Tensas Parish, Louisiana

Tensas Parish: Parish in Louisiana, United States

About

Tensas Parish is a county located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,252 and a population density of 3 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 4,178 inhabitants. Its county seat is St. Joseph. The county was created 179 years ago in 1842.

Quick Facts about Tensas Parish

Population : 4,178 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
Area : 1661 km2
Water as percent of area : 6%
Land as percent of area : 94%
Altitude : 66 feet / 20 meters
Capital : St. Joseph
Establishment : January 01, 1843
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 07:35:40 (17th August 2022)
Density : 3 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -25.71% (2010-2020)
Tensas Parish locator map
Location of Tensas Parish on Louisiana map.
Tensas Parish courthouse  LA image
Tensas Parish courthouse LA
Tensas Parish courthouse  LA image

Geography

Tensas Parish is located at 32°0'6"N 91°20'24"W (32.0016600, -91.3400700). It has 8 neighbors: Catahoula Parish, Concordia Parish, Franklin Parish, Madison Parish, Adams County, Claiborne County, Jefferson County and Warren County.

Tensas Parish map

Tensas Parish Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Tensas Parish.

City Name Population Title
Saint Joseph 945 Town in and the parish seat of Tensas Parish in northeastern Louisiana, United States
Newellton 927 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Waterproof 532 Village in Tensas Parish, Louisiana, United States of America

Tensas Parish has 8 neighbours.

  • St. Joseph

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Tensas Parish decreased by 25.71% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,252 - census
2011 5,092 -3.14% estimation process
2012 4,999 -1.86% estimation process
2013 4,933 -1.34% estimation process
2014 4,853 -1.65% estimation process
2015 4,772 -1.7% estimation process
2016 4,656 -2.49% estimation process
2017 4,574 -1.79% estimation process
2018 4,470 -2.33% estimation process
2019 4,334 -3.14% estimation process
2020 4,178 -3.73% estimation process

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