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Apartments for rent in Ponchatoula, LA

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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Ponchatoula

We are in the downtown area. There are several local restaurants nearby. There are annual festivals in the area

Lots of "green space". Quite a few shops & restaurants that I frequent alone or with friends and family.

We go all over the place, movies places to eat hoenstly I love living in the countryside of ponchatoula

I like the fact that my house is kind of far off the road. I do have some friendly neighbors. I can rely on one of my neighbors if I need anything. We have the app next door to see if anything is going on in our neighborhood.

i like verythin gabout my neighborhood. They wpole on here are very good to hang out with ad they are

I like going to the park with my family it's very nice clean comfortable quite everyone in their own space without harming anyone feels safe

Who Lives Here

Ponchatoula Demographics

Education

High School

54%

Associate's

30%

Bachelor's

13%

Master's

3%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

47%

3 people

23%

4 people

15%

5 people

13%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

51%

50-100k

31%

100-150k

10%

150-200k

5%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

13%

10-20

13%

20-45

36%

45-65

22%

65+

16%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Ponchatoula?

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

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*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Ponchatoula

Ponchatoula Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

28%

15-30 Mins

26%

30-40 Mins

6%

40-60 Mins

21%

60+ Mins

19%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 33

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 6 of 10 renters

Has Sidewalks

No

Say 8 of 10 renters

Percentage: 2626

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 5 of 10 renters

What Renters Are Saying

Ponchatoula Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 9 of 10 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 9 of 10 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 8 of 10 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 8 of 10 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 7 of 10 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 7 of 10 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 6 of 10 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 6 of 10 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 6 of 10 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 5 of 10 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 5 of 10 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 5 of 10 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 5 of 10 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 5 of 10 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 6 of 10 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 7 of 10 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 7 of 10 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 8 of 10 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 8 of 10 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 9 of 10 renters

Ponchatoula Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Ponchatoula

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Ponchatoula, LA

A small town located in Louisiana, Ponchatoula has slightly less than 7,000 residents. Families with young children should fit right in, as kids under 5 account for an above-average 9% of the population, while young adults feature less prominently in the demographics. Overall, the town's population, with an average age of just under 35, is younger than most cities in Louisiana. The majority of Ponchatoula residents own their homes, and 33% of residents rent. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $806/month. Over the course of a year, renters in Ponchatoula will save around $900 compared to the state average.

Compared to the national average, Ponchatoula has a relatively high percentage of residents older than 25 who have earned a high school degree or GED (21%). Additionally, 10% have a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree. Many Ponchatoula residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, retail, and education. Together, these industries make up 19% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the town's workers are in sales, as 9% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. Ponchatoula workers earn an average annual income of around $57K, about $3,000 less than the average Louisiana resident. Ponchatoula's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).

With an average commute time of about 32 minutes, slower than most cities in the state, Ponchatoula residents find that it takes some patience traveling to work. Driving a car or truck is the typical means of commuting to work, chosen by 38% of workers, while public transit isn't used. A small percentage of commuters walk to work.