Port Sulphur is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Port Sulphur Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Plaquemines Parish at latitude 29.4805 and longitude -89.694. Plaquemines Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Port Sulphur Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 5.47 sq. miles and a water area of 3 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Sulphur: Grande Ecaille, Grande Port.Photos of the local Port Sulphur, LA area
|Population in Households||1,819|
|Population in Familes||1,537|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||18|
|Average Household Size||2.98|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||691 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||533 (77.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||77 (11.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||81 (11.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$81,279|
|Average Home Value||$106,075|
|Median Household Income||$41,246|
|Average Household Income||$51,983|
|Per Capita Income||$18,112|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.59%|
|Per Capita Income||1.68%|
The table below compares Port Sulphur 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||# 212||55th|
|Population Density1||# 323||32nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 66||86th|
|Median Household Income||# 206||57th|
|Per Capita Income||# 344||27th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.