Plaquemines Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Pointe à la Hache and the largest community is Belle Chasse. The parish was formed in 1807.
Plaquemines Parish is part of the New Orleans–Metairie metropolitan statistical area. It was severely damaged in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005, and in hurricane events
Population & More
Median Household Income: $ 57,204
Persons in poverty: 15.1 %
High school graduate: 83.7 %
Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.1 %
Persons without health insurance: 11.3 %
Number of Companies: 3,099
Men owned firms: 1,927
Women owned firms: 776
Cities & Zip Codes: Belle Chasse, 70037 - Braithwaite, 70040 - Buras, 70041 - Pilottown, 70081 - Port Sulphur, 70083 - Venice, 70091 - Belle Chasse, 70093 - Boothville, 70038 - Empire, 70050 - Pointe A La Hache, 70082.