LaSalle Parish

LaSalle Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 1288
Jena, LA 71342
Phone: (318) 992-2101
Fax: (318) 992-2103

In east-central LA, northeast of Alexandria; organized Jul 3, 1908 from Catahoula Parish. Name Origin: For Robert Cavelier (1643-87), Sieur de La Salle, French adventurer and explorer who claimed the land west of the Mississippi River for France

Area (sq mi):: 662.36 (land 623.83; water 38.54) Population per square mile: 22.50
Population 2005: 14,040 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.70%; 1990-2000 4.50% Population 2000: 14,282 (White 85.60%; Black or African American 12.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $14,033; median household $28,189; Population below poverty level: 18.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,521-$19,082
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.00% Median travel time to work: 36.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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