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Oberlin is in Allen Parish.
It is the parish seat.
The community was named for Johan Friedrich Oberlin, clergyman
The latitude of Oberlin is 30.62N. The longitude is -92.762W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 69 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,859.
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4% of Oberlin residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oberlin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oberlin was $12,050, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Oberlin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Oberlin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $228. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $521.
Libraries in Oberlin include Allen Parish Library ... View libraries
Allen Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oberlin political report.
The average commute time for Oberlin workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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