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Jena is in La Salle Parish.
It is the parish seat.
The community was named for the site of Napoleon's victory.
The latitude of Jena is 31.683N. The longitude is -92.133W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 167 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,925.
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5% of Jena residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jena ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jena was $13,761, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Jena residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jena, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $239. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $671.
Libraries in Jena include Lasalle Parish Library ... View libraries
La Salle Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jena political report.
The average commute time for Jena workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Jena, LAPros: The town and the surrounding area are pretty and fertile...
Cons: A bigoted, racist town, long lost in the mists of a vanquished, evil era and cause: perpetuation of African-Americans as second-class citizens...
This is a good place to Hang out and watch rampant racism come to the fore...Blog about Jena
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