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Jefferson Parish, LA Public Records

24th District Court
PO Box 10
200 Derbigny St
Gretna, LA 70054 http://www.jpclerkofcourt.us
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM CST
P: 504-364-2900
F: 504-364-3797
No credit cards accepted for record copies or searches, etc.
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Probate, Eviction, Family
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile or grand jury records released
1st Parish Court
924 David Dr
Metairie, LA 70003 www.jeffparishcourts.com/1pc.html
Hours: 8:30AM-7PM CST
P: 504-736-8976
F: 504-736-6253
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil to $20,000, Eviction, Traffic
The court's jurisdiction covers offenses occurring on the East Bank of Jefferson Parish.
2nd Parish Court
100 Huey P Long Ave
Gretna, LA 22051 www.jeffparishcourts.com/2pc.html
Hours: 8:30AM-6PM CST
P: 504-364-2929
F: n/a
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil to $15,000, Eviction, Traffic
The court's jurisdiction covers offenses occurring on the West Bank of Jefferson Parish and Grand Isle.
Jefferson Parish JP Court - Ward 1
941 Marlene Dr.
Gretna, LA 70056
P: 504-393-0032
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Jefferson Parish JP Court - Ward 2
2701 Cedar Lawn Dr.
Marrero, LA 70072
P: 504-340-7458
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Jefferson Parish JP Court - Ward 3
P. O. Box 444
Lafitte, LA 70067
P: 504-689-4106
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Jefferson Parish JP Court - Ward 4
P. O. Box 812
Grand Isle, LA 70358
P: 985-787-2301
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Jefferson Parish JP Court - Ward 5
2111 Harvard Ave.
Metairie, LA 70001
P: 504-838-4295
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Jefferson Parish JP Court - Ward 6
3016 Texas Ave.
Kenner, LA 70065
P: 504-466-7984
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Jefferson Parish JP Court - Ward 7
405 George St.
Avondale, LA 70094
P: 504-436-3133
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Jefferson Parish JP Court - Ward 8
9014 Rousseau St.
Kenner, LA 70065
P: 504-201-1173
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000

Jefferson Parish, LA Vital Records

Contact the Jefferson Parish Office of the Clerk of Court if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Jefferson Parish
Clerk of Court
200 Derbigny St, #2200
General Gov Bldg
Gretna, LA 70053
http://www.jpclerkofcourt.us
8:30AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 504-364-2943/2944
Fax: 504-364-2942
Recorded Documents

Official Jefferson Parish Vital Certificates

Jefferson Parish Vital Certificates

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Jefferson Parish Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 306.52 sq mi
Population (2009): 443,342
  • Females: 51.9%
  • White: 67.5%
  • Black/African American: 26.9%
  • Asian: 3.7%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 9.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 58.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): -12,124
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 7.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 13.0%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 12.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 79.3%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 21.5%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.56
Housing Units (2000): 187,907
Homeownership Rate (2000): 63.9%
Migration Flow to Jefferson Parish, LA from (2007-2008):

Jefferson Parish Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $12,029,996
  • Construction: $973,773
  • Retail Trade: $1,123,899
  • Professional and Technical Services: $1,002,032
  • Healthcare: $1,281,895
  • Banking: $676,992
  • Retail Trade: $1,123,899
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $416,783
  • Manufacturing: $934,388
  • Farms: $3,072
  • Government: $1,328,663
Employed (2000): 212,477
Unemployed (2000): 12,618
Unemployment Rate (2009): 6.2%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $42,010
Local Government Employment (2007): 19,093
Local Government Revenue (2007): $1,442,583 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $1,356,440 (thou. dol.)

Jefferson Parish Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 6,251
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.2
Deaths (2007): 4,005
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.1
Infant Deaths (2007): 54
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.6

Jefferson Parish Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 2,865
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 49
  • Forcible rape: 100
  • Robbery: 769
  • Aggravated Assault: 1,947
Property Crimes (2008): 18,749
  • Burglary: 4,433
  • Larceny-Theft: 12,409
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 1,907

Jefferson Parish Genealogy Records