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Demographics Analysis

The people of Tensas Parish, Louisiana give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 220

5 to 9 years : 164

10 to 14 years : 225

15 to 17 years : 161

18 and 19 years : 132

20 years : 15

21 years : 15

22 to 24 years : 146

25 to 29 years : 238

30 to 34 years : 242

35 to 39 years : 144

40 to 44 years : 148

45 to 49 years : 241

50 to 54 years : 164

55 to 59 years : 181

60 and 61 years : 126

62 to 64 years : 67

65 and 66 years : 15

67 to 69 years : 43

70 to 74 years : 147

75 to 79 years : 68

80 to 84 years : 40

85 years and over : 24

Female:

Under 5 years : 188

5 to 9 years : 210

10 to 14 years : 153

15 to 17 years : 86

18 and 19 years : 70

20 years : 31

21 years : 17

22 to 24 years : 123

25 to 29 years : 140

30 to 34 years : 130

35 to 39 years : 131

40 to 44 years : 164

45 to 49 years : 245

50 to 54 years : 241

55 to 59 years : 187

60 and 61 years : 78

62 to 64 years : 122

65 and 66 years : 79

67 to 69 years : 93

70 to 74 years : 125

75 to 79 years : 143

80 to 84 years : 43

85 years and over : 33


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,207

Multiple ancestry : 293

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 298


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 5,786

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 6

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 6

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 408

5 to 17 years : 999

18 to 24 years : 549

25 to 34 years : 750

35 to 44 years : 587

45 to 54 years : 891

55 to 59 years : 368

60 and 61 years : 204

62 to 64 years : 189

65 to 74 years : 502

75 years and over : 351

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 370

5 to 17 years : 740

18 to 24 years : 477

25 to 34 years : 613

35 to 44 years : 400

45 to 54 years : 695

55 to 59 years : 288

60 and 61 years : 162

62 to 64 years : 173

65 to 74 years : 382

75 years and over : 284

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 38

5 to 17 years : 259

18 to 24 years : 72

25 to 34 years : 137

35 to 44 years : 181

45 to 54 years : 196

55 to 59 years : 74

60 and 61 years : 42

62 to 64 years : 16

65 to 74 years : 120

75 years and over : 67

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 6

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 6

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,353

Female : 2,231

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 607

Female : 595

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 6

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence : 1,531

Born in other state in the United States : 829

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,302

Now married, except separated : 1,431

Divorced : 415

Separated : 152

Widowed : 392

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 226

Now married, except separated : 463

Divorced : 137

Separated : 56

Widowed : 52

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 6

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 6

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Speak only English : 5,301

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 33

Speak English less than "very well" : 45

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

  • Other Groups: 3,488   (63.1%)
  • United States Or American: 494   (8.9%)
  • Irish: 391   (7.1%)
  • English: 338   (6.1%)
  • German: 247   (4.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 184   (3.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 99   (1.8%)
  • Dutch: 58   (1.0%)
  • European: 46   (0.8%)
  • Subsaharan African: 42   (0.8%)
  • Scottish: 39   (0.7%)
  • Polish: 38   (0.7%)
  • French Canadian: 21   (0.4%)
  • Italian: 13   (0.2%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 7   (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 7   (0.1%)
  • British: 5   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 4   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 2   (0.0%)
  • Northern European: 2   (0.0%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Welsh: 2   (0.0%)
  • Danish: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Tensas Parish, Louisiana is 5,798



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Tensas Parish, Louisiana: 2,966
Female Population in Tensas Parish, Louisiana: 2,832


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Tensas Parish, Louisiana: 32.9
Median Female Resident Age in Tensas Parish, Louisiana: 44.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Louisiana is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Tensas Parish, Louisiana


White


Both sexes

50.4

Male

49.1

Female

51.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

35.2

Male

29.7

Female

39.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

60.0

Male

60.0

Female

43.5

Asian


Both sexes

56.5

Male

39.3

Female

58.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

31.0

Male

33.3

Female

16.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.0

Male

17.5

Female

19.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

33.3

Male

33.8

Female

27.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

50.5

Male

49.2

Female

51.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Tensas Parish, Louisiana


  • White: 2,360
  • African American: 3,372
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 6
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 58
  • Two or More Races: 2



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Tensas Parish, Louisiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 62   (3.09%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 39   (1.95%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 69   (3.44%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 176   (8.78%)
  • 9th Grade: 81   (4.04%)
  • 10th Grade: 153   (7.63%)
  • 11th Grade: 138   (6.88%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 118   (5.89%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 606   (30.22%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 66   (3.29%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 191   (9.53%)
  • Associate Degree: 21   (1.05%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 202   (10.07%)
  • Master's Degree: 55   (2.74%)
  • Professional School Degree: 17   (0.85%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 11   (0.55%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 79   (3.59%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 30   (1.36%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 53   (2.41%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 134   (6.08%)
  • 9th Grade: 64   (2.91%)
  • 10th Grade: 145   (6.58%)
  • 11th Grade: 109   (4.95%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 98   (4.45%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 721   (32.73%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 132   (5.99%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 261   (11.85%)
  • Associate Degree: 39   (1.77%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 222   (10.08%)
  • Master's Degree: 96   (4.36%)
  • Professional School Degree: 18   (0.82%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.09%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Tensas Parish, Louisiana

