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West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2016: 15,503 (all rural); it was 15,111 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,668
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,275
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,716
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,028 (it was 929 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 406 sq. mi.

Water area: 20.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 38 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Feliciana Parish: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (33.7%), Educational, health and social services (28.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.3%), Information (17.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 8%
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Races in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (51.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (45.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
Louisiana median age:  36.5 years
Males: 9,407  (60.7%)
Females: 6,096  (39.3%)

West Feliciana Parish,LA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
West Feliciana Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,772 ($39,667 in 1999)

This county:

$52,772
Louisiana:

$45,146

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $593 (lower quartile is $371, upper quartile is $829)
This county:

$593
State:

$656


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $210,631 (it was $87,100 in 2000)
West Feliciana:

$210,631
Louisiana:

$158,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,790 - $342,215
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,353
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $337

Institutionalized population: 5,291

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 60
  • Burglaries: 41
  • Thefts: 90
  • Auto thefts: 13

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 29
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 83
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 134 buildings, average cost: $196,900
  • 2008: 33 buildings, average cost: $202,100
  • 2009: 35 buildings, average cost: $247,400
  • 2010: 38 buildings, average cost: $320,100
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $338,400
  • 2012: 61 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $233,500
  • 2014: 38 buildings, average cost: $308,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,505 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $953 (0.5%)

West Feliciana Parish household income distribution in 2009 West Feliciana Parish home values distribution West Feliciana Parish contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.0%
West Feliciana Parish:

16.0%
Louisiana:

20.2%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Black residents, 43.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 39.9 years old
(Males: 40.6 years old, Females: 39.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.1 years old, Black residents: 34.9 years old, American Indian residents: 44.4 years old, Asian residents: 35.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.2 years old, Other race residents: 29.0 years old)

Area name: Baton Rouge, LA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in West Feliciana Parish is $624 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $720 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $918 a month.

Cities in this county include: St. Francisville.

West Feliciana 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: Colquitt County, Georgia , Hardin County, Texas , Ware County, Georgia , McCulloch County, Texas , Mason County, Texas , Presidio County, Texas , San Jacinto County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 447
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 90 (44.4% naturalized citizens)

West Feliciana Parish:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 11
  • 2000 to 2009: 12
  • 1990 to 1999: 19
  • 1980 to 1989: 29
  • 1970 to 1979: 16
  • Before 1970: 14
Note: State values scaled to West Feliciana Parish population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.5%

West Feliciana Parish marital status for males West Feliciana Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,672
  • One, attached: 19
  • Two: 102
  • 3 or 4: 204
  • 5 to 9: 111
  • 10 to 19: 32
  • 20 to 49: 41
  • 50 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 1,105
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Housing units in West Feliciana Parish with a mortgage: 1,426 (56 second mortgage, 44 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,440

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

52.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for West Feliciana Parish

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,8405
Mainline Protestant1,5153
Catholic1,0571
Black Protestant1151
Other11
None10,097-
West Feliciana 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: 4
West Feliciana Parish:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
West Feliciana Parish:

3.98 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

7.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
West Feliciana Parish:

10.5%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
West Feliciana Parish:

32.2%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.6%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in West Feliciana Parish:

Average size of farms: 413 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $30,947
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $333.74
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 35.54%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,037
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.48%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.13%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $49,227
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.94%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.03
Corn for grain: 850 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2600 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 59 acres

Earthquake activity:

West Feliciana Parish-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 84% 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 221.9 miles away from West Feliciana Parish 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 244.5 miles away from the county 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 430.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 298.8 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) earthquake occurred 209.6 miles away from West Feliciana Parish center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 335.5 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: December 28, 2015 to February 01, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3376: February 05, 2016, FEMA Id: 3376, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 18, 2015 to June 20, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4228: July 13, 2015, FEMA Id: 4228, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 10, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4080: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4080, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 01, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4041: October 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 4041, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Louisiana Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to July 07, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3322: May 06, 2011, FEMA Id: 3322, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Louisiana Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to July 07, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4015: August 18, 2011, FEMA Id: 4015, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 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 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
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in West Feliciana Parish (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

