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Population: 11348Total Males: 4949
Total Females: 6399
Median Household Income: $ 23188
Total Households: 3946
Full U.S. census data is available here.
Business Industries in Bastrop
Below is a list of the types of businesses in the City of Bastrop for which we have Yellow Pages business listings. If you do not see your industry within the list below, adding your business will automatically create it.
Brief Information About Bastrop
Bastrop is a city in and the parish seat of Morehouse Parish, Louisiana. It is included in the Bastrop, Louisiana Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Monroe-Bastrop, Louisiana Combined Statistical Area. Its population at the 2000 census was 12,988.
The local economy is largely based on forestry, cotton farming, and rice farming. Hunting, camping and fishing are popular area pastimes in the many bayous and river, and there is some amount of tourism based on these.
The economy has been adversely impacted by the decline of the local paper industry. International Paper Company, the largest area employer, shut down in 2008. The closure of Pilgrim's Pride, a poultry company in the same year also hit the local economy hard.
According to the 2000 census, about 64.50% of the population comprises African Americans, and the rest being people of other origins.
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It was bound to happen, and it finally has.Â On September 30, 2014, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that makes California the first state in the country to prohibit stores from offering environmentally-problematic single-use plastic bags to their customers.Â SB270 provides that plastic bags will be phased out from use at supermarkets, large grocery chains and pharmacies..