  • Tensas Parish School Board


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 318, Saint Joseph, LA 71366, Phone: (318) 766-3269, Students: 872 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Tensas Parish, Louisiana

  • Newellton High School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 645, Newellton, LA 71357, Phone: (318) 467-5109, Students: 350 )

  • Tensas Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: Route 2 Box 306, Saint Joseph, LA 71366, Phone: (318) 766-3346, Students: 322 )

  • Lisbon Elementary School


    ( Location: P O Box 158, Waterproof, LA 71375, Phone: (318) 749-3397, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Tensas Parish, Louisiana

  • Davidson High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Route 2 Box 408, Saint Joseph, LA 71366, Phone: (318) 766-3585, Students: 200 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Tensas Parish, Louisiana

  • Tensas Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 555, Saint Joseph, LA 71366, Phone: (318) 766-4384, Students: 165 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Tensas Parish, Louisiana

  • Tensas Parish Library


    135 Plank Road, Saint Joseph, LA 71366

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Tensas Parish, Louisiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Tensas Parish, Louisiana.

Area Features of Tensas Parish, Louisiana


Airport


(1) Ag Air Incorporated Airport Historical   (2) Kifer Airport   (3) Myrtle Grove Airport   (4) Norris Airstrip Historical   (5) Tensas Flying Service   (6) Tensas Parish Airport  

Area


(1) The Glade  

Bar


(1) Panola Bar   (2) Waterproof Bar  

Basin


(1) Buckridge Crevasse   (2) Winter Quarters Crevasse  

Bend


(1) Fairchilds Bend   (2) Hard Times Bend   (3) Kempe Bend   (4) Newtown Bend   (5) Ridge Lake Bend   (6) Rodney Bend   (7) Rodney Cutoff  

Bridge


(1) Hubbard Bridge  

Building


(1) Bieller Light   (2) Dishroon Post Light   (3) Newellton Police Department   (4) Saint Joseph Police Department   (5) Tensas Parish Fire District 1 Station 1   (6) Tensas Parish Fire District 1 Station 2   (7) Tensas Parish Fire District 1 Station 3   (8) Tensas Parish Fire District 1 Station 4   (9) Tensas Parish Fire District 1 Station 5   (10) Tensas Parish Fire District 1 Station 6   (11) Tensas Parish Fire District 1 Station 7   (12) Tensas Parish Sheriff S Office   (13) Waterproof Police Department  

Canal


(1) Grudge Ditch   (2) Lake Saint Peter Canal   (3) Routh Ditch   (4) Yucatan Ditch  

Cape


(1) Coffee Point   (2) Kings Point   (3) Point Pleasant   (4) Sargent Point  

Cemetery


(1) Bland Cemetery   (2) Burn Cemetery   (3) Canton Cemetery   (4) Cross Keys Cemetery   (5) Elk Ridge Cemetery   (6) Gold Bell Cemetery   (7) Helena Cemetery   (8) Jordan Cemetery   (9) Lakewood Cemetery   (10) Lemy Cemetery   (11) Mayflower Cemetery   (12) Mound Cemetery   (13) Myrtle Grove Cemetery   (14) Newell Cemetery   (15) Newellton Cemetery   (16) Oneonta Cemetery   (17) Routhwood Cemetery   (18) Saint Antioch Cemetery   (19) Saint John Cemetery   (20) Saint Joseph Cemetery   (21) Saint Matthew Cemetery   (22) Somerset Cemetery   (23) Tensas Cemetery   (24) Thistle Ridge Cemetery   (25) Winona Cemetery   (26) Wyoming Cemetery  

Channel


(1) Bondurant Chute   (2) Killikrankia Cutoff   (3) Waterproof Cutoff  

Church


(1) Bethany Baptist Church   (2) Broadroom Church   (3) China Grove Church   (4) Church Of Christ   (5) Church Of God Historical   (6) Cypress Grove Church   (7) Flowery Mount Church   (8) Gilfield Church   (9) Greenfield Church   (10) Holly Ridge Church   (11) Jerusalem Church   (12) Lakewood Church   (13) Magnolia Church   (14) Maryland Baptist Church   (15) Morning Star Church   (16) Mound Hedren Church   (17) Mount Nebo Church   (18) New China Grove Church   (19) New Hope Church   (20) New Zion Church   (21) Oneonta Church   (22) Paradise Church Historical   (23) Pleasant Green Church   (24) Pleasant View Church Historical   (25) Saint Antioch Church Historical   (26) Saint Church   (27) Saint John Church   (28) Saint Joseph Church Of God   (29) Saint Joseph United Methodist Church   (30) Saint Lena Church   (31) Saint Luke Church   (32) Saint Mark Church   (33) Saint Matthew Church   (34) Saint Paul Church Historical   (35) Saint Peter Church   (36) Shackleford Church   (37) Shilake Church   (38) Shiloh Baptist Church   (39) Solomon Church   (40) Spring Hill Church   (41) Spurgeon Church Historical   (42) Villa Clara Church   (43) Waterproof United Methodist Church   (44) Wesley Church   (45) Zion Church Historical  

