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Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2019: 31,336 (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: 48 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Jefferson Davis Parish: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.9%), Retail trade (10.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Jefferson Davis Parish, LA (2019)
    • 24,31477.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,15516.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8072.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5171.7%Two or more races
    • 2640.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1550.5%Asian alone
Median resident age:

38.6 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years
Males: 15,476  (49.4%)
Females: 15,860  (50.6%)
Average household size:
Jefferson Davis Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,470 ($27,736 in 1999)
This county:

$43,470
Louisiana:

$51,073

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $500 (lower quartile is $291, upper quartile is $656)
This county:

$500
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $120,291 (it was $56,400 in 2000)
Jefferson Davis:

$120,291
Louisiana:

$172,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,230 - $207,014
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,071
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $287

Institutionalized population: 543
Jefferson Davis Parish, LA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 76 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 1998: 74 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 1999: 79 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2000: 67 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2001: 68 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2002: 71 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 2003: 83 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2005: 76 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2006: 151 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 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
  • 2015: 99 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2016: 85 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2017: 132 buildings, average cost: $202,200
  • 2018: 105 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2019: 113 buildings, average cost: $195,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Jefferson Davis, LA residents
Average permit cost in Jefferson Davis, LA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $586 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $212 (0.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Jefferson Davis, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Jefferson Davis, LA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Jefferson Davis, LA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.9%
Jefferson Davis Parish:

18.9%
Louisiana:

19.0%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.1% for Black residents, 17.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.2% for American Indian residents, 25.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 38.6 years old
(Males: 36.9 years old, Females: 39.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.1 years old, Black residents: 36.0 years old, American Indian residents: 57.9 years old, Asian residents: 30.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.3 years old, Other race residents: 17.9 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 November 2020:
Here:

7.2%
Louisiana:

8.1%

Unemployment by year in Jefferson Davis, LA
County total employment by year in Jefferson Davis, LA
County average yearly wages by year in Jefferson Davis, LA

Current college students: 903
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 298 (55.4% naturalized citizens)

Jefferson Davis Parish:

1.0%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1062010 or later
  • 262000 to 2009
  • 361990 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: 10,500
  • One, attached: 64
  • Two: 318
  • 3 or 4: 292
  • 5 to 9: 235
  • 10 to 19: 49
  • 20 to 49: 60
  • 50 or more: 21
  • Mobile homes: 2,521
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 70

Housing units in Jefferson Davis Parish with a mortgage: 3,545 (42 second mortgage, 74 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,152

Here:

37.5% with mortgage
State:

51.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jefferson Davis Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 150.5 miles away from Jefferson Davis Parish center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 151.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 158.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 143.6 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 464.1 miles away from Jefferson Davis 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) earthquake occurred 331.4 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 Hurricane Delta, Incident Period: October 6, 2020 - October 10, 2020, FEMA Id: 4570, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Laura, Incident Period: August 22, 2020 - August 27, 2020, FEMA Id: 4559, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4484-LA: March 24, 2020, FEMA Id: 4484, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Louisiana Tropical Storm Harvey, Incident Period: August 28, 2017 - September 10, 2017, FEMA Id: 4345, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 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
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson Davis Parish (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Jefferson Davis

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,931 (82.3%)
  • Carpooled: 888 (10.5%)
  • Bus: 44 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 125 (1.5%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 197 (2.3%)
  • Worked at home: 229 (2.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (28%)
  • Mexico (23%)
  • Honduras (17%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (9%)
  • Australia (6%)
  • Russia (5%)
  • Egypt (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jefferson Davis Parish


  • French (except Basque) (18%)
  • French Canadian (14%)
  • American (10%)
  • Cajun (5%)
  • German (5%)
  • English (2%)
  • Irish (2%)

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 $55,235.

