Plaquemines Parish

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

301 Main St
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Phone: (504) 392-4969
Fax: (504) 297-5195

On southeastern border of LA, south of New Orleans; organized Mar 31, 1807 (prior to statehood) from Orleans Parish. Name Origin: A French rendering of Illinois Indian piakimin 'persimmon' for the many trees.

Area (sq mi):: 2428.54 (land 844.56; water 1583.98) Population per square mile: 34.30
Population 2005: 28,995 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 8.40%; 1990-2000 4.60% Population 2000: 26,757 (White 68.80%; Black or African American 23.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 2.60%; Other 4.20%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 33.70
Income 2000: per capita $15,937; median household $38,173; Population below poverty level: 18.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,981-$23,793
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 26.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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And video showed water getting over a second levee in Plaquemines Parish, where fingers of land extend deep into the Gulf of Mexico.
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The Plaquemines Parish Council voted 8-0 in favor of the transaction.
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