Civil


(1) Parish Governing Authority District 1   (2) Parish Governing Authority District 2   (3) Parish Governing Authority District 3   (4) Parish Governing Authority District 4   (5) Parish Governing Authority District 5   (6) Parish Governing Authority District 7   (7) Tensas Parish   (8) Town Of Newellton   (9) Town Of Saint Joseph   (10) Town Of Waterproof   (11) Ward Five   (12) Ward Four   (13) Ward One   (14) Ward Seven   (15) Ward Three   (16) Ward Two  

Gut


(1) Alligator Slough   (2) Andrews Bayou   (3) Bayou Bruin   (4) Bayou Du Rosset   (5) Buffalo Bayou   (6) Choctaw Bayou   (7) Clark Bayou   (8) Cow Slough   (9) Crooked Bayou   (10) Cypress Bayou   (11) Dry Bayou   (12) Du Rosset Bayou   (13) Jordan Bayou   (14) Leading Bayou   (15) Little Choctaw Bayou   (16) Mcpherson Bayou   (17) Mill Bayou   (18) Mound Bayou   (19) Negro Bayou   (20) Routh Bayou   (21) Sandy Bayou   (22) Snake Bayou   (23) Steep Bank Bayou   (24) Van Buren Bayou   (25) Wildhorse Bayou   (26) Young Bayou  

Island


(1) Bondurant Towhead   (2) Davis Island   (3) Island Number Onehundred And Twelve   (4) Rodney Island   (5) Togo Island  

Lake


(1) Bar Lake   (2) Big Pond   (3) Blue Hole   (4) Blue Lake   (5) Broad Lake Historical   (6) Brushy Lake   (7) Bryland Lake   (8) Cindy Lake Historical   (9) Cypress Grove Lake   (10) Dishroon Lake   (11) Duck Lake   (12) Duck Pond   (13) Fool Lake   (14) Fox Lake   (15) Gin Lake   (16) Glade Bayou   (17) Gorton Chute   (18) Grassy Lake   (19) Hopaka Lake   (20) Jackson Lake   (21) Johnson Lake   (22) Kings Point Lake   (23) Lake Bruin   (24) Lake Formosa   (25) Lake Lakanardia   (26) Lake Marydale   (27) Lake Misery   (28) Lake Saint Joseph   (29) Lake Shallow   (30) Levi Lake   (31) Little Cypress Grove Lake   (32) Little Flag Lake   (33) Little Johnson Lake   (34) Little Lake   (35) Lockner Lake Historical   (36) Lodge Lake   (37) Long Lake   (38) Miller Lake   (39) Molen Lake   (40) Mound Bayou   (41) Mud Lake   (42) Old River Lake   (43) Palmyra Lake   (44) Phelps Bayou   (45) Pumping Station Slough   (46) Ridge Lake   (47) River Lake   (48) River Sticks   (49) Rodney Lake   (50) Round Lake   (51) Saddletree Lake   (52) Sandbar Lake   (53) Shackleford Lake   (54) Shady Bradley Lake   (55) Snodgrass Lake   (56) Turkey Lake   (57) Viney Lake   (58) Watermelon Lake   (59) White Oak Lake   (60) Wilson Lake   (61) Yucatan Lake  

Levee


(1) Bondurant Towhead Dikes   (2) Browns Field Revetment   (3) Coffee Point Dikes   (4) Cottage Bend Revetment   (5) Diamond Revetment   (6) Hard Times Bend Revetment   (7) Hardscrabble Revetment   (8) Kempe Bend Revetment   (9) Lake Karnac Revetment   (10) Old Kempe Bend Revetment   (11) Waterproof Dikes Historical  

