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Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2016: 31,642 (49% urban, 51% rural); it was 31,435 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,489
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,378
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,596
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,904 (it was 2,884 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 652 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 49 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jefferson Davis Parish: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.3%), Construction (16.9%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (14.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (78.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (16.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
Median resident age:  38.3 years
Louisiana median age:  36.5 years
Males: 15,487  (48.9%)
Females: 16,155  (51.1%)

Jefferson Davis Parish,LA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Jefferson Davis Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,767 ($27,736 in 1999)

This county:

$38,767
Louisiana:

$45,146

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $440 (lower quartile is $330, upper quartile is $559)
This county:

$440
State:

$656


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $103,984 (it was $56,400 in 2000)
Jefferson Davis:

$103,984
Louisiana:

$158,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,410 - $170,254
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $983
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $277

Institutionalized population: 543
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 67 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2008: 70 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2009: 53 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2010: 91 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2011: 73 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2012: 61 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2013: 61 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2014: 89 buildings, average cost: $139,200
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $454 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $226 (0.2%)

Jefferson Davis Parish household income distribution in 2013 Jefferson Davis Parish home values distribution in 2013 Jefferson Davis Parish contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.1%
Jefferson Davis Parish:

20.1%
Louisiana:

20.2%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.1% for Black residents, 19.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.0% for American Indian residents, 17.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 38.3 years old
(Males: 36.3 years old, Females: 39.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.3 years old, Black residents: 34.0 years old, American Indian residents: 49.8 years old, Asian residents: 35.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.7 years old, Other race residents: 30.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jefferson Davis Parish is $351 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $421 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $533 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jennings, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Elton, Roanoke, Lacassine, Fenton.

Jefferson Davis Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Jefferson Davis Parish: Iota Racetrack (A), Crowley Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Rayne Water Treatment Facility (C), Morse Water Treatment Facility (D), Iota Water Treatment Facility (E), Estherwood Ferry (F), Quebodaux Ferry (G), Louisiana State University Experiment Station (H), Acadia Solid Waste Landfill (I), Louisiana State University Rice Research Center (J), Crowley-Rayne Industrial Park (K), Camelot Place (L), Hundley's Agriculture Museum (M), Acadia Rehabilitation Hospital (N), Acadia Parish Police Jury Barn (O), Acadia Parish Sheriff's Department - Detention Center (P), Blue Water Gas Plant (Q), Richard Volunteer Fire Department (R), Leleux Fire Station (S), Mire Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jefferson Davis Parish include: First Baptist Church of Evangeline (A), Church of the Assumption (B), Church of Jesus Christ (C), Faith Christian Fellowship Church (D), Saint Edwards Church (E), Baptist Collegiate Ministry (F), Saint Lawrence Church (G), Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church (H), Ebenezer United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Arceneaux Cemetery (1), Murphy Cemetery (2), McFarlain Cemetery (3), Simon Cemetery (4), Indian Cemetery (5), Istre Cemetery (6), Hookman Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Mitchell Lake (A), Ruppert Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bayou Jonas (A), Bayou Blanc (B), Coulee Andre (C), Coulee de Saule (D), Cole Gully (E), Gumpoint Gully (F), Blaise Lejuene Gully (G), Bideman Gully (H), Berwick Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Jefferson Davis Parish: Houssiere Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Calcasieu Parish , Washington Parish , Fayette County, Texas , Grimes County, Texas , Washington County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 903
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 267 (59.1% naturalized citizens)

Jefferson Davis Parish:

0.8%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Jefferson Davis Parish population
  • 702010 or later
  • 92000 to 2009
  • 81990 to 1999
  • 371980 to 1989
  • 631970 to 1979
  • 41Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.7%

Jefferson Davis Parish marital status for males Jefferson Davis Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,373
  • One, attached: 193
  • Two: 357
  • 3 or 4: 176
  • 5 to 9: 126
  • 10 to 19: 29
  • 20 to 49: 21
  • 50 or more: 37
  • Mobile homes: 2,414

