|Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana|
Location in the state of Louisiana
Louisiana's location in the U.S.
|Largest city||Breaux Bridge|
816 sq mi (2,115 km²)
740 sq mi (1,916 km²)
77 sq mi (198 km²), 9. The State of Louisiana ( or, État de Louisiane, pronounced) is a state located in the southern region of the United States of America The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Year 1868 ( MDCCCLXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. St Martinville is a city in and the Parish seat of St Martin Parish, Louisiana, United States. Breaux Bridge is a city in St Martin Parish, Louisiana, United States. Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 38%
66/sq mi (25/km²)
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
|Named for: St. Martin|
St. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume The Central Time Zone observes Standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time ( UTC−6) and five hours during Daylight saving Daylight saving time ( DST Saint Martin of Tours (Martinus (316/317 Savaria, Pannonia &ndash November 8, 317, Candes, Gaul; buried November Martin Parish (French: Paroisse de Saint-Martin) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. French ( français,) is a Romance language spoken around the world by 118 million people as a native language and by about 180 to 260 million people A parish is a Local church; it is an administrative unit typically found in episcopal or presbyterian churches A US state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share Sovereignty with the federal government The State of Louisiana ( or, État de Louisiane, pronounced) is a state located in the southern region of the United States of America The parish seat is St. Martinville and as of the 2000 census, the population is 48,583. A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. St Martinville is a city in and the Parish seat of St Martin Parish, Louisiana, United States. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology The parish is split into two noncontiguous parts because of a surveying error dating to 1868, when Iberia Parish was created by the Louisiana Legislature. Iberia Parish ( French: Paroisse de l'Ibérie) is a Parish located in the U The Louisiana State Legislature is the state legislature of the U St. Martin has the highest percentage of French-speaking residents of any county or parish in the United States.
St. Martin Parish was the birthplace of the Louisiana Martins, a political father and son team: Wade O. Martin, Sr., and Wade O. Martin, Jr., who served, respectively, as Louisiana public service commissioner and as secretary of state. Wade Omer Martin Sr ( March 4, 1885 -- August 10, 1956) was a Louisiana planter educator and politician allied with the Huey Wade Omer Martin Jr ( April 18, 1911 – August 6, 1990) was the Democratic Secretary of State of Louisiana under five Louisiana Public Service Commission (PSC is an independent regulatory agency serving the public of Louisiana by managing its public utilities and motor carriers Secretary of State is a commonly used title for a Government Official.
Prior to his PSC tenure, Martin, Sr. , was the St. Martin Parish sheriff. SHERIFF is a telecom fraud detection and management system originally developed by BT and MCI. He hired Drauzin Angelle as chief deputy in 1924. Drauzin Angelle ( December 25, 1871 - December 19, 1958) was a Farmer and a Politician in St From the second position in the sheriff's office, Angelle became a political power broker in St. Martin Parish for more than three decades Angelle's son, Bob Angelle became mayor of Breaux Bridge and served for more than three decades in the Louisiana House of Representatives, including a stint as Speaker from 1957-1960. Robert Joseph "Bob" Angelle ( August 26, 1896 - December 22, 1979) was a Businessman and Politician from Breaux Bridge is a city in St Martin Parish, Louisiana, United States. The Louisiana State Legislature is the state legislature of the U The term speaker is a title often given to the presiding officer of a legislative body Year 1960 ( MCMLX) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
Also from St. Martin Parish was state senator and then District Judge James D. Simon (1897-1982), who capped his 35-year judicial career as a member of the Louisiana Supreme Court. James Dudley Simon ( January 30, 1897 - October 23, 1982) was a Democratic Politician and Jurist who capped his Year 1982 ( MCMLXXXII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar)
The parish has a total area of 816 square miles (2,115 km²), of which, 740 square miles (1,916 km²) of it is land and 77 square miles (198 km²) of it is water. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of Water is a common Chemical substance that is essential for the survival of all known forms of Life. The total area is 9. 38% water.
Iberia Parish splits the parish into two parts. Interstate 10, a major transcontinental Interstate Highway in the Southern U Louisiana Highway 70 ( LA 70) is a State highway in Louisiana that serves St In addition, the following parishes are also adjacent:
|Est. 2006||51,341||||5. 7%|
|St. Martin Parish Census Data|
As of the census of 2000, there were 48,583 people, 17,164 households, and 12,975 families residing in the parish. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 66 people per square mile (25/km²). Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume There were 20,245 housing units at an average density of 27 per square mile (11/km²). The racial makeup of the parish was 65. 95% White, 31. 98% Black or African American, 0. 92% Asian, 0. 29% Native American, 0. 20% from other races, and 0. 65% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race made up 0. 83% of the population. The 2000 census counted 44,915 people in the parish who are at least five years old of whom 31,229 (69. 5%) speak only English at home, 27. English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States 44% reported speaking French or Cajun French at home, while 1. French ( français,) is a Romance language spoken around the world by 118 million people as a native language and by about 180 to 260 million people See also [[Cajun]] Cajun French (sometimes called Louisiana Regional French) is one of three varieties or Dialects of the French language 52% speak Louisiana Creole French. Louisiana Creole is a French Creole language spoken by the mixed Louisiana Creole people of the state of Louisiana. 
There were 17,164 households out of which 39. 70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54. 60% were married couples living together, 15. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24. 40% were non-families. 20. 70% of all households were made up of individuals and 7. 90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 78 and the average family size was 3. 22.
In the parish the population was spread out with 29. 50% under the age of 18, 9. 60% from 18 to 24, 29. 60% from 25 to 44, 21. 20% from 45 to 64, and 10. 10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 96. 30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93. 00 males.
The median income for a household in the parish was $30,701, and the median income for a family was $36,316. Males had a median income of $30,701 versus $18,365 for females. The per capita income for the parish was $13,619. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 18. 40% of families and 21. 50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 70% of those under age 18 and 22. 10% of those age 65 or over.