St. Helena Parish LA Information


St. Helena Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,008
Daytime Population: Workers 1,707
Daytime Population: Residents 7,120
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,827
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 10,887
Population in Familes 8,997
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $33,001
Average Household Income $51,055
Per Capita Income $20,321


Total Housing Units 5,252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,433 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 863 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 956 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $104,641
Average Home Value $164,790


Total Households 4,296
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 2,860
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 -0.24% -0.61%
Households -0.12% -0.54%
Families -0.38% -0.7%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   2.43%


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, 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 # 58 11th
Population Density # 52 20th
Diversity Index # 25 61st
Median Household Income # 52 20th
Per Capita Income # 48 27th

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