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Kaplan is in Vermilion Parish, in the Abbeville metro area.
The community was named for Abrom Kaplan, Russian immigrant who founded the community
The latitude of Kaplan is 29.997N. The longitude is -92.284W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,104.
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2% of Kaplan residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kaplan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kaplan was $12,340, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Kaplan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Kaplan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $239. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $640.
Libraries in Kaplan include Kaplan Branch, Vaughn-Copel Pecan Island Branch ... View libraries
Vermilion Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kaplan political report.
The average commute time for Kaplan workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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