St. Helena Parish LA Information


St. Helena Parish Subdivisions

St. Helena Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 10,795 (100%)
Population in Households 10,693 (99.1%)
Population in Families 8,800 (81.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 102 ( 0.9%)
Population Density 26
Diversity Index2 56


Median Household Income $39,284
Average Household Income $57,752
% of Income for Mortgage4 17%
Per Capita Income $23,299
Wealth Index5 43


Total HU (Housing Units) 5,269 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,554 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 798 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 917 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $126,792
Average Home Value $173,846
Housing Affordability Index3 155


Total Households 4,352
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 2,841
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.51% -0.13%
Households -0.28% 0.03%
Families   -0.09%
Median Household Income   4.80%
Per Capita Income   4.03%
Owner Occupied HU   0.11%


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

The table below compares St. Helena Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 56 14th
Population Density # 49 27th
Median Household Income # 49 25th
Housing Affordability Index # 28 44th
Per Capita Income # 53 19th
Diversity Index # 32 52nd

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