Housing units in Jefferson Davis Parish with a mortgage: 3,407 (56 second mortgage, 147 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,656

Here:

42.9% with mortgage
State:

52.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jefferson Davis Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,10011
Evangelical Protestant6,07823
Mainline Protestant1,38411
Black Protestant4413
Other2302
None7,361-
Jefferson Davis Parish Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Jefferson Davis Parish:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Jefferson Davis Parish:

5.78 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson Davis Parish:

11.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson Davis Parish:

32.0%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in Jefferson Davis Parish:

Average size of farms: 504 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $50,416
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $227.64
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.36%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $64,204
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 38.05%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 76.20%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $69,656
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.61%
Average age of principal farm operators: 51 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.20
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.35%
All wheat for grain: 3285 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 16990 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 9 acres

Tornado activity:

Jefferson Davis Parish historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 988232.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 9 fatalities and 117 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 10/29/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jefferson Davis Parish-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 227.2 miles away from Jefferson Davis Parish center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 464.1 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 218.8 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 331.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 224.3 miles away from Jefferson Davis Parish center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 341.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 11, 2016 to August 31, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4277: August 14, 2016, FEMA Id: 4277, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 08, 2013 to January 17, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4102: February 22, 2013, FEMA Id: 4102, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to November 07, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1792: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1792, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to November 07, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3295: September 11, 2008, FEMA Id: 3295, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 01, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1786: September 02, 2008, FEMA Id: 1786, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3289: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3289, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 16, 2006 to November 08, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1668: November 02, 2006, FEMA Id: 1668, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1607: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1607, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3260: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3260, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1603: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1603, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson Davis Parish (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (23%)
  • Philippines (16%)
  • England (15%)
  • Honduras (13%)
  • Vietnam (10%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (4%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jefferson Davis Parish


  • French (except Basque) (20%)
  • American (11%)
  • French Canadian (11%)
  • Cajun (10%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (3%)
  • Irish (2%)

Jefferson Davis Parish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,365 (79.7%)
  • Carpooled: 1,154 (12.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 13 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 256 (2.8%)
  • Bicycle: 45 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 91 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 318 (3.4%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 296 people in nursing homes
  • 74 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in religious group quarters
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana in 2010:

  • 404 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 120 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,908.

5.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,844 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.21% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($26,115 average AGI)
1.31% relocated from other states ($7,727 average AGI)
Jefferson Davis Parish:

1.31%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Calcasieu Parish, LA  1.62% ($33,627 average AGI)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.78% ($30,210)
from Allen Parish, LA  0.29% ($26,567)
from Vermilion Parish, LA  0.29% ($77,833)
from Lafayette Parish, LA  0.28% ($24,448)
from St. Landry Parish, LA  0.20% ($22,095)
from Harris County, TX  0.12% ($37,231)


5.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.60% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($26,147 average AGI)
1.24% relocated to other states ($7,900 average AGI)
Jefferson Davis Parish:

1.24%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Calcasieu Parish, LA  1.84% ($33,337 average AGI)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.79% ($34,229)
to Lafayette Parish, LA  0.40% ($33,167)
to Allen Parish, LA  0.29% ($35,833)
to St. Landry Parish, LA  0.21% ($32,273)
to Harris County, TX  0.19% ($27,250)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.16% ($33,824)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.2

Births per 1000 population in Jefferson Davis Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson Davis Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson Davis Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson Davis Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson Davis Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson Davis Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson Davis Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson Davis Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Jefferson Davis Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,147 (4,039 aged, 1,108 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,184 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (415)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (379)
  • Congestive heart failure (302)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (276)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (273)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (216)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (190)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (165)
  • Unspecified dementia (152)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (108)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,539
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 192
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 22,516

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,621
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,094
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 101.3. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,642
  • In family households: 26,474 (3,817 male householders, 3,914 female householders)
    5,437 spouses, 10,496 children (9,404 natural, 289 adopted, 795 stepchildren), 1,181 grandchildren, 291 brothers or sisters, 274 parents, 385 other relatives, 669 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,628 (1,627 male householders (1,274 living alone)), 2,102 female householders (1,894 living alone)), 895 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 514

Size of family households: 3,422 2-persons, 1,791 3-persons, 1,235 4-persons, 726 5-persons, 314 6-persons, 248 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,168 1-person, 444 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 57 4-persons, 33 5-persons.

