St. John the Baptist Parish LA Information


St. John the Baptist Parish Subdivisions

St. John the Baptist Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 46,127
Daytime Population: Workers 17,792
Daytime Population: Residents 25,414
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 43,206
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 45,656
Population in Familes 39,652
Population in Group Qrtrs 471
Population Density2 217
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $52,692
Average Household Income $67,028
Per Capita Income $23,840


Total Housing Units 17,877 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,174 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,996 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,707 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $160,821
Average Home Value $173,330


Total Households 16,170
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 12,166
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 0.06% -0.12%
Households 0.18% -0.05%
Families -0.02% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.23%


St. John the Baptist Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares St. John the Baptist 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 # 26 61st
Population Density # 10 86th
Diversity Index # 6 92nd
Median Household Income # 11 84th
Per Capita Income # 26 61st

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