Jennings Information

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

General Jennings Information

State: Louisiana

County: Jefferson Davis Parish

Close cities: Lake Arthur, LA, Welsh, LA, Elton, LA, Iota, LA, Jennings, LA, Evangeline, LA, Egan, LA, Roanoke, LA, Mermentau, LA

Jennings Population (census data)
Total 10,546 (-3.1% since 2000)
Male 4,906 (46.5%)
Female 5,640 (53.5%)

Population Density: 1,030 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 79.8 (US Avg is 100)

Jennings Elevation: 22 feet above sea level

Land Area: 10.2 square miles

Median Household Income: $30,221

Zip Codes: 70546.

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Jennings Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (69.9%)
  • Black (28.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • French Canadian (15.9%)
  • French (15.3%)
  • United States (11.6%)
  • German (7.0%)
  • English (3.8%)
  • Irish (3.2%)

Local Jennings Sports Teams

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

Jennings School Information

High Schools
Hathaway High School (4040 Pine Island Highway, Jennings, LA, 70546 - Jefferson Davis Parish School Board District)
Jennings High School (620 Florence Street, Jennings, LA, 70546 - Jefferson Davis Parish School Board District)
Elementary Schools
Ward Elementary School (1303 South Cutting Avenue, Jennings, LA, 70546 - Jefferson Davis Parish School Board District)
West End Elementary School (802 West Jefferson Street, Jennings, LA, 70546 - Jefferson Davis Parish School Board District)

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