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

1,012 sq mi (2,620 km²)
865 sq mi (2,241 km²)
146 sq mi (379 km²), 14.46%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

23,459
27/sq mi (10/km²)
Founded 1843
Named for Sabine River and Sabine Free State
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.sabinesheriff.com/
The Sabine Parish Courthouse in Many, Louisiana

Sabine Parish (French: Paroisse de la Sabine) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The seat of the parish is Many. In 2000, the parish's population was 23,459. It was formed in 1843 from parts of Caddo Parish and Natchitoches Parish

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Geography

The parish has a total area of 1,012 square miles (2,620 km²), of which, 865 square miles (2,241 km²) of it is land and 146 square miles (379 km²) of it (14.46%) is water.

Sabine Parish is the home of the popular Hodges Gardens, Park and Wilderness Area near Many. Built privately in the 1950s, the gardens will come under the management of the State of Louisiana in 2007. The naturalist Caroline Dormon helped to lay out the park.

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Major highways

Adjacent parishes and counties

The border with Sabine County, Texas is rather unique since the parish and the county both share the same name. The only other instance in which two neighboring counties with the same name share a state border is Escambia County, Florida and Escambia, County, Alabama, respectively.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 23,459 people, 9,221 households, and 6,593 families residing in the parish. The population density was 27 people per square mile (10/km²). There were 13,671 housing units at an average density of 16 per square mile (6/km²). The racial makeup of the parish was 72.67% White, 16.87% Black or African American, 7.79% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.32% from other races, and 2.18% from two or more races. 2.74% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Census Pop.  %±
1900 15,421
1910 19,874 28.9%
1920 20,713 4.2%
1930 24,110 16.4%
1940 23,586 −2.2%
1950 20,880 −11.5%
1960 18,564 −11.1%
1970 18,638 0.4%
1980 25,280 35.6%
1990 22,646 −10.4%
2000 23,459 3.6%
Est. 2006 23,934 [2] 2.0%
Sabine Parish Census Data[3]

There were 9,221 households out of which 31.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.70% were married couples living together, 12.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.50% were non-families. 26.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the parish the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 24.50% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.60 males.

The median income for a household in the parish was $26,655, and the median income for a family was $32,470. Males had a median income of $29,726 versus $18,514 for females. The per capita income for the parish was $15,199. About 16.30% of families and 21.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.00% of those under age 18 and 17.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Sabine Parish, Louisiana With Municipal Labels

Education

Public schools in Sabine Parish are operated by the Sabine Parish School Board.

See also

Jane H. Smith - Sabine Parish native serving in the Louisiana House of Representatives from Bossier City

References

Coordinates: 31°34′N 93°34′W / 31.56°N 93.56°W / 31.56; -93.56


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Sabine Parish, Louisiana
Map
File:Map of Louisiana highlighting Sabine Parish.png
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the USA highlighting Louisiana
Louisiana's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1843
Seat Many
Largest City Many
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 14.46%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

23459
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: http://www.sabinesheriff.com
Named for: Sabine River and Sabine Free State

Sabine Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The seat of the parish is Many. In 2000, the parish's population was 23,459.

Sabine Parish is the home of the popular Hodges Gardens near Many. Built privately in the 1950s, the gardens will come under the management of the State of Louisiana in 2007. The naturalist Caroline Dormon helped to lay out the park.

Contents

Geography

The parish has a total area of 2,620 km² (1,012 sq mi). 2,241 km² (865 sq mi) of it is land and 379 km² (146 sq mi) of it (14.46%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent parishes and counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 23,459 people, 9,221 households, and 6,593 families residing in the parish. The population density was 10/km² (27/sq mi). There were 13,671 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (16/sq mi). The racial makeup of the parish was 72.67% White, 16.87% Black or African American, 7.79% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.32% from other races, and 2.18% from two or more races. 2.74% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 9,221 households out of which 31.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.70% were married couples living together, 12.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.50% were non-families. 26.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the parish the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 24.50% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.60 males.

The median income for a household in the parish was $26,655, and the median income for a family was $32,470. Males had a median income of $29,726 versus $18,514 for females. The per capita income for the parish was $15,199. About 16.30% of families and 21.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.00% of those under age 18 and 17.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Sabine Parish, Louisiana With Municipal Labels


Coordinates: 31°34′N 93°34′W / 31.56, -93.56


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