  • Mexico (23%)
  • Germany (17%)
  • Canada (16%)
  • Cuba (12%)
  • Honduras (11%)
  • Thailand (7%)
  • El Salvador (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in West Feliciana Parish (%):

  • American (13%)
  • French (except Basque) (5%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • German (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • European (1%)

West Feliciana Parish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,002 (89.1%)
  • Carpooled: 483 (8.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 9 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 12 (0.2%)
  • Worked at home: 104 (1.9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


People in group quarters in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 4,995 people in state prisons
  • 116 people in nursing homes
  • 27 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana in 2010:

  • 5,147 people in state prisons
  • 120 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $62,590.

6.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.04% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($33,992 average AGI)
1.78% relocated from other states ($14,718 average AGI)
West Feliciana Parish:

1.78%
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 East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  2.35% ($43,398 average AGI)
from East Feliciana Parish, LA  1.08% ($45,553)


8.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,215 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.30%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.63% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($38,923 average AGI)
1.67% relocated to other states ($12,292 average AGI)
West Feliciana Parish:

1.67%
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 East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  3.40% ($52,336 average AGI)
to East Feliciana Parish, LA  0.95% ($51,882)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  0.28% ($43,300)
to Wilkinson County, MS  0.28% ($39,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.7

Births per 1000 population in West Feliciana Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.2

Deaths per 1000 population in West Feliciana Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in West Feliciana Parish

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in West Feliciana Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in West Feliciana Parish


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,423 (1,131 aged, 292 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 437 (17%)

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 West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (120)
  • Other specified general symptoms and signs (116)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (92)
  • Acute ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (77)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (55)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (48)
  • Congestive heart failure (47)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (45)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (40)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (35)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.62
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,800
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 146
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 28,303

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 678
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 704
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 46

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,503
  • In family households: 10,837 (1,241 male householders, 1,296 female householders)
    1,979 spouses, 5,408 children (4,990 natural, 206 adopted, 203 stepchildren), 190 grandchildren, 186 brothers or sisters, 126 parents, 74 other relatives, 350 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,446 (525 male householders (463 living alone)), 789 female householders (770 living alone)), 120 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,173

Size of family households: 1,242 2-persons, 460 3-persons, 426 4-persons, 183 5-persons, 194 6-persons, 37 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,233 1-person, 71 2-persons.

1,422 married couples with children.
1,030 single-parent households (252 men, 778 women).

97.2% of residents of West Feliciana speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (58% speak English very well, 42% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $41,572,000 ($2,752 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $780,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $15,722,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $11,132,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $373,000
Federal grants: $12,928,000
Federal procurement contracts: $215,000 ($-21,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,203,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,693,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $607,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,479,000

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

Births: 673
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 531
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +17
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -45
Here -3 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents

Population growth in West Feliciana Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.55 millions of gallons per day (99% from ground, 1% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 94
  • 2000 to 2009: 973
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,183
  • 1980 to 1989: 915
  • 1970 to 1979: 767
  • 1960 to 1969: 459
  • 1950 to 1959: 226
  • 1940 to 1949: 55
  • 1939 or earlier: 552
Note: State values scaled to West Feliciana population
Rooms in houses/apartments in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to West Feliciana Parish population
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 12
  • 3 rooms: 121
  • 4 rooms: 393
  • 5 rooms: 685
  • 6 rooms: 479
  • 7 rooms: 354
  • 8 rooms: 395
  • 9+ rooms: 410
  • 1 room: 21
  • 2 rooms: 21
  • 3 rooms: 182
  • 4 rooms: 233
  • 5 rooms: 193
  • 6 rooms: 181
  • 7 rooms: 35
  • 8 rooms: 76
  • 9+ rooms: 21
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to West Feliciana Parish population
  • no bedroom: 21
  • 1 bedroom: 73
  • 2 bedrooms: 455
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,470
  • 4 bedrooms: 793
  • 5+ bedrooms: 56
  • no bedroom: 20
  • 1 bedroom: 107
  • 2 bedrooms: 443
  • 3 bedrooms: 295
  • 4 bedrooms: 56
  • 5+ bedrooms: 41
Cars and other vehicles available in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to West Feliciana Parish population
  • no vehicle: 120
  • 1 vehicle: 861
  • 2 vehicles: 1,074
  • 3 vehicles: 596
  • 4 vehicles: 210
  • 5+ vehicles: 6
  • no vehicle: 71
  • 1 vehicle: 500
  • 2 vehicles: 282
  • 3 vehicles: 93
  • 4 vehicles: 23
  • 5+ vehicles: 3

