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Prien is in Calcasieu Parish, in the Lake Charles metro area.
The latitude of Prien is 30.181N. The longitude is -93.273W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,215.
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12% of Prien residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Prien ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prien was $26,537, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Prien residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Prien, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $460. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,017.
Calcasieu Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prien political report.
The average commute time for Prien workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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