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Demographics

People

Total Population3,410
Male Share of the Population44.6%
Female Share of the Population55.4%
Senior Citizens19.5%
Employed Population 16+1,040
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married51.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.9%
Median Earnings25+$32,773
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$2
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,992

Wealth

Median Family Income$29,366
% Above Poverty Level76.4%
% Below Poverty Level23.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone21.2%
Median Gross Rent$567
Median House Value$78,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.6%
Irish11.3%
French Except Basque8.2%
German7.8%
English7%
Italian4.8%
Scottish3.3%
Welsh1.8%
Canadian1.6%
Polish0.6%
Dutch0.5%
African0.5%
Brazilian0.2%
Kenyan0.2%
Liberian0.2%
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Jena Almanac

CategoryValue
County La Salle Parish
Standard Zip Codes71342
Phone Area Codes318
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude31.68
Approximate Longitude-92.12

Jena Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationJENA 4 WSW
Distance4.1 miles
Jan Temp35 to 56 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp52 to 78 F
Annual Precip59.2 inches
StationALEXANDRIA ESLER AP
Distance21.9 miles
Jan Temp37 to 58 F
Apr Temp54 to 77 F
Jul Temp71 to 93 F
Oct Temp53 to 79 F
Annual Precip56.1 inches
StationALEXANDRIA INTL AP
Distance32.1 miles
Jan Temp38 to 58 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp74 to 93 F
Oct Temp57 to 80 F
Annual Precip61.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Georgetown392$63,750
Jonesville2,176$29,449
Olla1,363$39,875
Pollock428$45,417
Tullos495$51,591
Urania1,206$55,750

Jena Public Libraries

Lasalle Parish Library
3108 N FIRST ST
Jena, Louisiana
(318) 992-5675

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Jena Hospitals

Lasalle General Hospital
(Government - District/authority)
187 Ninth St
(318) 992-9200

Jena Public Schools

Goodpine Middle School
12642 Hwy 84 West
ZIP: 71342
(318) 992-5665
Primary
Total Enrollment 291
Jena Elementary School
1941 East Oak Street
ZIP: 71342
(318) 992-5175
Primary
Total Enrollment 387
Jena High School
243 East High School Drive
ZIP: 71342
(318) 992-5195
High
Total Enrollment 530
Jena Junior High School
114 E. Southern Ave.
ZIP: 71342
(318) 992-5815
Middle
Total Enrollment 332
Nebo Elementary School
300 Hwy. 777
ZIP: 71342
(318) 992-4416
Primary
Total Enrollment 148

Jena Private Schools

Temple Christian Academy
5933 Aimwell Rd
ZIP: 71342
Elementary
Total Enrollment 85
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