Saint Bernard Parish

Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana

8201 W Judge Perez Dr
Chalmette, LA 70043
Phone: (504) 277-6371
Fax: (504) 278-4329
www.st-bernard.la.us

On the northeastern border of LA, east of New Orleans; organized Mar 31, 1807 (prior to statehood) from Orleans Parish. Name Origin: For Don Bernardo de Galvez (1746-86), Spanish colonial governor who supplied American forces during the American Revolution

Area (sq mi):: 1793.75 (land 465.04; water 1328.71) Population per square mile: 140.60
Population 2005: 65,364 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.80%; 1990-2000 0.90% Population 2000: 67,229 (White 84.40%; Black or African American 7.60%; Hispanic or Latino 5.10%; Asian 1.30%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 3.00%. Median age: 36.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,718; median household $35,939; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,635-$25,046
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 29.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Located in front of the Saint Bernard parish in the neighbourhood of "Goutte d'Or" in Paris 18th, the square will be named "St Bernard-Said Bouziri."
"In Saint Bernard Parish, for years there's been this untenable situation in which people actually share a fence with a refinery.