Plaquemine is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 6,871 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Plaquemine is the 71st largest community in Louisiana.
Plaquemine is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Plaquemine is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Plaquemine who work in office and administrative support (20.16%), healthcare (10.43%), and food service (10.17%).
As is often the case in a small city, Plaquemine doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Plaquemine are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.33% of adults in Plaquemine have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Plaquemine in 2010 was $24,456, 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 $97,824 for a family of four. However, Plaquemine contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Plaquemine is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Plaquemine home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Plaquemine residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Plaquemine include African, Italian, Irish, and German.
The most common language spoken in Plaquemine is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.