Ponchatoula is a city located in Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 7,461, it is the 50th largest city in Louisiana and the 3804th largest city in the United States . Ponchatoula is currently growing at a rate of 0.62% annually and its population has increased by 13.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,559 in 2010. Ponchatoula reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Ponchatoula has a population density of 1,577 people per square mile.
The average household income in Ponchatoula is $61,202 with a poverty rate of 21.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $900 per month, and the median house value is $152,500. The median age in Ponchatoula is 34.4 years, 32.1 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.