Laplace is a medium-sized town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 28,317 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Laplace is the 14th largest community in Louisiana.
Laplace real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Laplace house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Laplace is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 sales jobs (12.98%), office and administrative support (12.15%), and management occupations (8.15%).
In Laplace, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.91 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Laplace doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Laplace who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.03% of the adults in Laplace have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Laplace in 2010 was $25,224, 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 $100,896 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, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Laplace is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.