91% of West Feliciana Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Louisiana.

West Feliciana Parish:

91.0%
State average:

86.4%

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

  • This state: 12,529
  • Other state: 2,842
  • Northeast: 156
  • Midwest: 338
  • South: 1,990
  • West: 365

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in West Feliciana Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (65.9%)
  • Utility gas (19.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.6%)
  • Wood (2.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Electricity (81.1%)
  • Utility gas (18.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 42
Here:

2.9%
Louisiana:

17.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 71
Here:

8.9%
Louisiana:

17.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 319
Here:

21.8%
Louisiana:

17.3%

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)

West Feliciana Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,781,000
    Fire Protection: $835,000
    Gas Utilities: $453,000
    Water Utilities: $202,000
    Corrections - Other: $141,000
    Own Hospitals: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $6,505,000
    Police Protection: $2,905,000
    Gas Utilities: $2,592,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,558,000
    Financial Administration: $1,122,000
    Regular Highways: $1,018,000
    Water Utilities: $815,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $805,000
    General - Other: $752,000
    Solid Waste Management: $578,000
    Fire Protection: $542,000
    Central Staff Services: $405,000
    Parks & Recreation: $329,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $260,000
    Welfare - Other: $163,000
    Health Services - Other: $113,000
    Sewerage: $53,000
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $31,912,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,470,000
    Police Protection: $127,000
    Fire Protection: $99,000
    Own Hospitals: $97,000
    Corrections - Other: $76,000
    Financial Administration: $69,000
    Gas Utilities: $62,000
    Sewerage: $43,000
    Judicial: $29,000
    Water Utilities: $17,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $13,000
    Central Staff: $11,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,836,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $182,000

West Feliciana Parish government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $5,135,000
    All Other: $456,000
    Sewerage: $67,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $272,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $408,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $31,837,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $375,000
    Property Sale Other: $17,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $2,844,000
    Water Utilities: $1,252,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,120,000
    Public Welfare: $1,096,000
    General Support: $210,000
    Highways: $187,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,109,000
    Total General Sales: $2,304,000
    NEC: $108,000
    Public Utilities: $71,000

West Feliciana Parish government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $465,200,000
    Water Utilities: $3,360,000
    Gas Utilities: $153,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,993,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $180,600,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $608,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,211,000
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $680,000
    Full Faith & Credit - Gas Utilities: $134,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $465,200,000
    Water Utilities: $2,585,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $180,600,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $390,000
    Water Utilities: $95,000
    Gas Utilities: $19,000

West Feliciana Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $27,923,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $465,719,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 363
  • Number of aged recipients: 49
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 314
  • Number of recipients under 18: 60
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 208
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 95
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 134
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 152
West Feliciana Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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West Feliciana Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in West Feliciana Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4481.5 years
William4374.5 years
James4073.1 years
Robert3969.9 years
John3775.2 years
Charles2272.1 years
Thomas2067.8 years
George1971.6 years
Frank1971.5 years
Willie1871.1 years
Most common last names in West Feliciana Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams3875.2 years
Smith3675.9 years
Johnson3474.7 years
Davis2668.7 years
Brown2373.1 years
Jones2369.8 years
Jackson1977.5 years
Mitchell1571.2 years
Young1369.7 years
Veal1378.8 years
Businesses in West Feliciana Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1H&R Block1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Church's Chicken1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1UPS1

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