Jennings SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
7

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Jennings, Louisiana Info Snack

Jennings is a city in and the parish seat of Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana, United States, near Lake Charles. The population was 10,383 at the 2010 census, a small decline from the 2000 tabulation. The city is 68 percent white.
Population
10,047
Unemployment
10.8%
Poverty
27.4%
Median Home
$103,000
Median Income
$29,688
Median Rent
$620

Rankings for Jennings in Louisiana

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4

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5

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7

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8

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9

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10

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Map Of Jennings, LA

Population over time in Jennings

Year Population % Change
2017 10,047 -0.4%
2016 10,084 -0.9%
2015 10,180 -0.4%
2014 10,226 -0.4%
2013 10,265 -0.4%
2012 10,311 -0.5%
2011 10,365 -0.6%
2010 10,428 -0.3%
2009 10,462 -
Crime/100k Jennings LA USA
Violent Crime 191.0 537.5 368.9
Murder 0.0 11.4 5.0
Robbery 10.1 98.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 170.9 383.4 246.8
Property Crime 1879.6 3276.0 2199.5
Burglary 180.9 668.1 376.0
Larceny 1698.7 2360.4 1594.6
Car Theft 0.0 247.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Jennings

White
70.8% (7,113)
African American
25.6% (2,577)
American Indian
0.7% (73)
Asian
0.1% (10)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.5% (248)
Hispanic
0.3% (26)
Race Jennings LA USA
White 70.8% 58.8% 61.1%
African American 25.6% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.1% 1.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.5% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.3% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Jennings, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
13.9% (140,066)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.4% (94,531)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.9% (190,128)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.5% (156,044)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.9% (109,976)
$50,000 to $74,999
9.9% (99,058)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.7% (77,489)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.0% (80,684)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (19,971)
$200,000 or more
3.7% (36,747)
Income Jennings LA USA
Less than $10,000 13.9% 962.4% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.4% 624.0% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.9% 1219.6% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.5% 1066.4% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.9% 1291.8% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 9.9% 1620.1% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.7% 1086.1% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.0% 1228.6% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 472.0% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 3.7% 429.0% 697.9%

Gender in Jennings

Female
50.6% (5,086)
Male
49.4% (4,961)
Gender Jennings LA USA
Female 50.6% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 49.4% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Jennings for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.0% (904)
9-12th Grade
15.0% (1,507)
High School / GED
37.0% (3,717)
Some College
21.0% (2,109)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (401)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (1,004)
Master's Degree
3.0% (301)
Professional Degree
1.0% (100)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Jennings LA USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 15.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 16.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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