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"Cradle of Louisiana Oil"
Jennings is in Jefferson Davis Parish.
It is the parish seat.
The community was named for Jennings McComb, railroad engineer
The latitude of Jennings is 30.222N. The longitude is -92.656W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 26 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,712.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jennings demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson Davis Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 70546 ZIP code.
8% of Jennings residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jennings ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jennings was $12,357, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Jennings residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Jennings, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $226. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $593.
Libraries in Jennings include Jefferson Davis Parish Library, Jennings Carnegie Public Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Jennings include KJEF-CA.
Jefferson Davis Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jennings political report.
The average commute time for Jennings workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Jennings between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 5.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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