St. Charles Parish LA Information


St. Charles Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 55,762
Daytime Population: Workers 27,311
Daytime Population: Residents 29,322
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 56,633
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 55,170
Population in Familes 48,071
Population in Group Qrtrs 592
Population Density2 200
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $62,521
Average Household Income $80,738
Per Capita Income $28,816


Total Housing Units 21,108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,062 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,587 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,459 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $205,661
Average Home Value $226,343


Total Households 19,649
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 14,995
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 0.76% 0.73%
Households 0.79% 0.76%
Families 0.6% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.12%


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

The table below compares St. Charles 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 # 21 69th
Population Density # 11 84th
Diversity Index # 29 56th
Median Household Income # 3 97th
Per Capita Income # 7 91st

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