St. Landry Parish LA Information


St. Landry Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 85,997
Population in Households 84,892
Population in Familes 70,569
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,105
Population Density1 93
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 33,189
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 22,584
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 37,500 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,970 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,219 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,311 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $97,828
Average Home Value $133,229


Median Household Income $32,083
Average Household Income $49,570
Per Capita Income $19,395
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.42%
Households 0.66% 0.53%
Families 0.4% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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. Landry Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares St. Landry 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 # 16 77th
Population Density1 # 25 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 15 78th
Median Household Income # 53 19th
Per Capita Income # 48 27th

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