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Jefferson Parish, LA
The parish was named for Thomas Jefferson

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Jefferson Parish is one of 64 parishes in Louisiana.

The parish is in the New Orleans metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 453,590. This was a decrease of  -.41% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$38,435
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jefferson Parish demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Jefferson Parish was $30,280. This was an increase of 25.0% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 98% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Gretna
Census 2000 highlights: County led the state in per-capita income ($26,251 in 1998)

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12% of Jefferson Parish residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jefferson Parish ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Jefferson Parish include Adams Cemetery, Bailey Cemetery, Cheniere Cemetery, Coulon Cemetery, Coulon Cemetery, Evening Star Cemetery, Fisher Cemetery, Fleming Cemetery, Garden Of Memories, Grand Isle Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Jefferson Parish include Avondale, Barataria, Bridge City, Elmwood, Estelle, Grand Isle, Gretna, Harahan, Harvey, Jean Lafitte ... View communities

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Colleges in Jefferson Parish include Louisiana Technical College - Jefferson Campus ... View colleges

School districts in Jefferson Parish include Jefferson Parish Schools Board ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Jefferson Parish include Belle Terre Branch, Grand Isle Branch, Gretna Branch, Harahan Branch, Jefferson Parish Library, Lafitte-Barataria Branch, Lakeshore Branch, Live Oak Branch, North Kenner Branch, Old Metairie Branch ... View libraries

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Politics

Jefferson Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jefferson Parish political report.

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Airports in Jefferson Parish include New Orleans International/Moisant Field

Hotels in Jefferson Parish include Best Western, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western Bayou Inn, Comfort Suites Kenner, Courtyard Marriott Metairie, Days Hotel, Days Inn Harvey, Extended Stay Am New Orleans Kenner, Extended Stay America ... More hotels

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