Known as the "Banner Parish" of North Louisiana, Claiborne Parish covers 768 sq. miles of land in North Central Louisiana. The parish boasts a population of 17,195 residents, earning an average household income of $39,151. With easy access to interstate 20 and U.S. Highway 79, businesses will find an eager and qualified labor force of 6,639 workers, three industrial parks in Homer, Haynesville and Claiborne Parish, and access to rail and air service.
Communities in Claiborne Parish offer small town charm and a relaxed qualify of life, while still within easy reach of two major metropolitan hubs- Shreveport-Bossier to the west and Monroe-West Monroe to the east. Claiborne Parish is nestled amongst the most scenic hill country in Louisiana. Beautiful flowering plants and trees or colorful autumn foliage greet visitors. Extensive forests, fields, streams, Corney Lake, and Lake Claiborne create a sportsman's haven.
Claiborne Workplace Statistics
Claiborne Transportation Infrastructure
Claiborne Major Employers
Tax Structure: Cost of Doing Business
(2010 U.S. Census)
Median Male Age
Median Female Age
5 Year Population Projection
17,231 to 21,003
American Indian or Alaska Native
Median Household Income
Average Household Income
Per Capita Income
Source: Louisiana Workforce Commission, Sept. 2012
White Collar Jobs
Blue Collar Jobs
Diploma or Higher (Age 25+)
High School Graduate
Master’s or Doctorate
Weekly Wages- 3Q 2010
Average Weekly Wage
*Based on distance from parish seat
**All North Louisiana Ports are connected to deepwater ports.
63 - 107 Mills*
Total Sales Taxes in Claiborne Parish
Total Sales Taxes in Haynesville
Total Sales Taxes in Homer
Total Sales Taxes in Junction City
* To calculate property tax, multiply the assessed value of the property by the appropriate millage rate. The assessed value is the fair market value of the property times 10% for real property or 15% for personal property.
** Sales taxes include a 4% state tax along with a local portion