Locale


(1) Arcola Plantation   (2) Ashwood Landing   (3) Avondale Plantation   (4) Belleview Plantation   (5) Black Water Plantation   (6) Bondurant Landing   (7) Botany Bay Plantation   (8) Buckridge Landing   (9) Buckridge Light   (10) Burn Landing   (11) Burn Plantation   (12) Canebrake Plantation   (13) Delhi Plantation   (14) Delta Bridge   (15) Duck Pond Plantation   (16) Durango Landing Historical   (17) Durango Plantation   (18) Flowers Ferry   (19) Franklin Spur Historical   (20) Gibson Plantation   (21) Gladstone Landing   (22) Goldman Lower Landing   (23) Hole In The Wall Plantation   (24) Hopkins Plantation   (25) Ione Plantation   (26) Jordan Ferry   (27) Kellogg Landing   (28) L Argent Landing   (29) Lakewood Plantation   (30) Locust Ridge Plantation   (31) Marydale Plantation   (32) Maryland Plantation   (33) Mclemores Shopping Center   (34) Mound Plantation   (35) Mount Ararat Plantation   (36) Panola Plantation   (37) Raritan Plantation   (38) Ridgeland Plantation   (39) Saint Joseph Lower Landing   (40) Saint Joseph Upper Landing   (41) Somerset Landing   (42) Somerset Plantation   (43) Sunnybank Plantation   (44) Sunnyside Plantation   (45) Thistle Ridge Plantation   (46) Togo Landing   (47) Velverton Plantation   (48) Waterproof Landing   (49) Wavertree Plantation   (50) Winona Plantation   (51) Winter Quarters Plantation   (52) Woodburn Plantation   (53) Wyoming Plantation  

Oilfield


(1) Aubrey Oil And Gas Field   (2) Buckhorn Oil Field   (3) Buckshot Bayou Oil Field   (4) Chamblee Gas Field   (5) Crimea Gas Field   (6) Delta Bridge Oil And Gas Field   (7) Fox Lake Gas Field   (8) Glade Bayou Oil Field   (9) Hard Bargin Gas Field   (10) Helena Oil Field   (11) Justina Gas Field   (12) Killens Ferry Gas Field   (13) Lake Formosa Oil Field   (14) Locust Ridge Oil Field   (15) New Quarters Oil Field   (16) Newlight Oil   (17) North Holly Ridge Oil Field   (18) North Lake Marydale Oil Field   (19) Northeast Lake Saint John Gas Field   (20) Pecan Landing Oil Field   (21) Rodney Island Oil Field   (22) Sundown Oil Field   (23) Westwood Oil And Gas Field  

Park


(1) Big Lake State Wildlife Management Area   (2) Lake Bruin State Park   (3) Saint Joseph Historic District   (4) Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge   (5) Winter Quarters State Historic Site  

Populated Place


(1) Argent   (2) Ashland   (3) Ashville Historical   (4) Aubrey   (5) Avondale   (6) Balmoral   (7) Barcelona   (8) Canebrake   (9) Chamblee   (10) Cooter Point   (11) Crimea   (12) Cross Keys   (13) Dearborn   (14) Denhart   (15) Dixie Historical   (16) Ferry Newlight Landing   (17) Gibson Landing   (18) Glade Bayou Landing   (19) Goldman   (20) Goldman Landing   (21) Hedgeland   (22) Helena   (23) Hopewell Landing   (24) Justina   (25) Lake Bruin   (26) Locust Ridge   (27) Maryland   (28) Mayflower   (29) Millerfield Historical   (30) New Carthage Historical   (31) New Quarters   (32) Newellton   (33) Newlight   (34) Notnac   (35) Osceola   (36) Pecan Landing   (37) Remolina Landing   (38) Saint Joseph   (39) Saranac   (40) Shady Grove   (41) Somerset   (42) Tensas   (43) Tensas Bluff   (44) Tensas Bluff Landing   (45) Waterproof   (46) Westwood   (47) Wildcat   (48) Wilsonia   (49) Yucatan Landing  

Post Office


(1) Saint Joseph Post Office  

Ridge


(1) Buck Ridge   (2) Newells Ridge  

School


(1) Lakewood School Historical   (2) Lisbon Elementary School Historical   (3) Magnolia School   (4) Mount Nebo School Historical   (5) Newellton Elementary School   (6) Ruthwood Elementary School   (7) Saint Antioch School Historical   (8) Tensas Academy School   (9) Tensas Elementary School   (10) Tensas High School   (11) Tensas Parish Training School Historical   (12) Waterproof High School  

Stream


(1) Beck Bayou   (2) Big Bayou   (3) Black River   (4) Boggy Bayou   (5) Buckshot Bayou   (6) Burnett Chute   (7) Dickard Bayou   (8) Dorthy Slough   (9) Fool River   (10) Gum Ridge Chute   (11) Harper Bayou   (12) Nable Bayou   (13) Palmetto Slough  

Swamp


(1) Caney Bayou   (2) Cow Lake   (3) Gin Lake   (4) House Lake   (5) Lake Twentynine   (6) Long Lake   (7) New Quarters Lake  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

71357 (pop. 2,812) 71366 (pop. 2,241) 71375 (pop. 1,402)


