About This Place
Lake Arthur is a town in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 3,007 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Jennings Micropolitan Statistical Area. The current mayor is Robbie Bertrand.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.3 km²), of which, 1.9 square miles (4.8 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²) of it (23.46%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,007 people, 1,192 households, and 803 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,621.0 people per square mile (627.6/km²). There were 1,365 housing units at an average density of 735.8 per square mile (284.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 88.19% White, 10.87% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, and 0.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.