The Town of Jena had a population of 3,529 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Jena: Hemp Creek, Hemps Creek.
|Daytime Population: Workers||1,904|
|Daytime Population: Residents||2,050|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||3,954|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.12|
|Population in Households||3,292|
|Population in Familes||2,740|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||237|
|Median Household Income||$42,101|
|Average Household Income||$57,325|
|Per Capita Income||$22,387|
|Total Housing Units||1,442 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||957 (66.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||313 (21.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||172 (11.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$115,000|
|Average Home Value||$143,163|
|Average Household Size||2.59|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.54%|
|Per Capita Income||1.73%|
The table below compares Jena to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 144||70th|
|Population Density||# 223||53rd|
|Diversity Index||# 323||32nd|
|Median Household Income||# 206||57th|
|Per Capita Income||# 218||54th|
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