Jena Information

Jena Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Jena, LA

General Jena Information

State: Louisiana

County: La Salle Parish

Close cities: Midway, LA, Rhinehart, LA, Trout, LA, Tullos, LA, Urania, LA, Olla, LA, Georgetown, LA, Kelly, LA, Ball, LA, Jonesville, LA

Jena Population (census data)
Total 2,864 (-3.8% since 2000)
Male 1,423 (49.7%)
Female 1,441 (50.3%)

Population Density: 533 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 77.8 (US Avg is 100)

Jena Elevation: 157 feet above sea level

Land Area: 5.38 square miles

Median Household Income: $38,445

Zip Codes: 71342.

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Jena Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (84.9%)
  • Black (12.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (18.1%)
  • English (12.6%)
  • Irish (8.3%)
  • French (3.9%)
  • German (3.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.0%)

Local Jena Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints
NBA Basketball: Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks,
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: Northwestern State University, University of Louisiana

Jena School Information

High Schools
Jena High School (243 East High School Drive, Jena, LA, 71342 - Lasalle Parish School Board District)
Jena Junior High School (114 East Southern Avenue, Jena, LA, 71342 - Lasalle Parish School Board District)
Middle Schools
Goodpine Middle School (12642 Highway 84 West, Jena, LA, 71342 - Lasalle Parish School Board District)
Elementary Schools
Jena Elementary School (1941 East Oak Street, Jena, LA, 71342 - Lasalle Parish School Board District)
Nebo Elementary School (300 Highway 777, Jena, LA, 71342 - Lasalle Parish School Board District)

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