Saint Mary Parish


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Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 1231
Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: (337) 828-4100
Fax: (337) 828-2509
www.parish.st-mary.la.us

On the central southern border of LA, southeast of New Iberia; organized Apr 17, 1811 (prior to statehood) from Attakapas Parish. Name Origin: For the Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus

Area (sq mi):: 1118.83 (land 612.79; water 506.04) Population per square mile: 83.90
Population 2005: 51,416 State rank: 21 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.90%; 1990-2000 -7.90% Population 2000: 53,500 (White 61.80%; Black or African American 31.80%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 1.60%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 34.30
Income 2000: per capita $13,399; median household $28,072; Population below poverty level: 23.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,067-$25,026
Unemployment (2004): 8.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 18.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Morgan City (12,153)

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    Wednesday's celebration, which ended with the lighting of candles at Wau's cultural theatre, began with jubilant prayers at the Saint Mary parish led by Bishop Rudolf Deng Majak and attended by state government officials and other dignitaries.
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