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La Salle Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Jena and as of 2000, the population is 14,282. A parish is a type of administrative subdivision. ... A state of the United States (U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states, four of which officially favor the term commonwealth which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English and French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans at last census; probably Baton Rouge since Hurricane Katrina Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 31st 134,382 km² 210 km 610 km 16 29°N to 33°N 89°W to 94°W Population... A parish seat is the administrative center of a parish in the US state of Louisiana. ... The town of Jena is the parish seat of La Salle Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...

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Geography

The parish has a total area of 1,716 km2 (662 mi2). 1,616 km2 (624 mi2) of it is land and 100 km2 (39 mi2) of it is water. The total area is 5.82% water. Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Adjacent parishes

Caldwell Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Catahoula Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Avoyelles Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Rapides Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Grant Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Winn Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 14,282 people, 5,291 households, and 3,798 families residing in the parish. The population density was 9/km2 (23/mi2). There were 6,273 housing units at an average density of 4/km2 (10/mi2). The racial makeup of the parish was 86.13% White, 12.20% Black or African American, 0.64% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.20% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. 0.82% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 5,291 households out of which 33.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.00% were married couples living together, 9.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.20% were non-families. 25.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.03. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the parish the population was spread out with 26.10% under the age of 18, 9.40% from 18 to 24, 27.20% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 14.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 100.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.20 males.


The median income for a household in the parish was $28,189, and the median income for a family was $36,197. Males had a median income of $27,431 versus $19,697 for females. The per capita income for the parish was $14,033. 18.70% of the population and 14.90% of families were below the poverty line. 23.70% of those under the age of 18 and 18.90% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population living in poverty The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns


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State of Louisiana The town of Jena is the parish seat of La Salle Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... Midway is a census-designated place located in La Salle Parish, Louisiana. ... Olla is a town located in La Salle Parish, Louisiana. ... Tullos is a town located in La Salle and Winn parishes in Louisiana. ... Urania is a town located in La Salle Parish, Louisiana in the United States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Louisiana. ... A state of the United States (U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states, four of which officially favor the term commonwealth which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English and French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans at last census; probably Baton Rouge since Hurricane Katrina Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 31st 134,382 km² 210 km 610 km 16 29°N to 33°N 89°W to 94°W Population...

Regions:

Acadiana | Florida Parishes | Greater New Orleans | Northwest Louisiana | River Parishes This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Official flag of Acadiana Acadiana is the official name given to the traditional 22-parish Cajun homeland of South Louisiana, United States. ... The Florida Parishes The Florida Parishes are those parishes in Louisiana which were part of West Florida in the early 19th century. ... The New Orleans Metropolitan Area, or Greater New Orleans, is the largest metropolitan area in Louisiana, centered around New Orleans. ... Northwest Louisiana is a region in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... River Parishes The River Parishes are those parishes in Louisiana between New Orleans and Baton Rouge that span both banks of the Mississippi River. ...

Largest cities:

Alexandria | Baton Rouge (Capital) | Bossier City | Houma | Kenner | Lafayette | Lake Charles | Metairie | Monroe | New Iberia | New Orleans | Shreveport Alexandria is a city in Louisiana, U.S.A.; it is the parish seat of Rapides Parish, on the south bank of the Red River in almost the exact geographic center of the state. ... Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Nickname: Red Stick Map Political Statistics Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817 Mayor Melvin Kip Holden Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 204. ... This is a list of United States state capitals: Trivia - Jefferson City (Missouri) has the longest name of the U.S. state capitals - Only two of the U.S. state capitals are named for their state: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Indianapolis, Indiana retard See also List of current and former... Bossier City is a city located in Bossier Parish, Louisiana. ... The city of Houma (pronounced homeah) is the parish seat of Terrebonne Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... Kenner is a city located in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, on the East Bank of the Mississippi River. ... Lafayette is a city located on the Vermilion River in Lafayette Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Downtown Lake Charles from a beach on the opposite side of Lake Charles (the lake). ... Metairie (local pronunciations , ) is an unincorporated, census-designated place (CDP) located in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. ... The city of Monroe is the parish seat of Ouachita Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... The small city of New Iberia is the parish seat of Iberia Parish, in the US state of Louisiana, 125 miles (201 km) west of New Orleans. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot Official website: http://www. ... Official website: www. ...

