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Sorrento, Louisiana

Sorrento is a town in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 1,227 at the 2000 census. By the 2010 census it had grown 14.2%, to 1,401 inhabitants. It is part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Sorrento, Louisiana
Town
Location of Sorrento in Ascension Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Coordinates:30°10′49″N90°51′58″W /30.18028°N 90.86611°W /30.18028; -90.86611Coordinates: 30°10′49″N90°51′58″W /30.18028°N 90.86611°W /30.18028; -90.86611
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
ParishAscension
IncorporatedSeptember 11, 1956
Government
• MayorChris Guidry
Area
• Total3.69 sq mi (9.55 km2)
• Land3.65 sq mi (9.44 km2)
• Water0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)
Elevation
7 ft (2 m)
Population
• Total1,401
• Estimate
(2019)
1,704
• Density467.49/sq mi (180.49/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
• Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)225
FIPS code22-71225
Websitewww.sorrentola.gov

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Sorrento is located at 30°10′49″N90°51′58″W /30.18028°N 90.86611°W /30.18028; -90.86611 (30.180229, -90.866138).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.1 km2), all land.

Historical population
Census Pop.
19601,151
19701,1822.7%
19801,1971.3%
19901,119−6.5%
20001,2279.7%
20101,40114.2%
2019 (est.)1,70421.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,227 people, 446 households, and 337 families residing in the town. The population density was 392.5 people per square mile (151.4/km2). There were 494 housing units at an average density of 158.0 per square mile (60.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 83.70% White, 14.83% African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.41% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.39% of the population.

There were 446 households, out of which 37.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 19.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.0% had someone living alone who were 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 28.3% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,234, and the median income for a family was $40,208. Males had a median income of $35,662 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,803. About 14.2% of families and 16.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.8% of those under age 18 and 20.3% of those age 65 or over.

Sorrento Primary School (K-5)

Sorrento is home to River Parishes Community College, established in 1998.

The official journal for the Town of Sorrento is The Gonzales Weekly Citizen.

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  6. http://www.rpcc.edu/aboutUs.cfm - History of the College; accessed 27 Oct 2015.
  7. "Schexnayder Announces Candidacy". clayschexnayder.com. Archived from the original on July 7, 2012. RetrievedMay 16, 2012.

Sorrento, Louisiana
Sorrento Louisiana Language Watch Edit 160 160 Redirected from Sorrento LA Sorrento is a town in Ascension Parish Louisiana United States The population was 1 227 at the 2000 census By the 2010 census it had grown 14 2 to 1 401 inhabitants It is part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area Sorrento LouisianaTownLocation of Sorrento in Ascension Parish Louisiana Location of Louisiana in the United StatesCoordinates 30 10 49 N 90 51 58 W 30 18028 N 90 86611 W 30 18028 90 86611 Coordinates 30 10 49 N 90 51 58 W 30 18028 N 90 86611 W 30 18028 90 86611CountryUnited StatesStateLouisianaParishAscensionIncorporatedSeptember 11 1956Government MayorChris GuidryArea 1 Total3 69 sq mi 9 55 km2 Land3 65 sq mi 9 44 km2 Water0 04 sq mi 0 11 km2 Elevation7 ft 2 m Population 2010 Total1 401 Estimate 2019 2 1 704 Density467 49 sq mi 180 49 km2 Time zoneUTC 6 CST Summer DST UTC 5 CDT Area code s 225FIPS code22 71225Websitewww wbr sorrentola wbr gov Contents 1 Geography 2 Demographics 3 Education and media 4 Notable people 5 References 6 External linksGeography EditSorrento is located at 30 10 49 N 90 51 58 W 30 18028 N 90 86611 W 30 18028 90 86611 30 180229 90 866138 3 According to the United States Census Bureau the town has a total area of 3 1 square miles 8 1 km2 all land Demographics EditHistorical populationCensus Pop 19601 151 19701 1822 7 19801 1971 3 19901 119 6 5 20001 2279 7 20101 40114 2 2019 est 1 704 2 21 6 U S Decennial Census 4 As of the census 5 of 2000 there were 1 227 people 446 households and 337 families residing in the town The population density was 392 5 people per square mile 151 4 km2 There were 494 housing units at an average density of 158 0 per square mile 60 9 km2 The racial makeup of the town was 83 70 White 14 83 African American 0 41 Native American 0 08 Asian 0 41 from other races and 0 57 from two or more races Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1 39 of the population There were 446 households out of which 37 4 had children under the age of 18 living with them 59 6 were married couples living together 10 8 had a female householder with no husband present and 24 4 were non families 19 7 of all households were made up of individuals and 7 0 had someone living alone who were 65 years of age or older The average household size was 2 75 and the average family size was 3 20 In the town the population was spread out with 28 3 under the age of 18 9 5 from 18 to 24 31 1 from 25 to 44 20 6 from 45 to 64 and 10 4 who were 65 years of age or older The median age was 34 years For every 100 females there were 103 8 males For every 100 females age 18 and over there were 97 8 males The median income for a household in the town was 35 234 and the median income for a family was 40 208 Males had a median income of 35 662 versus 20 625 for females The per capita income for the town was 14 803 About 14 2 of families and 16 0 of the population were below the poverty line including 15 8 of those under age 18 and 20 3 of those age 65 or over Education and media EditSorrento Primary School K 5 Sorrento is home to River Parishes Community College established in 1998 6 The official journal for the Town of Sorrento is The Gonzales Weekly Citizen Notable people EditClay Schexnayder member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from Ascension Parish owns an automotive repair business in Sorrento 7 John Hot Rod Williams NBA player Toe Nash retired MLB playerReferences Edit 2019 U S Gazetteer Files United States Census Bureau Retrieved July 25 2020 a b Population and Housing Unit Estimates United States Census Bureau May 24 2020 Retrieved May 27 2020 US Gazetteer files 2010 2000 and 1990 United States Census Bureau 2011 02 12 Retrieved 2011 04 23 Census of Population and Housing Census gov Retrieved June 4 2015 U S Census website United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2008 01 31 http www rpcc edu aboutUs cfm History of the College accessed 27 Oct 2015 Schexnayder Announces Candidacy clayschexnayder com Archived from the original on July 7 2012 Retrieved May 16 2012 External links EditThe About Us History of the College page for River Parishes Community College contains Facts about the Sorrento area including the town s history Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Sorrento Louisiana amp oldid 1049807984, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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