Jennings, Louisiana

Population 10,365

Jennings is located in Jefferson Davis Parish, LA. The population is 10,365, making Jennings the largest city in Jefferson Davis Parish.

There are 4 public schools in Jennings with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Jennings is low , and there are 66 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Jennings is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Jennings property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Jennings include Mermentau, Roanoke and Evangeline.

Jennings Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 26%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 62.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 11.8%

Crime Rate

19.5% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 191
  • Robbery: 10
  • Burglary: 181
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

71.96% Higher than national avg.
  • 66 offenders in Jennings
  • 63.68 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

102 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 2
  • Superfunds: 11
  • Tanks & Spills: 89


Moderate 7.0%
  • Louisiana unemployment average: 8.2%
  • National unemployment average: 7.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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4 Public Schools view public schools

There are 4 K-12 public schools in Jennings, LA and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Jennings's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.
2 Private Schools

Bethel Christian School

Our Lady Immaculate School

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Jennings, LA

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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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36 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Jennings, LA issued 36 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Jennings, LA issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $540
  • 1 Bedroom: $540
  • 2 Bedrooms: $710
  • 3 Bedrooms: $990
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,130

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Environmental Hazards

102 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (279/282)
    Jennings, LA has 98.94% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Jennings, LA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.17 Average
    Jennings, LA is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 53.55°
  • February 56.17°
  • March 62.88°
  • April 69.57°
  • May 77.33°
  • June 83.56°
  • July 83.35°
  • August 84.28°
  • September 79.17°
  • October 69.92°
  • November 61.1°
  • December 53.05°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Jennings, LA

Jennings, LA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Jennings, LA has a very high risk of hurricanes.
Jennings, LA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Jennings, LA has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Jennings, LA: $28,992


Unemployment in Jennings is 7.0%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 8.2% and 7.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 51.87%
White Collar - 48.13%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bobby Jindal
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy
  • Sen. David Vitter

City Representatives

  • Charles W. Boustany Jr.

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

16 FCC Towers view all

2 Fire Stations view all

1 Hospital view all

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