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Tangipahoa Parish, LA
The parish was named for an Indian tribe

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Tangipahoa Parish is one of 64 parishes in Louisiana.

The parish is in the Hammond metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 105,158. This was an increase of  4.54% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$29,412
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Tangipahoa Parish demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Tangipahoa Parish was $21,067. This was an increase of 22.4% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 68% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Amite

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8% of Tangipahoa Parish residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tangipahoa Parish ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Tangipahoa Parish include Amacker Cemetery, Amite Cemetery, Amite Memorial Gardens, Antioch Cemetery, Arcola-Roseland Cemetery, Arnold Cemetery, Baham Cemetery, Bahm Cemetery, Bailey Cemetery, Ballard Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Tangipahoa Parish include Amite, Hammond, Independence, Kentwood, Ponchatoula, Roseland, Tickfaw, Uneedus ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Tangipahoa Parish include Louisiana Technical College - Hammond Area Campus, Southeastern Louisiana University ... View colleges

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

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Libraries

Libraries in Tangipahoa Parish include Hammond Branch, Independence Branch, Kentwood Branch, Loranger Branch, Ponchatoula Branch, Tangipahoa Parish Genealogy Library & Adm. Off., Tangipahoa Parish Main Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Tangipahoa Parish include Hammond Daily Star ... View newspapers

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Politics

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

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Travel

Hotels in Tangipahoa Parish include Best Western, Best Western University Inn, Colonial Inn, Comfort Inn Hammond, Days Inn Hammond, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Hotels, Ponchatoula, Rockwood Inn & Suites, Super 8

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