Ville Platte Information

Ville Platte Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Ville Platte, LA

General Ville Platte Information

State: Louisiana

County: Evangeline Parish

Close cities: Eunice, LA, Chataignier, LA, Washington, LA, Pine Prairie, LA, Lawtell, LA, Mamou, LA, Ville Platte, LA, Reddell, LA, Bunkie, LA

Ville Platte Population (census data)
Total 8,282 (+1.4% since 2000)
Male 3,816 (46.1%)
Female 4,466 (53.9%)

Population Density: 2,710 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 84.7 (US Avg is 100)

Ville Platte Elevation: 72 feet above sea level

Land Area: 3.06 square miles

Median Household Income: $15,932

Zip Codes: 70586.

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Ville Platte Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (58.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (40.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
Ancestry Information:
  • French (12.7%)
  • United States (7.4%)
  • French Canadian (6.3%)
  • Irish (1.7%)
  • English (1.6%)
  • German (1.6%)

Local Ville Platte Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: New Orleans Saints, Houston Texans
NBA Basketball: , Houston Rockets
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: University of Louisiana,

Ville Platte School Information

High Schools
Bayou Chicot High School (4576 U.S. Highway 167 North, Ville Platte, LA, 70586 - Evangeline Parish School Board District)
Vidrine High School (5094 Vidrine Road, Ville Platte, LA, 70586 - Evangeline Parish School Board District)
Ville Platte High School (210 West Cotton Street, Ville Platte, LA, 70586 - Evangeline Parish School Board District)
Elementary Schools
Ville Platte Lower Elementary School (708 High School Drive, Ville Platte, LA, 70586 - Evangeline Parish School Board District)
Other/Private Schools
Evangeline Central School (4587 Vidrine Road, Ville Platte, LA, 70586 - Evangeline Parish School Board District)
James Stephens Montessori School (1500 Martin Luther King Drive, Ville Platte, LA, 70586 - Evangeline Parish School Board District)

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