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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Laplace who work in office and administrative support (10.77%), sales jobs (10.43%), and management occupations (8.34%).
Being a small town, Laplace does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Laplace is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.87% of adults 25 and older in Laplace have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Laplace in 2010 was $23,898, 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 $95,592 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 German, Italian, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Laplace is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.