4,169 married couples with children.
2,618 single-parent households (722 men, 1,896 women).

91.5% of residents of Jefferson Davis speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
6.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $186,601,000 ($5,974 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,336,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $71,277,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $42,283,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $23,197,000
Federal grants: $43,044,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,210,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,590,000 ($143,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,270,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,503,000
Federal Government insurance: $77,620,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,528
Here:

81 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,693
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +25
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -991
Here -32 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Jefferson Davis Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.79 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Note: State values scaled to Jefferson Davis Parish population
  • 2172014 or later
  • 2762010 to 2013
  • 2,1062000 to 2009
  • 1,5701990 to 1999
  • 1,4221980 to 1989
  • 2,1271970 to 1979
  • 1,9721960 to 1969
  • 1,7321950 to 1959
  • 7631940 to 1949
  • 1,4581939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Note: State values scaled to Jefferson Davis Parish population
  • 551 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 2203 rooms
  • 9784 rooms
  • 2,0625 rooms
  • 1,9436 rooms
  • 1,1527 rooms
  • 7948 rooms
  • 7999+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Note: State values scaled to Jefferson Davis Parish population
  • 471 room
  • 1002 rooms
  • 3983 rooms
  • 9094 rooms
  • 1,1525 rooms
  • 4786 rooms
  • 2447 rooms
  • 708 rooms
  • 279+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Note: State values scaled to Jefferson Davis Parish population
  • 51no bedroom
  • 1731 bedroom
  • 1,4912 bedrooms
  • 4,8343 bedrooms
  • 1,3584 bedrooms
  • 695+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Note: State values scaled to Jefferson Davis Parish population
  • 52no bedroom
  • 4111 bedroom
  • 1,2722 bedrooms
  • 1,4803 bedrooms
  • 1844 bedrooms
  • 275+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson Davis Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Jefferson Davis Parish population
  • 291no vehicle
  • 2,4571 vehicle
  • 3,2222 vehicles
  • 1,4293 vehicles
  • 4624 vehicles
  • 1725+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson Davis Parish in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Jefferson Davis Parish population
  • 544no vehicle
  • 1,9641 vehicle
  • 7972 vehicles
  • 343 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 505+ vehicles

85.1% of Jefferson Davis Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 94% lived in Louisiana.

Jefferson Davis Parish:

85.1%
State average:

86.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 27,754
  • Other state: 3,515
  • Northeast: 265
  • Midwest: 419
  • South: 2,288
  • West: 544
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jefferson Davis Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.1%Electricity
  • 32.1%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 69.3%Electricity
  • 29.0%Utility gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 352
Here:

9.1%
Louisiana:

17.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 112
Here:

5.8%
Louisiana:

17.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 71
Here:

6.6%
Louisiana:

17.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,129
  • Number of aged recipients: 124
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,005
  • Number of recipients under 18: 178
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 659
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 292
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 462
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 463
Jefferson Davis Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
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Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Jefferson Davis Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Most common first names in Jefferson Davis Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary18377.0 years
John17870.3 years
Joseph16571.2 years
James8272.6 years
Marie7379.0 years
William7372.2 years
Charles7272.1 years
Robert6867.8 years
Willie6573.5 years
Louis6376.1 years
Most common last names in Jefferson Davis Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Broussard20076.1 years
Fontenot16275.0 years
Miller14776.5 years
Trahan13474.1 years
Benoit13273.3 years
Guidry11373.7 years
Hebert11175.4 years
Landry10575.9 years
Leblanc10074.7 years
Richard9472.7 years
Businesses in Jefferson Davis Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Payless1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1Popeyes1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In2
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway3
Days Inn1T-Mobile1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1Toyota1
Goodwill2U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS3
Hilton1Waffle House1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Nike2