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Welsh is in Jefferson Davis Parish, in the Jennings metro area.
The community was named for Miles Welsh, settler.
The latitude of Welsh is 30.235N. The longitude is -92.822W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,313.
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6% of Welsh residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Welsh ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Welsh was $13,538, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Welsh residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Welsh, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $267. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $591.
Libraries in Welsh include McBurney Memorial Branch ... View libraries
Jefferson Davis Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Welsh political report.
The average commute time for Welsh workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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