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Tensas Parish, LA Public Records

6th District Court-St. Joseph
PO Box 78
St. Joseph, LA 71366 www.laclerksofcourt.org/parishs/t...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM CST
P: 318-766-3921
F: 318-766-3926
Couriers: 201 Hancock St
St. Joseph, LA 71366
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Probate, Eviction, Family
Restricted Records: No adoption or juvenile records released
Tensas Parish JP Court - Ward 1 -Newellton
PO Box 621
St. Joseph, LA 71366
P: 318-766-4420
Couriers: call first

Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Tensas Parish JP Court - Ward 2 -St. Joseph
PO Box 621
St. Joseph, LA 71366
P: 318-766-4420
Couriers: Is residence of Judge, call to obtain.

Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Tensas Parish JP Court - Ward 3 -Waterproof
PO Box 155
Waterproof, LA 71375
P: 318-749-5435
F: 318-749-3381
Couriers: 434 5th St
Waterproof, LA 71375
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000

Tensas Parish, LA Vital Records

Contact the Tensas 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.

Tensas Parish
Clerk of Court
201 Hancock St
St. Joseph, LA 71366 www.laclerksofcourt.org/Parishs/t...
8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 318-766-3921
Fax: 318-766-3926

Tensas Parish Vital Certificates

Tensas Parish Vital Certificates

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Tensas Parish Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 602.48 sq mi
Population (2009): 5,609
  • Females: 49.6%
  • White: 42.6%
  • Black/African American: 56.2%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 3.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 40.2%
Population Change (2000-2009): -1,009
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.2%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.1%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 32.4%
High School Graduates (2000): 63.2%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 14.8%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.54
Housing Units (2000): 3,359
Homeownership Rate (2000): 69.1%
Migration Flow to Tensas Parish, LA from (2007-2008):

Tensas Parish Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $72,922
  • Construction: $0
  • Retail Trade: $2,955
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $0
  • Retail Trade: $2,955
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $385
  • Manufacturing: $0
  • Farms: $16,150
  • Government: $20,052
Employed (2000): 2,165
Unemployed (2000): 283
Unemployment Rate (2009): 12.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $27,229
Local Government Employment (2007): 446
Local Government Revenue (2007): $19,842 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $18,552 (thou. dol.)

Tensas Parish Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 72
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.5
Deaths (2007): 57
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.9
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 27.8

Tensas Parish Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 0
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
Property Crimes (2008): 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Larceny-Theft: 0
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 0

Tensas Parish Genealogy Records