Counties Nearby Tensas Parish, Louisiana

Franklin Parish, LA  (pop. 20,660) 25.1 Miles
Concordia Parish, LA  (pop. 20,566) 29.9 Miles
Madison Parish, LA  (pop. 11,790) 29.9 Miles
Catahoula Parish, LA  (pop. 10,424) 38.9 Miles
Richland Parish, LA  (pop. 20,887) 40.2 Miles
Caldwell Parish, LA  (pop. 10,400) 48.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

318



Elevation in Tensas Parish, Louisiana is 108.0 ft. (33.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Tensas Parish, Louisiana

Lat: 31.967396 N        Long: -91.314839 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Tensas Parish, Louisiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Louisiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30
  Total Electric Industry 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 61   (2.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 38   (1.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 99   (4.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 195   (9.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 361   (17.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 462   (22.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 414   (20.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 123   (5.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 29   (1.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 71   (3.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 50   (2.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 66   (3.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 101   (4.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,716

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 195

In 3-person carpool : 17

In 4-person carpool : 23

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 29

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 14

Walked : 72

Other means : 35

Worked at home : 46


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 168

5 to 9 minutes : 562

10 to 14 minutes : 537

15 to 19 minutes : 245

20 to 24 minutes : 191

25 to 29 minutes : 14

30 to 34 minutes : 84

35 to 39 minutes : 14

40 to 44 minutes : 42

45 to 59 minutes : 41

60 to 89 minutes : 78

90 or more minutes : 125


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

With Social Security income : 687

No Social Security income : 1,712


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

With retirement income : 453

No retirement income : 1,946


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 182

$10,000 to $14,999 : 111

$15,000 to $19,999 : 128

$20,000 to $24,999 : 119

$25,000 to $29,999 : 70

$30,000 to $34,999 : 140

$35,000 to $39,999 : 118

$40,000 to $44,999 : 52

$45,000 to $49,999 : 66

$50,000 to $59,999 : 218

$60,000 to $74,999 : 150

$75,000 to $99,999 : 86

$100,000 to $124,999 : 71

$125,000 to $149,999 : 58

$150,000 to $199,999 : 11

$200,000 or more : 14


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $38,132


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 320  (26.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 113  (9.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 106  (8.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 170  (14.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 226  (19.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 293  (30.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 283  (29.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 331  (34.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1  (0.1%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Tensas Parish, Louisiana

Employed: 2,137
Unemployed: 164



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Tensas Parish, Louisiana

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%



Water Usage In Tensas Parish, Louisiana

Ground Water

 
Fresh 15.51 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 15.51 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 1.60 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 1.60 Mgal/d





There are 188 Farms In Tensas Parish, Louisiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Tensas Parish, Louisiana

Tensas State Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $289.7k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 5

Cross Keys Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $311.8k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 7

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Tensas Parish, Louisiana

  • Hardy-Anders Field Natchez-Adams County


    (about 24.4 miles in Washington, Mississippi; Airport Code: HEZ)

  • Vicksburg Municipal


    (about 29.4 miles in Delta, Louisiana; Airport Code: VKS)

  • Delhi Municipal


    (about 32.5 miles in Delhi, Louisiana; Airport Code: DQO)

  • Monroe Regional


    (about 56.6 miles in Monroe, Louisiana; Airport Code: MLU)

  • Byerley


    (about 59.8 miles in Lake Providence, Louisiana; Airport Code: FVI)

  • Hawkins Field


    (about 68.7 miles in Jackson, Mississippi; Airport Code: HKS)

  • Esler Regional


    (about 70.0 miles in Libuse, Louisiana; Airport Code: ESF)

  • McComb/Pike County/John E. Lewis Field


    (about 73.7 miles in Fernwood, Mississippi; Airport Code: MCB)

  • Allen C Thompson Field


    (about 76.2 miles in Jackson, Mississippi; Airport Code: JAN)

  • Jackson - Evers International


    (about 76.2 miles in Jackson, Mississippi; Airport Code: JAN)

  • Jackson Medger Wiley Evers International


    (about 76.3 miles in Jackson, Mississippi; Airport Code: JAN)

  • Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International


    (about 76.3 miles in Jackson, Mississippi; Airport Code: JAN)

  • Ruston Regional


    (about 83.5 miles in Ruston, Louisiana; Airport Code: RSN)

  • Alexandria International


    (about 85.0 miles in Alexandria, Louisiana; Airport Code: AEX)

  • England AFB


    (about 85.0 miles in Alexandria, Louisiana; Airport Code: AEX)

  • Ruston Municipal


    (about 85.5 miles in Ruston, Louisiana; Airport Code: RSN)

  • Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field


    (about 99.7 miles in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Airport Code: BTR)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

69.19%

Carpooled

21.48%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.75%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.14%

Walked

3.50%

Other Means

1.59%

Worked At Home

3.36%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Tensas Parish, Louisiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 886

