Saint Martin Parish

Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 308
Saint Martinville, LA 70582
Phone: (337) 394-2210
Fax: (337) 394-7772
stmartinparish-la.org

In south-central LA, east of Lafayette; organized 1815 from Attakapas County. Name Origin: For Saint Martin (c.315-399), bishop of Tours

Area (sq mi):: 816.46 (land 739.85; water 76.60) Population per square mile: 68.20
Population 2005: 50,434 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 10.50% Population 2000: 48,583 (White 65.50%; Black or African American 32.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.90%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 33.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,619; median household $30,701; Population below poverty level: 21.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,101-$19,252
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.40% Median travel time to work: 30.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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