Lacombe, Louisiana

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Lacombe, Louisiana
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Lacombe, Louisiana is located in Louisiana
Lacombe, Louisiana
Lacombe, Louisiana
Location of Lacombe in Louisiana
Coordinates: 30°18′54″N 89°55′53″W / 30.31500°N 89.93139°W / 30.31500; -89.93139Coordinates: 30°18′54″N 89°55′53″W / 30.31500°N 89.93139°W / 30.31500; -89.93139
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
ParishSt. Tammany
Area
 • Total27.51 sq mi (71.25 km2)
 • Land26.45 sq mi (68.50 km2)
 • Water1.06 sq mi (2.75 km2)
Elevation
13 ft (4 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total8,657
 • Density327.33/sq mi (126.38/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code985
FIPS code22-40665

Lacombe is a census-designated place (CDP) in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 8,679 at the 2010 census.[2]

Geography[edit]

Lacombe is located at 30°18′54″N 89°55′53″W / 30.31500°N 89.93139°W / 30.31500; -89.93139 (30.314863, -89.931462).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 27.5 square miles (71.2 km2), of which 26.4 square miles (68.5 km2) is land and 1.0 square mile (2.7 km2), or 3.86%, is water.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
20208,657
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

2020 census[edit]

Lacombe racial composition[6]
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 5,483 63.34%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 1,755 20.27%
Native American 54 0.62%
Asian 47 0.54%
Pacific Islander 2 0.02%
Other/Mixed 671 7.75%
Hispanic or Latino 645 7.45%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 8,657 people, 3,456 households, and 2,260 families residing in the CDP.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 7,518 people, 2,757 households, and 2,059 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 281.4 people per square mile (108.6/km2). There were 3,119 housing units at an average density of 116.7 per square mile (45.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 69.15% White, 25.31% African American, 1.60% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.36% from other races, and 2.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.58% of the population.

There were 2,757 households, out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 25.8% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $37,782, and the median income for a family was $45,465. Males had a median income of $37,580 versus $21,869 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,642. About 8.9% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.6% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over.


Education[edit]

Lacombe is within the St. Tammany Parish Public Schools district.

Schools that serve most of Lacombe include:

Schools that serve small sections of Lacombe:

  • Woodlake Elementary School in Mandeville serves a small portion of western Lacombe[13]
  • Mandeville Middle School near Mandeville serves a small portion of western Lacombe[14]
  • Slidell Junior High School in Slidell serves a small portion of eastern Lacombe[15]
  • Slidell High School in Slidell serves a small portion of eastern Lacombe[16]

Previously Fontainebleau High School served much of Lacombe.[17] Previously Mandeville High School served Lacombe.

The main campus of Northshore Technical Community College is in Lacombe. This campus was established in January 2017.[18]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 20, 2022.
  2. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Lacombe CDP, Louisiana". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 21, 2012.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lacombe CDP, Louisiana". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 21, 2012.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  6. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2021-12-28.
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. ^ Chahta-Ima Elementary attendance zone. St. Tammany Parish Public Schools. Retrieved on July 7, 2018.
  9. ^ Bayou Lacombe Middle attendance zone. St. Tammany Parish Public Schools. Retrieved on July 7, 2018.
  10. ^ Monteleone Junior High attendance zone. St. Tammany Parish Public Schools. Retrieved on July 7, 2018.
  11. ^ Lakeshore High School attendance zone. St. Tammany Parish Public Schools. Retrieved on July 7, 2018.
  12. ^ "Ribbon Cutting Held For Lakeshore High School".
  13. ^ "Woodlake Elementary attendance boundary." St. Tammany Parish Public Schools. Retrieved on July 7, 2018.
  14. ^ Madisonville Middle School attendance zone. St. Tammany Parish Public Schools. Retrieved on July 7, 2018.
  15. ^ Slidell Junior High School attendance zone. St. Tammany Parish Public Schools. Retrieved on July 7, 2018.
  16. ^ "Slidell High School Attendance Boundary - St. Tammany Parish Public". Retrieved 2018-07-07.
  17. ^ Fontainebleau High School Boundary. St. Tammany Parish Public Schools. December 1, 2006. Retrieved on July 7, 2018.
  18. ^ "Delgado's Slidell campus closing; students will have alternatives". Fox 8 News. 2016-08-25. Retrieved 2021-05-19. [...]Northshore Technical Community College or Nunez Community College, starting immediately.[...]

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