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 196

Female householder, no husband present : 512

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 765

Householder not living alone : 40


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 91

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 16

All other households : 2,292


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 620

Renter-occupied housing units : 266

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 66

Renter-occupied housing units : 130

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 211

Renter-occupied housing units : 301

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 390

Renter-occupied housing units : 415


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 490

$10,000 to $14,999 : 213

$15,000 to $19,999 : 181

$20,000 to $24,999 : 179

$25,000 to $29,999 : 115

$30,000 to $34,999 : 241

$35,000 to $39,999 : 128

$40,000 to $44,999 : 93

$45,000 to $49,999 : 73

$50,000 to $59,999 : 260

$60,000 to $74,999 : 166

$75,000 to $99,999 : 106

$100,000 to $124,999 : 71

$125,000 to $149,999 : 58

$150,000 to $199,999 : 11

$200,000 or more : 14


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Total : 3,499


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Occupied : 2,399

Vacant : 1,100


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : 7

Built 2000 to 2004 : 55

Built 1990 to 1999 : 368

Built 1980 to 1989 : 460

Built 1970 to 1979 : 900

Built 1960 to 1969 : 814

Built 1950 to 1959 : 485

Built 1940 to 1949 : 141

Built 1939 or earlier : 269


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Utility gas : 1,012

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 282

Electricity : 1,020

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 4

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 50

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 28

No fuel used : 3


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 16

$10,000 to $14,999 : 87

$15,000 to $19,999 : 95

$20,000 to $24,999 : 13

$25,000 to $29,999 : 70

$30,000 to $34,999 : 81

$35,000 to $39,999 : 33

$40,000 to $49,999 : 134

$50,000 to $59,999 : 106

$60,000 to $69,999 : 127

$70,000 to $79,999 : 134

$80,000 to $89,999 : 49

$90,000 to $99,999 : 42

$100,000 to $124,999 : 83

$125,000 to $149,999 : 56

$150,000 to $174,999 : 68

$175,000 to $199,999 : 39

$200,000 to $249,999 : 4

$250,000 to $299,999 : 30

$300,000 to $399,999 : 4

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 16

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 5

Home equity loan only : 7

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 593

Housing units without a mortgage : 682


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $46,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $113,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $62,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $61,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $54,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $53,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $74,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $72,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Tensas Parish, Louisiana: 64.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Louisiana: 67.1%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 28 28 $3,035,600
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

28 28 $3,035,600
2001        
  Single Family 7 7 $567,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $567,900
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 27 27 $2,813,362
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

27 27 $2,813,362
2004        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,151,000
  Two Family 9 18 $866,820
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

21 30 $2,017,820
2005        
  Single Family 2 2 $485,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $485,000
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Tensas Parish, LA): $19,799
Median Household Income In 2000 (Louisiana): $32,566


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Tensas Parish): $42,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Louisiana): $77,500


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

Utility Gas: 48.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 13.9%
Electricity: 34.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 100%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Tensas Parish): $265
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Louisiana): $466
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Tensas Parish): $465


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Tensas Parish, Louisiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Tensas Parish, Louisiana

Tensas Home Health


     Address: 1010 Verona Street, Newellton, Louisiana 71357
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/19/1991

Medgar Evers Hha


     Address: P. O. Box 699, Fayette, Mississippi 39069
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 4/1/1977

Familylife Home Health


     Address: 209 Fair Avenue, Winnsboro, Louisiana 71295
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/8/1989

Professional Trends, Inc


     Address: 209 Carter Street, Vidalia, Louisiana 71373
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/7/2005

Intensive Home Health Care


     Address: 901 Carter Street, Vidalia, Louisiana 71373
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/26/1991

Hospitals Close To Tensas Parish, Louisiana

Jefferson County Hospital


     Address: 809 S Main Box 577, Fayette, Mississippi 39069
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Claiborne County Hospital Cah


     Address: 123 Mccomb Avenue, Port Gibson, Mississippi 39150
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Franklin Medical Center


     Address: P O Box 1300, Winnsboro, Louisiana 71295
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Natchez Regional Medical Center


     Address: 52 Seargent Prentiss Drive, Natchez, Mississippi 39120
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Natchez Community Hospital/swing Bed


     Address: 129 Jefferson Davis Blvd Box 1203, Natchez, Mississippi 39120
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Tensas Parish, Louisiana

Tensas Care And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 901 Verona, Newellton, Louisiana 71357
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 42
     Percent Occupied: 41%

Jefferson County Nursing Home


     Address: 910 Martin Luther King Drive, Fayette, Mississippi 39069
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 55
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Claiborne Senior Care


     Address: 2124 Old Hwy 61 South/p. O. Box 1018, Port Gibson, Mississippi 39150
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Plantation Manor Nursing And R


     Address: 6340 Highway 4, Winnsboro, Louisiana 71295
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 122
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Charlyn Rehab & Nursing Center


     Address: 804 Polk Street, Winnsboro, Louisiana 71295
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 64%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Tensas Parish, Louisiana

Name: Grand Gulf
Address: PO Box 756; Port Gibson, MS 39150
Distance: 16 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

    Retired Workers: 565
    Disabled Workers: 170
    Widowers Workers: 190
    Spouses Workers: 95
    Children Workers: 145


(updated 2007)



Tensas Parish, Louisiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 49.58%
  • Bush & Cheney 49.04%
  • Other 1.38%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Tensas Parish, Louisiana citizens.

