Violet is a census-designated area (CDP) in St. Bernard Church, Louisiana, United States. The population was 8,555 at the 2000 demographics. Violet lies on the eastern financial institution of the Mississippi River, about 7.5 miles (12.1 km) southeast of New Orleans and likewise becomes part of the New Orleans– Metairie– Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Location.
The area currently described as Violet LA was originally part of the Livaudais Ranch. Violet sprang up after the improvement of the Violet Canal. It was named by canal booster Albert Covington Janin, after his partner Violet Blair Janin, a Washington, D.C. socialite as well as additionally part of the influential Blair house for whom the Blair Residence throughout from the White House in Washington D.C. is called.
Albert Janin spent his young people in St. Bernard Church in the big Janin family house. His father, Louis Janin, Sr., a famous attorney who had really immigrated from France to New Orleans in 1828, sent his children to Europe for their education and learning and discovering, consisting of Albert. Albert was a companion with his papa’s law practice, consisting of the office in Washington, D. C., where he continued to desire marrying right into the Blair home. His as well as additionally Violet’s life with each other is educated in Virginia Jean Laas’s book, Love and also Power in the Nineteenth Century, the Marriage of Violet Blair.
Violet lies at 29 ° 54 ′ 4 ″ N 89 ° 53 ′ 49 ″ W( 29.901244, -89.896860).
According to the UNITED STATES Demographics Bureau, the CDP has an overall location of 4.5 square miles (11.8 km ²), of which 4.1 square miles (10.5 kilometres ² )is land as well as 0.5 square mile (1.2 kilometres ²) (10.57% )is water.
Since the census of 2000, there were 8,555 people, 2,744 homes, and likewise 2,266 houses staying in the CDP. The population density was 2,108.4 individuals per square mile (813.6/ kilometres ²). There were 2,918 realty systems at an ordinary density of 719.1 per square mile (277.5/ km ²). The racial cosmetics of the CDP was 58.29% White, 38.77% African American, 0.48% Aboriginal American, 0.58% Oriental, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from various other races, as well as additionally 1.48% from 2 and even much more races. Hispanic or Latino of any type of type of race were 4.29% of the population.
There were 2,744 homes out of which 45.5% had young people under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were joined pairs living together, 21.9% had a women homeowner with no partner present, and likewise 17.4% were non-families. 14.8% of all homes were made up of individuals as well as likewise 4.2% had someone living alone that was 65 years of ages or older. The regular house size was 3.10 as well as the regular family size was 3.41.
In the CDP, the population was expanded with 32.4% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and also 6.8% that were 65 years of age or older. The mean age was 31 years. For every 100 girls, there were 93.3 males. For every 100 ladies age 18 as well as likewise over, there were 90.2 males.
The mean profits for a home in the CDP was $32,993, as well as the typical revenues for a family was $36,616. Male had a typical income of $32,012 versus $24,799 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $13,894. Concerning 18.5% of member of the family as well as likewise 21.7% of the population were listed below the poverty line, including 29.7% of those under age 18 as well as 26.6% of those age 65 or over.
Elmer R. Tapper, previous participant of the Louisiana House of Representatives