Destrehan, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Destrehan, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Destrehan Census Designated Place had a population of 11,660 as of July 1, 2016. Destrehan ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Destrehan is located at latitude 29.9721 and longitude -90.3542 in St. Charles Parish. The formal boundaries for the Destrehan Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.91 sq. miles and a water area of 1.03 sq. miles. St. Charles Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Destrehan Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402407) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Destrehan Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Charles Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Destrehan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Destrehan, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 11,660
Population in Households 11,658
Population in Familes 10,473
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 1,973
Diversity Index2 47
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,129
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 3,353
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,322 (76.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 807 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 231 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $240,337
Average Home Value $278,047
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $84,056
Average Household Income $100,407
Per Capita Income $35,528
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.38%
Households 0.3% 0.45%
Families 0.2% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Destrehan, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Destrehan to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 48 90th
Population Density1 # 55 89th
Diversity Index2 # 239 50th
Median Household Income # 6 99th
Per Capita Income # 13 97th

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