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"The Magic City"
Bogalusa is in Washington Parish.
The community name derives from Choctaw for black stream
The latitude of Bogalusa is 30.790N. The longitude is -89.848W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 95 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,949.
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5% of Bogalusa residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bogalusa ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bogalusa was $11,476, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Bogalusa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bogalusa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $214. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $555.
Libraries in Bogalusa include Bogalusa Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Bogalusa include Bogalusa Daily News
Washington Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bogalusa political report.
The average commute time for Bogalusa workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bogalusa between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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