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"Andouille Capital of the World"
Laplace is in Saint John the Baptist Parish, in the New Orleans metro area.
It is the parish seat.
The latitude of Laplace is 30.066N. The longitude is -90.48W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 27,684.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Laplace demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint John the Baptist Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New Orleans area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 70068 ZIP code.
10% of Laplace residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Laplace ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Laplace was $17,090, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Laplace residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Laplace, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $389. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $843.
Libraries in Laplace include Saint John the Baptist Parish Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Laplace include LaPlace L'Observateur
Saint John the Baptist Parish supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Laplace political report.
The average commute time for Laplace workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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