St. John the Baptist Parish LA Information

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St. John the Baptist Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

St. John the Baptist Parish LA Housing Affordability Index is 177
State of Louisiana Housing Affordability Index is 143
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.

WEALTH INDEX

St. John the Baptist Parish LA Wealth Index is 67
State of Louisiana Wealth Index is 71
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 46,260 (100%)
Population in Households 45,789 (99.0%)
Population in Families 39,764 (86.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 471 ( 1.0%)
Population Density 217
Diversity Index2 60
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,330
Average Household Income $69,079
Per Capita Income $24,188
Wealth Index4 67

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 17,902 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,313 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,874 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,715 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $162,706
Housing Affordability Index3 177
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 16,187
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 12,145
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.08% -0.42%
Households 0.15% -0.38%
Families -0.04% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

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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, 2019 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 # 4 95th
Median Household Income # 9 88th
Per Capita Income # 20 70th

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