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Where is Jefferson Parish, Louisiana?

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Jefferson Parish is a county equivalent area found in Louisiana, USA. The parish government of Jefferson is found in the parish seat of Gretna.

With a total 1,662.87 sq. km of land and water area, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana is the 1599th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 435,716 people, Jefferson Parish has a total 188736 households earning 48261 on average per year.

Jefferson Parish, Louisiana - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 22051
Area Codes 504
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Metairie (population: 137,421), Kenner (population: 68,387), Marrero (population: 56,490), Gretna (population: 55,724), Harvey (population: 39,990), New Orleans (population: 38,603), Westwego (population: 31,751), Lafitte (population: 2,764), Grand Isle (population: 1,299), Barataria (population: 1,230)
Land Area 168,231 sq miles
Water Area 296 sq miles
Household Income $48,261
Housing Units 188,736
Median Home Value $172,500
High School Grads 84% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 24% of population
Retail Spending $18,409 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $982,943 per capita
Universities and Colleges John Jay Beauty College

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.