LA

National Population : 333,590,059
Louisiana State Population : 4,925,693

About Ville Platte, LA

Ville Platte, LA is located in Evangeline County in the state of Louisiana.

The total City Population for Ville Platte is about 8,829 with about 676 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 21,228.

The Average Home Value is $89,700.00, which is roughly 29% lower than the Average Home Value of $125,814.00 for the state of Louisiana, and roughly 52% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $33,013.00, which is roughly 26% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $44,453.00 for the state of Louisiana, and roughly 43% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Ville Platte is about 20.2%.

Louisiana is ranked #42 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 24.35 out of 100.

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Voting

Evangeline County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 62.38% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 71.72%
Democratic: 26.98%
Other: 0.68%
Libertarian: 0.62%


Nearby Locations

Mamou, LA (8.76 mi.)
Saint Landry, LA (13.52 mi.)
Washington, LA (14.37 mi.)
Eunice, LA (15.71 mi.)
Opelousas, LA (16.01 mi.)
Le Moyen, LA (16.96 mi.)
Morrow, LA (16.96 mi.)
Eola, LA (18.36 mi.)
Whitehall, LA (18.36 mi.)
Bunkie, LA (18.36 mi.)
Church Point, LA (19.97 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 70586
Latitude : 30.767957
Longitude : -92.385334
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 94 ft.
Area Code(s) : 337

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.55
Male Population Estimate : 46.66%
Female Population Estimate : 49.03%
Median Age : 36.7
Male Median Age : 35.4
Female Median Age : 38.0

White Population Estimate : 63.25%
Black Population Estimate : 31.76%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.06%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.44%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.05%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.55%
Other Population Estimate : 0.57%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Ville Platte specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Evangeline County: About 8 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Evangeline County: About 191 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Evangeline County is about 51% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 34% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.