Tangipahoa, Louisiana

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Tangipahoa, Louisiana
Village
Location of Tangipahoa in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Tangipahoa in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Coordinates: 30°52′32″N 90°30′45″W / 30.87556°N 90.51250°W / 30.87556; -90.51250Coordinates: 30°52′32″N 90°30′45″W / 30.87556°N 90.51250°W / 30.87556; -90.51250
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Tangipahoa
Government
 • Mayor Brenda V. Nevels (elected 2012)
Area[1]
 • Total 1.00 sq mi (2.60 km2)
 • Land 1.00 sq mi (2.60 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 177 ft (54 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 748
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 821
 • Density 816.92/sq mi (315.50/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 985
FIPS code 22-74760

Tangipahoa is a village in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 747 at the 2000 census. It was named after the Tangipahoa Native American tribe.

Tangipahoa is part of the Hammond Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Tangipahoa is located at 30°52′32″N 90°30′45″W / 30.87556°N 90.51250°W / 30.87556; -90.51250 (30.875453, -90.512546).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 236
1880 259 9.7%
1900 297
1910 394 32.7%
1920 252 −36.0%
1930 304 20.6%
1940 319 4.9%
1950 352 10.3%
1960 465 32.1%
1970 469 0.9%
1980 493 5.1%
1990 569 15.4%
2000 747 31.3%
2010 748 0.1%
Est. 2016 821 [2] 9.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 747 people, 235 households, and 171 families residing in the village. The population density was 791.5 inhabitants per square mile (306.8/km²). There were 266 housing units at an average density of 281.8 per square mile (109.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 8.43% White and 91.57% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.13% of the population.

There were 235 households out of which 47.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 25.5% were married couples living together, 40.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.2% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.18 and the average family size was 3.76.

In the village, the population was spread out with 41.8% under the age of 18, 11.2% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 15.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females there were 79.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 71.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $13,438, and the median income for a family was $14,226. Males had a median income of $21,875 versus $12,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $6,775. About 45.7% of families and 50.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 62.7% of those under age 18 and 41.8% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 2, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.