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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Laplace is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 sales jobs (10.80%), office and administrative support (10.07%), and management occupations (8.65%).
One downside of living in Laplace is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Laplace, the average commute to work is 31.58 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Laplace is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
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. 17.55% of adults 25 and older in Laplace have a college degree.
The per capita income in Laplace in 2010 was $28,418, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,672 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.