Jena is located close to the center of Louisiana. Jena is part of La Salle County. Jena has 5.50 square miles of land area and 0.03 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Jena population is 3,396, which has grown 14.30% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 2.96% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Jena median household income is $36,080 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 16.62% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 38.15% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Jena median house value is $91,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 37.84% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 65.18% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Jena is better than the state average in quality. The Jena area code is 318.