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Census-designated place
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Jefferson
Coordinates 29°52′49″N 90°01′46″W / 29.88028°N 90.02944°W / 29.88028; -90.02944
Area 1.5 sq mi (3.9 km²)
 - land 1.5 sq mi (4 km²)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km²), 0%
Population 10,243 (2000)
Density 6,842.4 /sq mi (2,641.9 /km²)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 504

Timberlane is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 10,243 at the 2010 census. It is part of the New OrleansMetairieKenner Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Timberlane is located at 29°52′49″N 90°1′46″W / 29.88028°N 90.02944°W / 29.88028; -90.02944 (29.880140, -90.029523).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 11,405 people, 4,017 households, and 3,101 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 5,340.4 people per square mile (2,057.7/km²). There were 4,159 housing units at an average density of 1,947.5 per square mile (750.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 65.71% White, 23.49% African American, 0.72% Native American, 4.57% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 3.12% from other races, and 2.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.68% of the population.

There were 4,017 households out of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.4% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.8% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $49,278, and the median income for a family was $55,573. Males had a median income of $38,714 versus $25,370 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,674. About 7.2% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.9% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.

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