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Bastrop is in Morehouse Parish.
It is the parish seat.
The latitude of Bastrop is 32.756N. The longitude is -91.872W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 167 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,763.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bastrop demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Morehouse Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 71220 ZIP code.
3% of Bastrop residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bastrop ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bastrop was $10,769, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Bastrop residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bastrop, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $248. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $542.
Libraries in Bastrop include Dunbar Branch, Morehouse Parish Library ... View libraries
Morehouse Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bastrop political report.
The average commute time for Bastrop workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bastrop between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 5.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
Hotels in Bastrop include Best Western.
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