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Plaquemines Parish, LA
The parish was named for the fruit of the persimmon tree

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Plaquemines Parish is one of 64 parishes in Louisiana.

The parish is in the New Orleans metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 28,969. This was an increase of  8.27% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$38,173
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Plaquemines Parish demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Plaquemines Parish was $23,091. This was an increase of 14.9% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 75% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Pointe a la Hache

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9% of Plaquemines Parish residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Plaquemines Parish ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Plaquemines Parish include Ancal Cemetery, Ballowe Cemetery, Belair Cemetery, Bohemian Cemetery, Boothville Cemetery, Cannon Cemetery, Deer Range Cemetery, Dobard Cemetery, English Turn Cemetery, Feets Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Plaquemines Parish include Belair, Belle Chasse, Boothville, Braithwaite, Buras, Carlisle, Davant, Empire, Ironton, Ostrica ... View communities

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

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Libraries in Plaquemines Parish include Belle Chasse Branch, Plaquemines Parish Library, Port Sulphur Branch ... View libraries

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

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