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Ville Platte is in Evangeline Parish.
It is the parish seat.
The community name means flat town in French.
The latitude of Ville Platte is 30.687N. The longitude is -92.271W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 72 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,297.
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2% of Ville Platte residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ville Platte ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ville Platte was $9,672, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Ville Platte residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Ville Platte, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $167. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $597.
Libraries in Ville Platte include Evangeline Parish Library ... View libraries
Evangeline Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ville Platte political report.
The average commute time for Ville Platte workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Ville Platte include Best Western Ville Platte.
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