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Jean Lafitte is in Jefferson Parish, in the New Orleans metro area.
The community was named for Jean Lafitte, privateer
The latitude of Jean Lafitte is 29.735N. The longitude is -90.126W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,275.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jean Lafitte demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New Orleans area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 70067 ZIP code.
10% of Jean Lafitte residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jean Lafitte ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jean Lafitte was $14,209, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Jean Lafitte residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jean Lafitte, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $338. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $991.
Jefferson Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jean Lafitte political report.
The average commute time for Jean Lafitte workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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