The Town of Jena had a population of 3,611 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Jena: Hemp Creek, Hemps Creek.
|Population in Households||3,379|
|Population in Familes||2,823|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||232|
|Median Household Income||$37,889|
|Average Household Income||$55,114|
|Per Capita Income||$21,308|
|Total Housing Units||1,407 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||952 (67.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||340 (24.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||115 ( 8.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$102,381|
|Average Home Value||$153,676|
|Average Household Size||2.62|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.29%|
|Per Capita Income||1.78%|
The table below compares Jena to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 140||71st|
|Population Density||# 218||54th|
|Diversity Index||# 337||29th|
|Median Household Income||# 275||42nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 265||44th|
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