Webster Parish

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Webster Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 370
Minden, LA 71058
Phone: (318) 371-0366
Fax: (318) 371-0226
www.wppj.org

On the northwestern border of the LA panhandle, northeast of Shreveport; organized Feb 27, 1871 from Bossier, Claiborne, and Bienville parishes. Name Origin: For Daniel Webster (1782-1852), U.S. statesman and orator from MA

Area (sq mi):: 615.07 (land 595.22; water 19.85) Population per square mile: 69.50
Population 2005: 41,356 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.10%; 1990-2000 -0.40% Population 2000: 41,831 (White 65.10%; Black or African American 32.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,203; median household $28,408; Population below poverty level: 20.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,964-$22,382
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.50% Median travel time to work: 26.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Minden County seat (13,281)

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