Jefferson Parish LA Information


Jefferson Parish Subdivisions

Jefferson Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 436,359
Population in Households 433,048
Population in Familes 345,314
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,311
Population Density2 1,476
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $50,238
Average Household Income $72,298
Per Capita Income $28,711


Total Housing Units 192,158 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 99,555 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 72,385 (37.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 20,218 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $195,800
Average Home Value $240,989


Total Households 171,940
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 110,747
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% 0.16%
Households 0.16% 0.19%
Families -0.12% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   1.54%


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, 2018 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 # 14 80th
Per Capita Income # 5 94th

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