5.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,269 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Louisiana average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.44% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($34,997 average AGI)
1.16% relocated from other states ($10,272 average AGI)
Jefferson Davis Parish:

1.16%
Louisiana average:

2.30%

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  2.03% ($47,423 average AGI)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.60% ($48,000)
from Allen Parish, LA  0.42% ($35,065)
from Lafayette Parish, LA  0.31% ($37,971)
from Vermilion Parish, LA  0.18% ($46,850)


5.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,206 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Louisiana average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.47% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($29,917 average AGI)
1.00% relocated to other states ($10,289 average AGI)
Jefferson Davis Parish:

1.00%
Louisiana average:

2.61%

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% ($35,543 average AGI)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.92% ($33,586)
to Lafayette Parish, LA  0.34% ($44,757)
to Allen Parish, LA  0.33% ($43,000)
to Vermilion Parish, LA  0.20% ($41,955)

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 2019: 12.0

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 2018: 10.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.6%
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 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (531)
  • Congestive heart failure (512)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (443)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (339)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (339)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (287)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (236)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (196)
  • Unspecified dementia (147)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (81)

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: 31,336
  • Male householders: 5,393 (1,387 living alone), Female householders: 6,344 (1,858 living alone)
  • 5,633 spouses (5,619 opposite-sex spouses), 786 unmarried partners, (786 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 10,481 children (9,382 natural, 427 adopted, 671 stepchildren), 1,021 grandchildren, 253 brothers or sisters, 208 parents, 5 foster children, 295 other relatives, 380 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 503

Size of family households: 3,523 2-persons, 1,940 3-persons, 1,518 4-persons, 585 5-persons, 277 6-persons, 356 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,359 1-person, 340 2-persons, 5 3-persons.

4,259 married couples with children.
2,455 single-parent households (590 men, 1,865 women).

92.0% of residents of Jefferson Davis speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% speak English very well, 10% don't speak English at all).
5.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very 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:

4.4

Year house built in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
  • 4632014 or later
  • 4042010 to 2013
  • 1,9302000 to 2009
  • 1,9171990 to 1999
  • 1,8331980 to 1989
  • 1,8681970 to 1979
  • 1,8271960 to 1969
  • 1,7381950 to 1959
  • 9371940 to 1949
  • 1,0471939 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
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
  • 311 room
  • 522 rooms
  • 2083 rooms
  • 9254 rooms
  • 2,2565 rooms
  • 2,0506 rooms
  • 1,5787 rooms
  • 7028 rooms
  • 8379+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
  • 551 room
  • 592 rooms
  • 3733 rooms
  • 6714 rooms
  • 1,2845 rooms
  • 3866 rooms
  • 1647 rooms
  • 308 rooms
  • 429+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
  • 31no bedroom
  • 2161 bedroom
  • 1,4622 bedrooms
  • 5,0623 bedrooms
  • 1,7664 bedrooms
  • 1145+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
  • 68no bedroom
  • 4081 bedroom
  • 9412 bedrooms
  • 1,5493 bedrooms
  • 1074 bedrooms
  • 235+ 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
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson Davis Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 268no vehicle
  • 2,7091 vehicle
  • 3,5732 vehicles
  • 1,5833 vehicles
  • 4644 vehicles
  • 805+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson Davis Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson Davis Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 604no vehicle
  • 1,7291 vehicle
  • 6202 vehicles
  • 793 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 305+ vehicles

89.0% 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, 92% lived in Louisiana.

Jefferson Davis Parish:

89.0%
State average:

87.2%

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

  • This state: 27,487
  • Other state: 3,381
  • Northeast: 301
  • Midwest: 402
  • South: 2,155
  • West: 524
Year householders moved into unit in Jefferson Davis Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jefferson Davis Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 66.0%Electricity
  • 30.2%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 65.8%Electricity
  • 32.4%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 459
Here:

13.1%
Louisiana:

16.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 90
Here:

4.6%
Louisiana:

16.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 125
Here:

12.4%
Louisiana:

15.8%

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

Jefferson Davis Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $3,081,000
    Other: $1,054,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $2,529,000
    Regular Highways: $2,411,000
    Local Fire Protection: $343,000
    General - Other: $167,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $2,438,000
    Hospitals: $2,209,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,174,000
    General - Other: $2,079,000
    Regular Highways: $1,809,000
    Libraries: $1,652,000
    Health - Other: $1,557,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,409,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,111,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,068,000
    Correctional Institutions: $833,000
    Parks and Recreation: $742,000
    Sewerage: $367,000
    Police Protection: $289,000
    Housing and Community Development: $202,000
    Water Utilities: $156,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $186,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,627,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $168,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,060,000
    Health and Hospitals: $483,000
    Highways: $251,000
    Other: $51,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $107,453,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $107,453,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,334,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,429,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $905,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,839,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,859,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $502,000
    Sale of Property: $190,000
    Rents: $156,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $225,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $150,000
    Hospitals: $140,000
    Local Fire Protection: $101,000
    Sewerage: $69,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Water Utilities: $1,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,011,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $243,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $113,682,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $149,000
    Health and Hospitals: $118,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,592,000
    Property: $10,210,000
    Other License: $1,348,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $20,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,610,000

