Laplace, LA

Laplace profile

Living in Laplace

Laplace is a medium-sized town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 28,841 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Laplace is the 15th largest community in Louisiana.

Unlike some towns, Laplace isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Laplace are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Laplace is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Laplace who work in office and administrative support (12.25%), sales jobs (10.04%), and management occupations (9.37%).

In Laplace, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.09 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Laplace does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The education level of Laplace citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.21% of adults 25 and older in Laplace have a college degree.

The per capita income in Laplace in 2018 was $28,991, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,964 for a family of four. However, Laplace contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Laplace is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Laplace home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Laplace residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Laplace include French, German, Italian, English, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Laplace is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.