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Tangipahoa, Louisiana
Village
Village of Tangipahoa
Location of Tangipahoa in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Tangipahoa in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Country  United States
State  Louisiana
Parish Tangipahoa
Founded c. 1853 (1853)
Incorporated 1866 (1866)
Area
 • Total 1.00 sq mi (2.60 km2)
 • Land 1.00 sq mi (2.60 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
177 ft (54 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 425
 • Density 422.89/sq mi (163.32/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 985
FIPS code 22-74760

Tangipahoa is a village in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 748 at the 2010 census. It was named after the Tangipahoa Native American tribe. Tangipahoa is part of the Hammond Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Tangipahoa is located at 30°52′32″N 90°30′45″W / 30.87556°N 90.51250°W / 30.87556; -90.51250 (30.875453, -90.512546).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 236
1880 259 9.7%
1900 297
1910 394 32.7%
1920 252 −36.0%
1930 304 20.6%
1940 319 4.9%
1950 352 10.3%
1960 465 32.1%
1970 469 0.9%
1980 493 5.1%
1990 569 15.4%
2000 747 31.3%
2010 748 0.1%
2020 425 −43.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Tangipahoa racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 34 8.0%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 362 85.18%
Native American 1 0.24%
Asian 1 0.24%
Other/Mixed 18 4.24%
Hispanic or Latino 9 2.12%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 425 people, 190 households, and 119 families residing in the village.

Notable person

  • Michael Jackson, NFL player and mayor from 2009 through 2012.
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