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Port Allen is in West Baton Rouge Parish, in the Baton Rouge metro area.

It is the parish seat.

The community was named for Gen. Henry Allen

The latitude of Port Allen is 30.451N. The longitude is -91.21W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 26 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,150.


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Median household income
Local
$30,254
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Port Allen demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 19. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Kite Fest Louisiane - March 30-April 1, 2007
Dates often change. Check Port Allen web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Port Allen demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the West Baton Rouge Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Baton Rouge area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 70767 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

6% of Port Allen residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Port Allen ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Port Allen was $14,439, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% of Port Allen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Port Allen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $664.


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Libraries in Port Allen include West Baton Rouge Parish Library ... View libraries

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Politics

West Baton Rouge Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Port Allen political report.

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The average commute time for Port Allen workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Port Allen include Best Western, Days Inn Baton Rouge West, Holiday Inn Express Hotels, Motel 6 Port Allen, Super 8 Motel.

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