The Town of Jena had a population of 3,490 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Jena is located at latitude 31.6902 and longitude -92.1286 in La Salle Parish Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Jena (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. La Salle Parish Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 164 feet.
The Town of Jena (GNIS ID: 2405911) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jena population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Jena: Hemp Creek, Hemps Creek.
|Population in Households||3,236|
|Population in Familes||2,700|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||254|
|Average Household Size||2.58|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,445 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||945 (65.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||310 (21.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||190 (13.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$115,741|
|Average Home Value||$140,069|
|Median Household Income||$40,694|
|Average Household Income||$57,610|
|Per Capita Income||$22,383|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.83%|
|Per Capita Income||1.75%|
The table below compares Jena to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 145||70th|
|Population Density1||# 224||53rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 322||32nd|
|Median Household Income||# 212||55th|
|Per Capita Income||# 200||58th|
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