Relocation to Tensas Parish, LA

7.03 % of Tensas Parish tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $22,033

Louisiana Average 8.89 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Tensas Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Orleans Parish , LA 1.66 % ($17,759 AGI )
  • Concordia Parish , LA 0.86 % ($20,533 AGI )
  • Ouachita Parish , LA 0.57 % ($25,800 AGI )

Relocation away from Tensas Parish, LA

6.50 % of Tensas Parish tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $29,531

Louisiana Average 13.45 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Tensas Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Ouachita Parish , LA 0.69 % ($8,333 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Louisiana

Low Bracket: $12,500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $25,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Louisiana

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Tensas Parish, Louisiana is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Tensas Parish, Louisiana


On 12/05/1983, a tornado touched down 1.24 miles from the center of Tensas Parish, Louisiana. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from less than $50.

On 03/04/1989, a tornado touched down 2.63 miles from the center of Tensas Parish, Louisiana. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 04/12/1986, a tornado touched down 4.42 miles from the center of Tensas Parish, Louisiana. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/18/1983, a tornado touched down 5.02 miles from the center of Tensas Parish, Louisiana. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 05/18/1983, a tornado touched down 6.28 miles from the center of Tensas Parish, Louisiana. The tornado was rated a category 3 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.



Storms In Tensas Parish, Louisiana

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
10/16/2006, 12:00 am 0 0 $1M $700K
09/25/2005, 08:00 am 0 0 $100K $800K
02/21/2003, 09:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
02/21/2003, 07:55 pm 0 0 $1K --
12/13/2001, 06:15 pm 0 0 $5K --
03/02/2001, 10:00 am 0 0 $10K --
04/03/2000, 12:30 am 0 0 $10K --
01/01/1906, 12:00 am 0 0 $200K --
01/01/1905, 12:00 am 0 0 $700K --
         
Hail        
05/14/2006, 07:42 am 0 0 $30K $700K
05/14/2006, 07:31 am 0 0 -- $200K
05/10/2006, 02:47 pm 0 0 $50K $300K
05/10/2006, 01:55 pm 0 0 $300K $1M
05/10/2006, 01:49 pm 0 0 $50K $200K
05/10/2006, 01:44 pm 0 0 $200K $1M
02/03/2006, 12:55 pm 0 0 $50K --
04/22/2005, 04:42 pm 0 0 $150K $200K
04/22/2005, 04:37 pm 0 0 $20K --
04/29/2004, 04:08 pm 0 0 -- $2K
05/14/2003, 11:24 pm 0 0 $1K --
04/06/2003, 10:40 am 0 0 $5K --
03/10/2000, 02:00 pm 0 0 $15K --
06/15/1998, 07:20 pm 0 0 $50K --
03/30/1993, 07:09 pm 0 0 $50K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/03/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $500K --
05/03/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $3K --
11/15/2006, 06:30 am 0 0 $40K --
11/15/2006, 06:25 am 0 0 $25K --
05/04/2006, 06:30 pm 0 0 $3K --
04/07/2006, 11:35 pm 0 0 $10K --
03/09/2006, 12:35 pm 0 0 $20K --
03/09/2006, 11:55 am 0 0 $15K --
09/24/2005, 07:37 pm 0 0 $30K $20K
05/28/2005, 10:30 am 0 0 $25K --
04/06/2005, 03:50 am 0 0 $45K --
03/13/2005, 06:50 pm 0 0 $60K --
03/13/2005, 06:32 pm 0 0 $1K --
12/07/2004, 12:32 am 0 0 $50K --
12/07/2004, 12:30 am 0 0 $20K --
11/23/2004, 09:45 pm 0 0 $5K --
11/23/2004, 09:15 pm 0 0 $2K --
11/23/2004, 09:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
11/23/2004, 08:55 pm 0 0 $20K --
06/27/2004, 12:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/02/2004, 10:40 pm 0 0 $250K --
06/02/2004, 03:00 am 0 0 $5K --
06/02/2004, 02:40 am 0 0 $5K --
04/29/2004, 04:11 pm 0 0 $1K --
11/18/2003, 04:15 am 0 0 $50K --
05/17/2003, 06:35 am 0 0 $15K --
05/03/2003, 02:55 am 0 0 $50K --
03/18/2003, 06:35 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/31/2002, 06:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/24/2002, 04:30 pm 0 0 $1K --
03/31/2002, 12:35 am 0 0 $1K --
03/30/2002, 07:45 pm 0 0 $1K --
12/13/2001, 05:15 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/12/2001, 06:15 pm 0 0 $6K --
07/12/2001, 04:55 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/12/2001, 03:45 pm 0 0 $3K --
05/31/2001, 07:30 am 0 0 $12K --
03/12/2001, 07:30 am 0 0 $8K --
02/09/2001, 01:15 pm 0 0 $10K --
11/08/2000, 03:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
08/31/2000, 03:00 pm 0 0 $35K --
08/02/2000, 06:00 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/13/2000, 06:10 pm 0 0 $2K --
03/10/2000, 05:00 pm 0 0 $10K --
03/10/2000, 02:00 pm 0 0 $2K --
02/13/2000, 03:20 pm 0 0 $5K --
01/03/2000, 12:40 pm 0 0 $5K --
12/12/1999, 03:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
03/02/1999, 07:45 pm 0 0 $10K --
01/21/1999, 10:15 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/25/1998, 04:15 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/05/1998, 07:15 pm 0 0 $5K --
03/05/1998, 09:20 pm 0 0 $80K --
02/10/1998, 04:50 pm 0 0 $1K --
02/10/1998, 04:40 pm 0 0 $1K --
10/23/1997, 10:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
04/05/1997, 06:40 am 0 0 $2K --
08/20/1996, 08:30 pm 0 0 $3K --
04/22/1996, 06:15 pm 0 0 $5K --
11/11/1995, 03:00 am 0 2 $50K --
10/27/1995, 02:30 pm 0 0 $250K --
10/26/1995, 06:30 pm 0 0 $25K --
04/22/1995, 02:00 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/27/1994, 01:50 am 0 0 $1K --
03/27/1994, 12:20 pm 0 0 $5K --
01/27/1994, 03:20 pm 0 0 $5K --
03/30/1993, 07:09 pm 0 0 $50K --
11/16/1987, 01:00 am 0 1 -- --
01/01/1904, 12:00 am 0 0 $60K --
01/01/1903, 12:00 am 0 0 $700K --
         



