Saint John the Baptist Parish


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Saint John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana

1801 W Airline Hwy
LaPlace, LA 70068
Phone: (985) 652-9569
Fax: (985) 652-4131
www.sjbparish.com

On the southeastern border of LA, west of New Orleans; organized Mar 31, 1807 (prior to statehood) from German Coast Parish. Name Origin: For the saint who baptized Jesus, his cousin

Area (sq mi):: 347.84 (land 218.90; water 128.94) Population per square mile: 211.90
Population 2005: 46,393 State rank: 25 Population change: 2000-20005 7.80%; 1990-2000 7.60% Population 2000: 43,044 (White 51.00%; Black or African American 44.80%; Hispanic or Latino 2.90%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 32.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,445; median household $39,456; Population below poverty level: 16.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,721-$22,592
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.30% Median travel time to work: 27.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 57.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The five churches are Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene in Plaza Miranda, Quiapo, Manila; Saint John the Baptist Parish on Pinaglabanan Street, San Juan City; Our Lady of Sorrows Parish on F.B.

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