St. Helena Parish LA Information


St. Helena Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,353
Population in Households 11,232
Population in Familes 9,306
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 4,452
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 2,974
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,397 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,547 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 905 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 945 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $103,439
Average Home Value $158,916


Median Household Income $32,856
Average Household Income $49,464
Per Capita Income $19,781
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.04%
Households 0.43% 0.18%
Families 0.18% 0.02%
Median Household Income   -1.4%
Per Capita Income   0.85%
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. Helena Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares St. Helena 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 # 58 11th
Population Density1 # 52 20th
Diversity Index2 # 26 61st
Median Household Income # 50 23rd
Per Capita Income # 46 30th

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