Lafourche Parish

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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 5548
Thibodaux, LA 70302
Phone: (985) 446-8427
Fax: (985) 446-8459

In southeastern LA, southwest of New Orleans; organized 1807 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Bayou Lafourche, which runs the length of the county; from French 'the fork.'

Area (sq mi):: 1472.19 (land 1084.68; water 387.51) Population per square mile: 85.00
Population 2005: 92,179 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 2.50%; 1990-2000 4.80% Population 2000: 89,974 (White 82.20%; Black or African American 12.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.70%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 34.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,809; median household $34,910; Population below poverty level: 16.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,539-$26,847
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 26.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Thibodaux County seat (14,501)

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    Notes: a certain tract of land, excluding the beds and bottoms of all navigable waters, belonging to and not presently under mineral lease from lafourche parish government on december 19, 2017, being more fully described as follows: all of the dedicated roads, streets, alleys, and other lands situated in sections 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 67, and 68, township 19 south, range 21 east, lafourche parish, louisiana, being located with the following described boundaries: beginning at a point having coordinates of x=2,331,723.
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