The Waggaman Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Jefferson Parish at latitude 29.9378 and longitude -90.2312. Jefferson Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.
The formal official name is the Waggaman Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Waggaman, Louisiana.
The U5 Census Class Code for Waggaman indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
The formal boundaries for the Waggaman Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.5 sq. miles and a water area of 1.07 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Waggaman: Wagaman.
|Population in Households||10,071|
|Population in Familes||8,835|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.94|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,587 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,523 (70.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||903 (25.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||161 ( 4.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$109,741|
|Average Home Value||$124,970|
|Median Household Income||$40,939|
|Average Household Income||$52,292|
|Per Capita Income||$17,885|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.88%|
|Per Capita Income||1.73%|
The table below compares Waggaman to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 58||88th|
|Population Density1||# 64||87th|
|Diversity Index2||# 63||87th|
|Median Household Income||# 209||56th|
|Per Capita Income||# 353||26th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.