Metropolitan Areas: Greater New Orleans | Shreveport-Bossier City | Lafayette-New Iberia | Lake Charles-Sulfur | Monroe-West Monroe | Alexandria-Pineville | Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Parishes:

Acadia | Allen | Ascension | Assumption | Avoyelles | Beauregard | Bienville | Bossier | Caddo | Calcasieu | Caldwell | Cameron | Catahoula | Claiborne | Concordia | De Soto | East Baton Rouge | East Carroll | East Feliciana | Evangeline | Franklin | Grant | Iberia | Iberville | Jackson | Jefferson | Jefferson Davis | La Salle | Lafayette | Lafourche | Lincoln | Livingston | Madison | Morehouse | Natchitoches | Orleans | Ouachita | Plaquemines | Pointe Coupee | Rapides | Red River | Richland | Sabine | St. Bernard | St. Charles | St. Helena | St. James | St. John the Baptist | St. Landry | St. Martin | St. Mary | St. Tammany | Tangipahoa | Tensas | Terrebonne | Union | Vermilion | Vernon | Washington | Webster | West Baton Rouge | West Carroll | West Feliciana | Winn A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large city and its adjacent zone of influence, or of several neighboring cities or towns and adjoining areas, with one or more large cities serving as its hub or hubs. ... The New Orleans Metropolitan Area, or Greater New Orleans, is the largest metropolitan area in Louisiana, centered around New Orleans. ... Shreveport, Louisiana is the third largest metropolitan city in the state of Louisiana, USA. It is located in Caddo Parish, and as of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 200,145. ... Lafayette is a city located on the Vermilion River in Lafayette Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Lake Charles is a city located in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 71,757. ... The city of Monroe is the parish seat of Ouachita Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... This article needs to be updated. ... Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Nickname: Red Stick Map Political Statistics Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817 Mayor Melvin Kip Holden Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 204. ... List of Louisiana parishes The state of Louisiana is divided into parishes in the same way that the other states of the United States are divided into counties. ... Acadia Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Allen Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Ascension Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Assumption Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Avoyelles Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Beauregard Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Bienville Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Bossier Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Caddo Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Calcasieu Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Caldwell Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Cameron Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Catahoula Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Claiborne Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Concordia Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... De Soto Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... East Baton Rouge Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... East Carroll Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... East Feliciana Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Evangeline Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Franklin Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Grant Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Iberia Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Iberville Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Jackson Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Jefferson Parish is a parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Jefferson Davis Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Lafayette Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Lafourche Parish is a parish located in the south of the state of Louisiana. ... Lincoln Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Livingston Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Madison Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Morehouse Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Natchitoches Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot Official website: http://www. ... Ouachita Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Plaquemines Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Pointe Coupee Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Rapides Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Red River Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Richland Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Sabine Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Location Location of St. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... Tangipahoa Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Tensas Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Terrebonne Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Union Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Vermilion Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Vernon Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Washington Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Webster Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... West Baton Rouge Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... West Carroll Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... West Feliciana Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Winn Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ...


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La Salle Parish, Louisiana LA, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk (476 words)
La Salle Parish is one of 64 parishes in Louisiana.
This was a decrease of -.85% from the 2000 census.
Cemeteries in La Salle Parish include Antioch Cemetery, Belah Cemetery, Blake Cemetery, Chalk Hill Cemetery, Chevallier Cemetery, Coon Cemetery, Dayton Cemetery, Dempsey Cemetery, Doughty Cemetery, Eden Cemetery...
La Salle Parish, Louisiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (0 words)
The parish seat is Jena and as of 2000, the population is 14,282.
La Salle Parish is the home of former conservative Democratic state senator, congressman, and district attorney Speedy O. Long, a member of the popular Long political dynasty.
In the parish the population was spread out with 26.10% under the age of 18, 9.40% from 18 to 24, 27.20% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 14.80% who were 65 years of age or older.
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