Jennings, Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana

Jennings: City in Louisiana, USA

About

Jennings is a city located in the county of Jefferson Davis Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,383 and a population density of 996 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 9,660 inhabitants.

The city was created 134 years ago in 1888.

Quick Facts about Jennings

Population : 9,660 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Jefferson Davis Parish
Postal code : 70546
Phone Area Codes : 337
Area : 10.42 km2
Altitude : 85 feet / 26 meters
Capital city : Jennings is capital of Jefferson Davis Parish
Establishment : May 05, 1888 (134 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:12:06 (15th August 2022)
Density : 927 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.48% (2010-2020)
Jennings locator map
Location of Jennings on Louisiana map.
Jennings LA W. H. Tupper General Merchandise Museum2008 image
Jennings LA W. H. Tupper General Merchandise Museum2008
Jennings LA W. H. Tupper General Merchandise Museum2008 image

Geography

Jennings is located at 30°13'21"N 92°39'25"W (30.2224300, -92.6570800).

Jennings map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Jennings decreased by 7.48% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,383 - census
2011 10,324 -0.57% estimation process
2012 10,240 -0.82% estimation process
2013 10,140 -0.99% estimation process
2014 10,132 -0.08% estimation process
2015 10,128 -0.04% estimation process
2016 10,050 -0.78% estimation process
2017 9,998 -0.52% estimation process
2018 9,919 -0.8% estimation process
2019 9,800 -1.21% estimation process
2020 9,660 -1.45% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 42,450
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 44,153
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 43,127
April 1, 2010 Population : 44,151
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.8%
People over 65 (%) : 22.3%
Female persons, % : 51.0%
White only, percent : 94.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 1.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 89.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,812
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.4%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 22,369

Jennings zip code is 70546. County name: Jefferson Davis, County fips: 22053

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 22,369
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $128,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,117
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $456
2015-2019 median gross rent : $707
Permits for construction, 2020 : 176
2015-2019 Households : 19,241
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.16
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.9%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 541,711
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,361,658
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 956,539
2012 total retail sales per capita : $21,845
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $53,963
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $32,757
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.5%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 1,425
2019 total employment : 20,349
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 878,540
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.8%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 2,842
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,385
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,147
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,518
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 142
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,002
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 319
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,757
2010 population per square mile : 77.7
2010 land area in square miles : 568.31
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 4,369
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 79.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $107,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,024
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $412
2015-2019 median gross rent : $622
Permits for construction, 2020 : 10
2015-2019 Households : 3,810
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.36
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.4%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 28,301
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 260,476
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 100,697
2012 total retail sales per capita : $10,530
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $55,060
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,032
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.6%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 262
2019 total employment : 3,080
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 105,955
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 2.7%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 792
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,244
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 780
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 149
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,166
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 77
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,066
2010 population per square mile : 20.2
2010 land area in square miles : 473.25

People born in Jennings (17)

People born in Jennings, including football player Al Woods, producer and journalist Carlton E. Morse, lawyer and politician Chancy Croft, .

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Schools in Jennings

College & universities near Jennings, LA

Code Name City ZIP
159407 Louisiana State University-Eunice Eunice (LA) 70535
159531 Louisiana Academy of Beauty Eunice (LA) 70535
160579 SOWELA Technical Community College Lake Charles (LA) 70615
469920 Unitech Training Academy-Lake Charles Lake Charles (LA) 70601-7887
158778 Avery James School of Cosmetology Lake Charles (LA) 70601

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Jennings, LA

Code Name Address Type
LCH Lake Charles 100 Ryan Street RAIL
LFT Lafayette 133 East Grant St. RAIL
NIB New Iberia West Washington St. RAIL

Post offices near Jennings

Post Office Name City ZIP
Jenning Post Office Jennings (LA) 70546
Mermentau Post Office Mermentau (LA) 70556
Evangelin Post Office Evangeline (LA) 70537
Roanok Post Office Roanoke (LA) 70581
Egan Post Office Egan (LA) 70531

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Jefferson Davis Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jefferson Davis Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Welsh 3,195 Town in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana, United States
Lake Arthur 2,736 City in Chaves County, New Mexico, United States of America
Elton 1,134 Town in Louisiana, USA
Fenton 349 Village in Louisiana

Distance to Other Cities

Jennings distances to largest Louisiana cities