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Sabine Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2014: 24,199 (12% urban, 88% rural); it was 23,459 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,103
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,441
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,468
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,078 (it was 1,753 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 865 sq. mi.

Water area: 146.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sabine Parish: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (25.4%), Educational, health and social services (14.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Sabine Parish, Louisiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (69.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (16.5%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (7.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Louisiana median age:  35.0 years
Males: 11,992  (49.6%)
Females: 12,207  (50.4%)
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Sabine Parish,LA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Sabine Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,900 ($26,655 in 1999)

This county:

$35900
Louisiana:

$44164

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $296 (lower quartile is $132, upper quartile is $437)
This county:

$296
State:

$620


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $76,059 (it was $48,200 in 2000)
Sabine:

$76,059
Louisiana:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $35,180 - $144,207
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $930
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $271

Institutionalized population: 406

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 59
  • Burglaries: 90
  • Thefts: 178
  • Auto thefts: 17
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 124 buildings, average cost: $75,900
  • 2012: 58 buildings, average cost: $204,600
  • 2013: 44 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2014: 67 buildings, average cost: $219,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $280 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $264 (0.4%)

Sabine Parish household income distribution in 2009 Sabine Parish home values distribution Sabine Parish contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.9%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.8% for Black residents, 26.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.7% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 39.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.6%
Sabine Parish:

20.6%
Louisiana:

19.8%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.6% for Black residents, 30.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.9% for American Indian residents, 68.2% for other race residents, 43.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 40 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 41 years old, Other race residents: 41 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sabine Parish is $392 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $554 a month.

Cities in this county include: Many, Zwolle, Pleasant Hill, Florien, Fort Jesup, Converse, Belmont, Fisher, Noble.

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

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Neighboring counties: Appling County, Georgia , Adams County, Mississippi , Caldwell Parish , Bell County, Texas , Houston County, Alabama , Quitman County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 705
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 227 (39% naturalized citizens)

Sabine Parish:

1.0%
Whole state:

2.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 69
  • 1990 to 1994: 48
  • 1985 to 1989: 10
  • 1980 to 1984: 20
  • 1975 to 1979: 38
  • 1970 to 1974: 6
  • 1970 to 1974: 6
  • 1965 to 1969: 30

Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.1%

Sabine Parish marital status for males Sabine Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,983
  • One, attached: 150
  • Two: 293
  • 3 or 4: 136
  • 5 to 9: 151
  • 10 to 19: 39
  • 20 or more: 35
  • Mobile homes: 5,798
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 86

Housing units in Sabine Parish with a mortgage: 1,453 (66 second mortgage, 75 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,999

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

59.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sabine Parish

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,03484
Catholic4,9744
Black Protestant8034
Mainline Protestant6447
Other3622
None4,416-
Sabine 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: 6
Sabine Parish:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Sabine Parish:

5.50 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sabine Parish:

12.8%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Sabine Parish:

31.8%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.1%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in Sabine Parish:

Average size of farms: 155 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $165,502
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $45.76
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.18%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 99.33%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $117,949
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.55%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.33%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $42,848
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.29%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 27.81
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.69%
Vegetables: 28 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 16 acres

Earthquake activity:

Sabine Parish-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 82% 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 327.2 miles away from Sabine Parish center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 261.6 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 264.1 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 337.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 271.5 miles away from Sabine Parish center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 433.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • LouisianaHurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to November 7, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1792): September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1792, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaHurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 1, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1786): September 2, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1786, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaHurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3289): August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3289, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 16, 2006 to November 8, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1668): November 2, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1668, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • LouisianaHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to November 1, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1607): September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1607, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to November 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3260): September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3260, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 26, 2005 to November 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3212): August 27, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3212, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaLoss of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Incident Period: February 1, 2003, Emergency Declared (EM-3172): February 1, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3172, Natural disaster type: Other
  • LouisianaWestern Louisiana Fire Complex, Incident Period: September 8, 2000 to September 22, 2000, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • LouisianaFreezing Rain and Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 22, 1998 to December 28, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1264): January 21, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1264, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Freeze
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sabine Parish (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 2, Freezes: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (27%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (34%)
  • Thailand (11%)
  • Vietnam (10%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Guatemala (8%)
  • Brazil (6%)
  • Canada (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sabine Parish (%):

  • United States or American (21%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (7%)
  • German (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Sabine Parish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,197 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 1,390 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 37 (0%)
  • Railroad: 15 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 191 (2%)
  • Other means: 185 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 261 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Sabine Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 269 people in nursing homes
  • 118 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Sabine Parish, Louisiana in 2010:

  • 241 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 165 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,241.

5.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,005 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.36% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($33,513 average AGI)
1.92% relocated from other states ($11,490 average AGI)
Sabine Parish:

1.92%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Vernon Parish, LA  0.56% ($34,810 average AGI)
from Natchitoches Parish, LA  0.52% ($43,051)
from Caddo Parish, LA  0.37% ($49,607)
from De Soto Parish, LA  0.37% ($49,393)
from Calcasieu Parish, LA  0.16% ($49,833)
from Ouachita Parish, LA  0.16% ($20,333)


4.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,988 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.90% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($23,988 average AGI)
1.59% relocated to other states ($12,000 average AGI)
Sabine Parish:

1.59%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Natchitoches Parish, LA  0.54% ($40,200 average AGI)
to Vernon Parish, LA  0.50% ($32,432)
to Caddo Parish, LA  0.40% ($49,800)
to De Soto Parish, LA  0.30% ($46,545)
to Calcasieu Parish, LA  0.20% ($31,333)
to Rapides Parish, LA  0.20% ($27,533)
to Harris County, TX  0.13% ($30,300)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.1

Births per 1000 population in Sabine Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Sabine Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Sabine Parish

