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Waggaman
Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

ZipCodes
70094




Page Contents for Waggaman, Louisiana

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.
The population of Waggaman is approximately 9,435 2000, 10015 2010.
The approximate number of families is 3,096 2000, 3377 2010.
The amount of land area in Waggaman is 14.434 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Waggaman is 5.58 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 2.53 sq kilometers.
The distance from Waggaman to Washington DC is 1002 miles.
The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 65 miles. (as the crow flies)
Waggaman is positioned 29.93 degrees north of the equator and 90.23 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Waggaman elevation is 6 feet above sea level.
Waggaman per capita income is $ 12,078 2000.
Waggaman median income is $ 36,000 2005.
The Waggaman median home price is $ 86,300 2005.

Location

in southeastern Louisiana about 12 miles from New Orleans and about six miles from Kenner. Other nearby communities include Harahan, River Ridge, Avondale, Elmwood, Bridge City, Ama and Jefferson.
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History & History Related Items

The area was named for U.S. Senator George Augustus Waggaman 1782-1843 who settled in the area with his wife, Camille Arnoult, who inherited a large tract of land there. They built a large plantation which they named Avondale. The Avondale home was taken by the Mississippi River in the early 1900s.
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Waggaman City Government

Waggaman is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Parish and, as such, is governed by the Parish.

Waggaman Chamber

Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
3421 N. Causeway Blvd, Ste 203
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: 504-835-3880
Improving business, Improving Lives in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

Waggaman Organizations

Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
3421 N. Causeway Blvd, Ste 203
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: 504-835-3880
Improving business, Improving Lives in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana Waggaman

Miscellany

The population of Waggaman was:
1990 - 9,405
2000 - 9,435

The number of housing units was:
1990 - 2,966
2000 - 3,096


Median age:
2000 - 32.7 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 33,084
2005 - $ 36,000

Median house value:
2000 - $ 64,100
2005 - $ 86,300

Waggaman is located in the Central Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.


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