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Tensas Parish, LA

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Tensas Parish, LA
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatSaint Joseph, LA
  • Population5,252
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 602.7799
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 8.6998

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)20105,2522851 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)20108.702653 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201854.3%73 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20182.2%2431 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201311 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201399 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20198.3%45 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)20161,566.20118 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201633.2%462 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)201617.60221 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201853.0%1246 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)201602249 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201080.8%731 of 3140
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201844.2%38 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$8,931,000.002899 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201197.20302 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201696.7%122 of 1037
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)201811227 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201111.171955 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2011$172,153.99834 of 1328
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$153,861,000.002507 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2005-20090.3%2894 of 2922
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201237.0%567 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201801961 of 1961
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20101002647 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)2019163,791.441177 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$0.002709 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$25,000,000.002926 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$1,000,000.002016 of 2178
Population (County)20503,0002867 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$223,161.00714 of 3112
Total Employees (County)20502,0002820 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205002216 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050161434 of 2780
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