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Plaquemines Parish

Population: 23,197

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 %

Households: 8,919

Number of Companies: 3,099

Men owned firms: 1,927

Women owned firms: 776

Veterans: 1,380

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