Jefferson Parish LA Information


Jefferson Parish Subdivisions

Jefferson Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 436,044
Daytime Population: Workers 205,941
Daytime Population: Residents 224,956
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 430,897
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 432,733
Population in Familes 343,413
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,311
Population Density2 1,475
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $50,943
Average Household Income $72,714
Per Capita Income $28,990


Total Housing Units 191,759 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102,515 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 69,990 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 19,254 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $189,990
Average Home Value $229,455


Total Households 172,505
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 111,400
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.11% 0.15%
Households 0.23% 0.23%
Families -0.05% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.23%


Jefferson Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 2 98th
Population Density # 2 98th
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 15 78th
Per Capita Income # 6 92nd

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