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Port Barre is in Saint Landry Parish, in the Opelousas-Eunice metro area.
The latitude of Port Barre is 30.56N. The longitude is -91.953W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,287.
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5% of Port Barre residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Port Barre ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Port Barre was $11,028, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Port Barre residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Port Barre, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $215. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $582.
Saint Landry Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Port Barre political report.
The average commute time for Port Barre workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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