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Jefferson Parish, LA

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Jefferson Parish, LA
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatGretna, LA
  • Population432,552
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 295.6300
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 1463.0998

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010432,552154 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)20101,463.10111 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201828.0%359 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)201814.9%536 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201311 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20194.2%1051 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016957.802121 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201626.8%1673 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)201612.80670 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201822.3%3106 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20163608 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201011.8%3102 of 3140
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201823.0%975 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$588,342,000.00232 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201194.711013 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201984.6%576 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20062.20175 of 229
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20187162 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.021450 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2019$189,389.69449 of 826
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$11,016,669,000.00149 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20101.3%2326 of 2773
Attendance to Arts and Culture Events (County)2000631,96313 of 26
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201234.7%885 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201853191 of 1961
Inmates Executed, All Races (Cumulative Since 1977) (County)1977-2018468 of 198
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201822346 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20105,518192 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)20130.003019 of 3019
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$820,000,000.00188 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$11,312,000,000.00146 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$487,000,000.00234 of 2178
Population (County)2050479,000201 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$246,757.00409 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050385,000169 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205038,000229 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050764112 of 2780
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