St. Bernard Parish LA Information


St. Bernard Parish Subdivisions

St. Bernard Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 42,983
Population in Households 42,690
Population in Familes 34,332
Population in Group Qrtrs 293
Population Density1 114
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 15,752
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 10,717
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,207 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,545 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,957 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $131,889
Average Home Value $155,250


Median Household Income $40,283
Average Household Income $53,332
Per Capita Income $19,719
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.92% 2.78%
Households 2.84% 2.73%
Families 2.58% 2.57%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


St. Bernard Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares St. Bernard Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 58th
Population Density1 # 17 75th
Diversity Index2 # 5 92nd
Median Household Income # 33 50th
Per Capita Income # 47 28th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.