Fenton, Louisiana

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Fenton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles NE of Lake Charles, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 152 miles E of Houston, Texas
County Jefferson Davis
P.O. Box Zip Codes 70640
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.366
Longitude -92.918

Fenton Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 60 F
Apr Temp 57 to 79 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 66.9 inches
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 59 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.6 inches
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 58 F
Apr Temp 59 to 75 F
Jul Temp 75 to 91 F
Oct Temp 59 to 80 F
Annual Precip 57.7 inches
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Fenton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 380 100%
Male 185 48.7%
Female 195 51.3%
Under 18 125 32.9%
18+ 255 67.1%
65+ 40 10.5%
Median Age 31
Average Family Size 3.23
White 172 45.3%
African-American 199 52.4%
Asian 1 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.3%
Other 2 0.5%
Mixed Race 5 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 2.1%

Estimated Fenton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 378
Growth -2
Growth % -0.5%

Fenton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 63.6%
US/American 16.2%
French (except Basque) 9.6%
French Canadian 3.4%
German 2.1%
British 2.1%
Irish 1%
Scottish 1%
English 0.7%
Italian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fenton 380 $25,625
Elton 1,261 $28,359
Iowa 2,663 $37,102
Jennings 10,986 $30,783
Kinder 2,148 $31,799
Reeves 209 $20,000
Welsh 3,380 $33,600
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