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Sorrento is in Ascension Parish, in the Baton Rouge metro area.

The community was named for the region of Italy.

The latitude of Sorrento is 30.184N. The longitude is -90.859W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,292.


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Median household income
Local
$35,234
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sorrento demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Boucherie Festival - Oct. 12-14, 2007
  • Cajun Village Oktoberfest - Oct. 27-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Sorrento web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sorrento demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ascension Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Baton Rouge area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 70778 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Sorrento residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sorrento ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sorrento was $14,803, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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6% of Sorrento residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Sorrento, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $295.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $713.


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Ascension Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sorrento political report.

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The average commute time for Sorrento workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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