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The parish is in the New Orleans metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 453,590. This was a decrease of -.41% from the 2000 census.
In 2002, the per capita personal income in Jefferson Parish was $30,280. This was an increase of 25.0% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 98% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
12% of Jefferson Parish residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jefferson Parish ancestry & family history guide.
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Cemeteries in Jefferson Parish include Adams Cemetery, Bailey Cemetery, Cheniere Cemetery, Coulon Cemetery, Coulon Cemetery, Evening Star Cemetery, Fisher Cemetery, Fleming Cemetery, Garden Of Memories, Grand Isle Cemetery ... View cemeteries
Communities in Jefferson Parish include Avondale, Barataria, Bridge City, Elmwood, Estelle, Grand Isle, Gretna, Harahan, Harvey, Jean Lafitte ... View communities
Colleges in Jefferson Parish include Louisiana Technical College - Jefferson Campus ... View colleges
School districts in Jefferson Parish include Jefferson Parish Schools Board ... View school districts
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Libraries in Jefferson Parish include Belle Terre Branch, Grand Isle Branch, Gretna Branch, Harahan Branch, Jefferson Parish Library, Lafitte-Barataria Branch, Lakeshore Branch, Live Oak Branch, North Kenner Branch, Old Metairie Branch ... View libraries
Jefferson Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jefferson Parish political report.
Airports in Jefferson Parish include New Orleans International/Moisant Field
Hotels in Jefferson Parish include Best Western, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western Bayou Inn, Comfort Suites Kenner, Courtyard Marriott Metairie, Days Hotel, Days Inn Harvey, Extended Stay Am New Orleans Kenner, Extended Stay America ... More hotels
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