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Plaquemine
  • Suburb of Baton Rouge, LA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Plaquemine is a suburb of Baton Rouge with a population of 6,680. Plaquemine is in Iberville Parish. Living in Plaquemine offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Plaquemine and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Plaquemine are above average.

About

About Plaquemine...
Population
6,680

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$161,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$848
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    435.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    30
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    15
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    660.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,447.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    30
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  12%

Working in Plaquemine

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$44,457
National
$62,843

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