East Feliciana Parish

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East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 599
Clinton, LA 70722
Phone: (225) 683-5145
Fax: (225) 683-3556
www.felicianatourism.org

On the northeastern border of LA, north of Baton Rouge; organized Feb 17, 1824 from Feliciana Parish. Name Origin: From the division of Feliciana Parish into two parishes: East and West. Name is Spanish for 'happiness,' or possibly for Felicite, the wife of a colonial governor

Area (sq mi):: 455.69 (land 453.40; water 2.29) Population per square mile: 45.90
Population 2005: 20,823 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.50%; 1990-2000 11.20% Population 2000: 21,360 (White 51.40%; Black or African American 47.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $15,428; median household $31,631; Population below poverty level: 23.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,522-$21,590
Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 32.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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