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Beauregard Parish, Louisiana
Map of Louisiana highlighting Beauregard Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Louisiana's location in the U.S.
Seat DeRidder
Largest city DeRidder
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,166 sq mi (3,020 km²)
1,160 sq mi (3,005 km²)
6 sq mi (15 km²), 0.51%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

32,986
28/sq mi (11/km²)
Founded June 12, 1912
Named for Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Beauregard Parish [p] (French: Paroisse de Beauregard) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is DeRidder. As of 2000, the population was 32,986.

Beauregard Parish is part of the DeRidder Micropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Fort Polk South–DeRidder Combined Statistical Area.

Contents

History

It was named after P.G.T. Beauregard, a Confederate general and one of the designers of the Confederate Battle Flag.

Geography

The parish has a total area of 1,166 square miles (3,020 km²), of which, 1,160 square miles (3,005 km²) of it is land and 6 square miles (15 km²) of it (0.51%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent parishes

Demographics

The Parish Courthouse in downtown DeRidder.
Census Pop.  %±
1920 20,767
1930 14,569 −29.8%
1940 14,847 1.9%
1950 17,766 19.7%
1960 19,191 8.0%
1970 22,888 19.3%
1980 29,692 29.7%
1990 30,083 1.3%
2000 32,986 9.6%
Est. 2006 35,130 [1] 6.5%
Beauregard Parish Census Data[2]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 32,986 people, 12,104 households, and 9,078 families residing in the parish. The population density was 28 people per square mile (11/km²). There were 14,501 housing units at an average density of 12 per square mile (5/km²). The racial makeup of the parish was 84.25% White, 12.92% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.60% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. 1.42% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 12,104 households out of which 36.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.60% were married couples living together, 10.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.00% were non-families. 22.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the parish the population was spread out with 27.50% under the age of 18, 8.60% from 18 to 24, 28.70% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 11.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 100.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.90 males.

The median income for a household in the parish was $32,582, and the median income for a family was $37,886. Males had a median income of $35,268 versus $19,639 for females. The per capita income for the parish was $15,514. About 13.00% of families and 15.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.50% of those under age 18 and 15.50% of those age 65 or over.

Map of Beauregard Parish, Louisiana with town labels

Cities, towns, villages

Education

Beauregard Parish School Board operates local public schools.

See also

References

External links

Geology

Coordinates: 30°39′N 93°20′W / 30.65°N 93.34°W / 30.65; -93.34


Genealogy

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Beauregard Parish, Louisiana
Map
File:Map of Louisiana highlighting Beauregard Parish.png
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the USA highlighting Louisiana
Louisiana's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded June 12, 1912
Seat DeRidder
Largest City DeRidder
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.51%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

32986
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Named for: Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard

Beauregard Parish (French: Paroisse de Beauregard) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is DeRidder. As of 2000, the population was 32,986. It was named after P.G.T. Beauregard, a Confederate general and one of the designers of the Confederate Battle Flag.

Contents

Geography

The parish has a total area of 3,020 km² (1,166 sq mi). 3,005 km² (1,160 sq mi) of it is land and 15 km² (6 sq mi) of it (0.51%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent parishes

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 32,986 people, 12,104 households, and 9,078 families residing in the parish. The population density was 11/km² (28/sq mi). There were 14,501 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (12/sq mi). The racial makeup of the parish was 84.25% White, 12.92% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.60% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. 1.42% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

The Parish Courthouse in downtown DeRidder.

There were 12,104 households out of which 36.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.60% were married couples living together, 10.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.00% were non-families. 22.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the parish the population was spread out with 27.50% under the age of 18, 8.60% from 18 to 24, 28.70% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 11.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 100.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.90 males.

The median income for a household in the parish was $32,582, and the median income for a family was $37,886. Males had a median income of $35,268 versus $19,639 for females. The per capita income for the parish was $15,514. About 13.00% of families and 15.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.50% of those under age 18 and 15.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Beauregard Parish, Louisiana With Municipal Labels

External links

Coordinates: 30°39′N 93°20′W / 30.65, -93.34


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