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Overview

Introduction to Denham Springs, Louisiana

Denham Springs, Louisiana, in Livingston county, is 9 miles E of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (center to center) and 64 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana. The city is considered part of the Baton Rouge metropolitan area.

Denham Springs History

Denham Springs was named after William Denham who settled in that area in the year 1827. The Mineral Springs located in the area between Amite River and River Road was also discovered by him. In the upcoming years, this discovery proved to be a huge benefit. A number of health resorts were built around he springs because people suffering from yellow fever thought that the water of the springs were magical and would prevent them from the fever. Soon a village grew up and now it has developed into a popular place to stay, shop and dine.

Denham Springs and nearby Attractions

  • Audubon State Historic Site
  • Magnolia Mound Plantation
  • Centenary State Historic Site
  • Baton Rouge Zoo
  • Blue Bayou Waterpark

Things To Do In Denham Springs

Visitors interested in hiking, biking, canoeing, and nature center can enjoy visiting Tickfaw State Park. Midway Baptist Church, Saint Francis Episcopal Church, and First United Pentecostal Church are among the local churches that one may like to visit. Tourists interested in wild life may visit the Baton Rouge Zoo.

Denham Springs Transportation

One can avail air transportation from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

Denham Springs Higher Education

Southern University and A & M College, Southeastern Louisiana University, and Nicholls State University offer higher educational facilities.

People

Total Population 10,126
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 4,828
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 42.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,598
% Above Poverty Level 82.2%
% Below Poverty Level 17.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.8%
Median Gross Rent $795
Median House Value $138,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.3%
US/American 0%
English 14.2%
Irish 11.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Denham Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles E of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Livingston
Metro Area Baton Rouge
Standard Zip Codes 70706, 70726
P.O. Box Zip Codes 70727
Phone Area Codes 225
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.486
Longitude -90.956

Denham Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BATON ROUGE RYAN AP
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63 inches
Station LSU BEN HUR FARM
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.4 inches
Station BRUSLY 2 W
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 55 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 62.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Denham Springs, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Dennis Mills (70726)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baker 13,800 $47,188
Baton Rouge 229,186 $50,939
Livingston 2,035 $69,479
Port Vincent 871 $81,591
Walker 6,205 $65,335
Zachary 15,868 $78,386

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Denham Springs High Schools

DENHAM SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL
1000 NORTH RANGE AVENUE
225-665-8851
Serves 1,264 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

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