Tornados In Tensas Parish, Louisiana

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2006-05-10 2 50 -- 0 0 $60K --
  2005-09-25 1 100 -- 0 0 $200K --
  2003-04-06 1 50 -- 0 0 $25K --
  2001-12-12 -- 30 -- 0 0 $1K --
  2001-11-24 1 50 -- 0 0 $1K --
  1999-01-21 14 440 3 0 0 $500K --
  1999-01-21 1 40 -- 0 0 -- --
  1996-04-22 15 440 2 0 1 $500K --
  1995-04-20 1 40 -- 0 0 -- --
  1995-03-07 1 25 1 0 0 -- --
  1995-03-07 1 40 2 0 1 -- --
  1995-03-07 1 40 2 0 0 -- --
  1992-11-21 10 200 3 0 2 $3M --
  1992-08-26 2 40 1 0 0 -- --
  1992-08-26 2 40 1 0 0 $25K --
  1990-12-21 10 150 1 0 0 $3K --
  1990-12-21 1 73 1 0 0 -- --
  1990-12-21 5 150 1 0 0 $3K --
  1990-12-21 1 73 1 0 0 $3K --
  1989-06-30 1 40 1 0 0 -- --
  1983-05-18 5 100 3 0 0 $250K --
  1983-05-18 -- 50 1 0 0 $3K --
  1983-05-18 9 100 3 0 0 $250K --
  1983-04-01 14 300 3 0 4 $3M --
  1982-12-27 1 33 2 0 0 $250K --
  1981-06-23 -- 17 -- 0 0 -- --
  1978-06-29 -- 27 -- 0 0 -- --
  1975-06-10 2 50 2 0 0 $25K --
  1975-06-09 1 33 1 0 0 $25K --
  1975-04-30 12 77 2 0 2 $25K --
  1974-06-07 1 33 2 0 0 $25K --
  1974-04-01 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1974-02-14 1 33 1 0 0 $250K --
  1973-09-04 5 100 1 0 0 $3K --
  1971-05-07 1 17 2 0 2 $25K --
  1971-02-21 14 500 5 11 9 $3M --
  1963-06-29 -- 183 1 0 1 $3K --



Hurricanes And Storms In Tensas Parish, Louisiana

  • Tropical Depression: (Name Unknown) - August 1987 - Wind Speed: 25 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Tensas Parish, Louisiana directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Louisiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
6,591 6,921 7,502 7,937 9,592 7,823 8,346 10,614 8,271 15,960


(updated 2014)



Jails in Tensas Parish, Louisiana


  • Tensas Parish Jail


    203 Hancock Street, Saint Joseph, LA 71366
    Confined: 15


(updated 2006)



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