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Jefferson
Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

ZipCodes
70121




Page Contents for Jefferson, Louisiana

Statistics & Facts

Location

Geography

History & History-related items

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.
The population of Jefferson is approximately 11,843 2000, 11193 2010.
The approximate number of families is 5,816 2000, 5257 2010.
The amount of land area in Jefferson is 16.806 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Jefferson is 2.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 2.139 sq kilometers.
The distance from Jefferson to Washington DC is 998 miles.
The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 67 miles. (as the crow flies)
Jefferson is positioned 29.95 degrees north of the equator and 90.17 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Jefferson elevation is 5 feet above sea level.
Jefferson per capita income is $ 19,245 2000.
Jefferson median income is $ 34,900 2005.
The Jefferson median home price is $ 132,100 2005.

Location

in southeastern Louisiana, about seven miles from New Orleans and about three miles from Metairie. Other nearby communities include Elmwood, Bridge City, Harahan, River Ridge, Westwego, Avondale and Waggaman.
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Geography


mostly land with some water area. The western portion of Jefferson was lost to Elmwood during the 2000 census.
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History & History Related Items

A monument from the Civil War, Camp Parapet, is located here. The only remaining building is the powder magazine of the Confederate outpost on the Mississippi River.
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Jefferson City Government

Jefferson is an unincorporated area of Jefferson Parish and is governed by the Parish. It is known as a CDP or Census Designated place by the US Census.

Jefferson Chamber

Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
3421 N. Causeway Blvd, Ste 203
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: 504-835-3880
Improving business, Improving Lives in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

Jefferson Organizations

Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
3421 N. Causeway Blvd, Ste 203
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: 504-835-3880
Improving business, Improving Lives in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

Jefferson Schools

Jefferson Parish Schools
4600 River Road
Marrero, Louisiana 70072
PHone: 504-349-7600 Jefferson

Miscellany

The population of Jefferson was:
1990 - 14,521
2000 - 11,843

The number of housing units was:
1990 - 7,667
2000 - 5,816


Median age:
2000 - 39.3 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 32,106
2005 - $ 34,900

Median house value:
2000 - $ 98,100
2005 - $ 132,100

Jefferson is located in the Central Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.


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