West Carroll Parish

West Carroll Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 1078
Oak Grove, LA 71263
Phone: (318) 428-3281
Fax: (318) 428-9896

On the northeastern border of the LA panhandle, northeast of Monroe; organized Mar 28, 1877 from Carroll Parish. Name Origin: From the division of Carroll Parish into two parishes: East and West

Area (sq mi):: 360.32 (land 359.40; water 0.92) Population per square mile: 32.80
Population 2005: 11,806 State rank: 57 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.10%; 1990-2000 1.80% Population 2000: 12,314 (White 79.10%; Black or African American 18.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 37.20
Income 2000: per capita $12,302; median household $24,637; Population below poverty level: 23.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,632-$18,231
Unemployment (2004): 13.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.00% Median travel time to work: 26.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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FNB has $54 million in assets and two offices: one in Lake Providence giving the bank approximately 52% of the deposits in East Carroll Parish and another in Oak Grove, which holds 15% of the deposits in West Carroll Parish.

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