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Sarepta is in Webster Parish, in the Minden metro area.
One tradition says the community was named for the Phoenician city mentioned in the Bible. Another says it was named for a local church, which was named for benefactor Sarepta Carter
The latitude of Sarepta is 32.892N. The longitude is -93.448W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 256 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 914.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sarepta demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Webster Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Shreveport area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 71071 ZIP code.
13% of Sarepta residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sarepta ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sarepta was $14,945, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Sarepta residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sarepta, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $263. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $607.
Libraries in Sarepta include Sarepta Branch ... View libraries
Webster Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sarepta political report.
The average commute time for Sarepta workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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