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sabine Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sabine Parish


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,636 (3,619 aged, 1,017 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,426 (23%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (494)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (323)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (215)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (189)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (163)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (126)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (122)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (113)
  • Congestive heart failure (105)
  • Person injured in unspecified motor-vehicle accident, traffic (103)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.23
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5212.570
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 186.310
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30885.84

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1425.210
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1198.180

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12.59
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 37.84

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,793
  • In family households: 20,537 (4,788 male householders, 1,968 female householders)
    4,950 spouses, 6,808 children (6,159 natural, 160 adopted, 489 stepchildren), 814 grandchildren, 192 brothers or sisters, 140 parents, 267 other relatives, 497 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,256 (1,507 male householders (1,326 living alone)), 1,359 female householders (1,224 living alone)), 390 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 440 (406 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,197 2-persons, 1,473 3-persons, 1,194 4-persons, 589 5-persons, 193 6-persons, 110 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,550 1-person, 267 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

3,822 married couples with children.
1,578 single-parent households (298 men, 1,280 women).

97.1% of residents of Sabine Parish speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (25% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $157,552,000 ($6671 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,265,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $68,007,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $36,358,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $500,000
Federal grants: $45,903,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,641,000 ($2,883,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,143,000 ($110,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $297,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,872,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,335,000

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

Births: 1,761
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,393
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +62
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -58
Here -2 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Sabine Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.39 millions of gallons per day (38% from ground, 62% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 520
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,472
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,113
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,644
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,191
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,689
  • 1950 to 1959: 744
  • 1940 to 1949: 561
  • 1939 or earlier: 383
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sabine Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 99
  • 3 rooms: 387
  • 4 rooms: 1,497
  • 5 rooms: 2,285
  • 6 rooms: 1,647
  • 7 rooms: 773
  • 8 rooms: 456
  • 9+ rooms: 310
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 125
  • 3 rooms: 272
  • 4 rooms: 475
  • 5 rooms: 451
  • 6 rooms: 282
  • 7 rooms: 92
  • 8 rooms: 26
  • 9+ rooms: 17
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sabine Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 31
  • 1 bedroom: 232
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,290
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,093
  • 4 bedrooms: 726
  • 5+ bedrooms: 96
  • no bedroom: 31
  • 1 bedroom: 360
  • 2 bedrooms: 673
  • 3 bedrooms: 548
  • 4 bedrooms: 120
  • 5+ bedrooms: 21
Cars and other vehicles available in Sabine Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 478
  • 1 vehicle: 2,412
  • 2 vehicles: 3,219
  • 3 vehicles: 1,043
  • 4 vehicles: 224
  • 5+ vehicles: 92
  • no vehicle: 466
  • 1 vehicle: 836
  • 2 vehicles: 384
  • 3 vehicles: 51
  • 4 vehicles: 10
  • 5+ vehicles: 6

64% of Sabine Parish residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Louisiana.

Sabine Parish:

64.3%
State average:

59.6%

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

  • This state: 18817
  • Northeast: 137
  • Midwest: 607
  • South: 3132
  • West: 443

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $24,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sabine Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (38.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29.9%)
  • Utility gas (23.7%)
  • Wood (6.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Electricity (46.9%)
  • Utility gas (36.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.0%)
  • Wood (1.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 167
Here:

5.6%
Louisiana:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 34
Here:

2.5%
Louisiana:

15.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 45
Here:

8.4%
Louisiana:

16.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Sabine Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - General: $577,000
    Water Utilities: $379,000
    Housing & Community Development: $161,000
    Fire Protection: $47,000
    Libraries: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,151,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,639,000
    Water Utilities: $1,333,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,177,000
    Police Protection: $1,164,000
    Housing & Community Development: $1,015,000
    Financial Administration: $863,000
    General - Other: $685,000
    Solid Waste Management: $522,000
    Central Staff Services: $499,000
    Libraries: $379,000
    Fire Protection: $257,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $101,000
    Health Services - Other: $52,000
    Welfare - Other: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Housing & Community Development: $22,000
    Libraries: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $240,000
    Fire Protection: $226,000
    Water Utilities: $198,000
    Libraries: $36,000
    Police Protection: $30,000
    Judicial: $28,000
    Corrections - Other: $27,000
    Central Staff: $17,000
    Financial Administration: $10,000
    General - Other: $6,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $3,000
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,165,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $375,000

Sabine Parish government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $971,000
    Housing & Community Development: $269,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $987,000
    All Other: $12,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $566,000
    Interest Earnings: $173,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,956,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,421,000
    Highways: $515,000
    General Support: $109,000
    Water Utilities: $30,000
    Health & Hospitals: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,906,000
    Total General Sales: $2,166,000
    Public Utilities: $176,000
    Other Selective Sales: $103,000
    NEC: $55,000

Sabine Parish government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $8,409,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $240,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $150,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $362,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $7,874,000
    Other, NEC: $147,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $243,000
    Water Utilities: $173,000

Sabine Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,256,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $44,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,027
  • Number of aged recipients: 108
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 919
  • Number of recipients under 18: 116
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 651
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 260
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 388
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 419
Sabine Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Sabine Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Sabine Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21570.0 years
John18575.5 years
Mary16677.0 years
William15774.1 years
Robert9870.1 years
Willie9574.6 years
George8377.7 years
Charles7866.1 years
Henry7877.9 years
Thomas7072.0 years
Most common last names in Sabine Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams11677.8 years
Sepulvado11576.6 years
Ebarb8174.0 years
Miller7779.5 years
Johnson6871.8 years
Davis6178.4 years
Brown6075.7 years
Jones5972.9 years
Smith5776.2 years
Rivers5272.2 years
Businesses in Sabine Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen2Subway2
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1