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St Bernard Parish, Louisiana


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Statistics & Facts

The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.
The population of Arabi is approximately 8,093 (2000), 3635 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,688 (2000), 1465 (2010).
The amount of land area in Arabi is 4.55 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Arabi is 1.76 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.937 sq kilometers.
The distance from Arabi to Washington DC is 990 miles.
The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 77 miles. (as the crow flies)
Arabi is positioned 29.95 degrees north of the equator and 89.99 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Arabi elevation is 6 feet above sea level.
Arabi per capita income is $ 19,038 (2000).
Arabi median income is $ 32,900 (2005).
The Arabi median home price is $ 94,800 (2005).


on the east bank of the Mississippi River in southeastern Louisiana about four miles from New Orleans. other nearby communities include Chalmette, Terrytown, Gretna, Timberlane, Meraux, Harvey and Belle Chasse.
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History & History Related Items

The area was first known as Stockyard Landing since many stockyards and slaughterhouses were locatged there. EVen at the present time, excavations sometimes dig up old plates or dishes from local hotels or restaurants that brought in food for the animals. It was once part of Orleans Parish.
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Arabi City Government

Arabi is an unincorporation community in St Bernard Parish. Arabi


The population of Arabi was:
1990 - 8,787
2000 - 8,093

The number of housing units was:
1990 - 3,657
2000 - 3,688

Median age:
2000 - 44.1 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 33,937
2005 - $ 32,900

median house value:
2000 - $ 77,900
2005 - $ 94,800

Arabi is located in the central time zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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