Ponchatoula is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 7,601, it is the 47th largest city in Louisiana and the 3748th largest city in the United States. Ponchatoula is currently growing at a rate of 1.54% annually and its population has increased by 15.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,559 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Ponchatoula has a population density of 1,606 people per square mile.
The average household income in Ponchatoula is $62,096 with a poverty rate of 21.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $813 per month, and the median house value is $148,300. The median age in Ponchatoula is 31.5 years, 29.8 years for males, and 32.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.1 males.