St. Bernard Parish LA Information


St. Bernard Parish Subdivisions

St. Bernard Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 42,016
Daytime Population: Workers 14,009
Daytime Population: Residents 24,297
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,306
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 41,723
Population in Familes 33,455
Population in Group Qrtrs 293
Population Density2 111
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $41,233
Average Household Income $55,042
Per Capita Income $20,409


Total Housing Units 19,191 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,060 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,383 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,748 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $137,334
Average Home Value $160,300


Total Households 15,443
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 10,476
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 2.19% 1.36%
Households 2.17% 1.34%
Families 1.9% 1.18%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.26%


St. Bernard Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares St. Bernard 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 # 29 56th
Population Density # 17 75th
Diversity Index # 4 94th
Median Household Income # 29 56th
Per Capita Income # 46 30th

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