St. Landry Parish LA Information


St. Landry Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 85,834
Daytime Population: Workers 24,030
Daytime Population: Residents 56,656
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 80,686
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 84,729
Population in Familes 70,256
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,105
Population Density2 93
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $30,582
Average Household Income $49,255
Per Capita Income $19,194


Total Housing Units 37,228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,950 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,038 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,240 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $104,310
Average Home Value $137,199


Total Households 32,988
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 22,385
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 0.4% 0.34%
Households 0.48% 0.4%
Families 0.23% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.5%


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

The table below compares St. Landry 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 # 16 77th
Population Density # 25 63rd
Diversity Index # 15 78th
Median Household Income # 57 13th
Per Capita Income # 57 13th

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