Jefferson Davis Parish government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $3,081,000
    Other: $1,054,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $2,529,000
    Regular Highways: $2,411,000
    Local Fire Protection: $343,000
    General - Other: $167,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $2,438,000
    Hospitals: $2,209,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,174,000
    General - Other: $2,079,000
    Regular Highways: $1,809,000
    Libraries: $1,652,000
    Health - Other: $1,557,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,409,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,111,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,068,000
    Correctional Institutions: $833,000
    Parks and Recreation: $742,000
    Sewerage: $367,000
    Police Protection: $289,000
    Housing and Community Development: $202,000
    Water Utilities: $156,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $186,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,627,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $168,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,060,000
    Health and Hospitals: $483,000
    Highways: $251,000
    Other: $51,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $107,453,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $107,453,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,334,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,429,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $905,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,839,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,859,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $502,000
    Sale of Property: $190,000
    Rents: $156,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $225,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $150,000
    Hospitals: $140,000
    Local Fire Protection: $101,000
    Sewerage: $69,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Water Utilities: $1,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,011,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $243,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $113,682,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $149,000
    Health and Hospitals: $118,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,592,000
    Property: $10,210,000
    Other License: $1,348,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $20,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,610,000

Jefferson Davis Parish government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $3,081,000
    Other: $1,054,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $2,529,000
    Regular Highways: $2,411,000
    Local Fire Protection: $343,000
    General - Other: $167,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $2,438,000
    Hospitals: $2,209,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,174,000
    General - Other: $2,079,000
    Regular Highways: $1,809,000
    Libraries: $1,652,000
    Health - Other: $1,557,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,409,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,111,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,068,000
    Correctional Institutions: $833,000
    Parks and Recreation: $742,000
    Sewerage: $367,000
    Police Protection: $289,000
    Housing and Community Development: $202,000
    Water Utilities: $156,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $186,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,627,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $168,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,060,000
    Health and Hospitals: $483,000
    Highways: $251,000
    Other: $51,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $107,453,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $107,453,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,334,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,429,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $905,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,839,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,859,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $502,000
    Sale of Property: $190,000
    Rents: $156,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $225,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $150,000
    Hospitals: $140,000
    Local Fire Protection: $101,000
    Sewerage: $69,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Water Utilities: $1,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,011,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $243,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $113,682,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $149,000
    Health and Hospitals: $118,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,592,000
    Property: $10,210,000
    Other License: $1,348,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $20,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,610,000

Jefferson Davis Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $3,081,000
    Other: $1,054,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $2,529,000
    Regular Highways: $2,411,000
    Local Fire Protection: $343,000
    General - Other: $167,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $2,438,000
    Hospitals: $2,209,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,174,000
    General - Other: $2,079,000
    Regular Highways: $1,809,000
    Libraries: $1,652,000
    Health - Other: $1,557,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,409,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,111,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,068,000
    Correctional Institutions: $833,000
    Parks and Recreation: $742,000
    Sewerage: $367,000
    Police Protection: $289,000
    Housing and Community Development: $202,000
    Water Utilities: $156,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $186,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,627,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $168,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,060,000
    Health and Hospitals: $483,000
    Highways: $251,000
    Other: $51,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $107,453,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $107,453,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,334,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,429,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $905,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,839,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,859,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $502,000
    Sale of Property: $190,000
    Rents: $156,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $225,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $150,000
    Hospitals: $140,000
    Local Fire Protection: $101,000
    Sewerage: $69,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Water Utilities: $1,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,011,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $243,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $113,682,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $149,000
    Health and Hospitals: $118,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,592,000
    Property: $10,210,000
    Other License: $1,348,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $20,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,610,000

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
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