Destrehan, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 11,535.
Population change since 2000: +2.4%
Males: 5,625  (48.8%)
Females: 5,910  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

41.5 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 70047.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $96,873 (it was $63,425 in 2000)
Destrehan:

$96,873
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $42,148 (it was $25,435 in 2000)

Destrehan CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $252,716 (it was $138,400 in 2000)
Destrehan:

$252,716
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $230,205; detached houses: $246,259; townhouses or other attached units: $231,124; in 2-unit structures: $309,837; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $213,093; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $261,663; mobile homes: $82,515

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,103.

March 2019 cost of living index in Destrehan: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.4%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.3% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Destrehan, LA (2019)
    • 8,41474.1%White alone
    • 1,81716.0%Black alone
    • 1,0739.4%Hispanic
    • 260.2%American Indian alone
    • 270.2%Two or more races

Races in Destrehan detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Destrehan, Louisiana as of October 05, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Destrehan is 1,614 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Destrehan, LA City Guides:

Ancestries: American (25.8%), French (12.8%), Irish (6.0%), English (4.2%), German (3.7%), Italian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 6.91 square miles.

Population density: 1,668 people per square mile   (low).

Destrehan, Louisiana map

397 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

This place:

3.5%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,432 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,741 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenner, LA (7.8 miles , pop. 70,517).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (18.6 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (301.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

New Sarpy, LA (1.2 miles ),
Hahnville, LA (1.6 miles ),
St. Rose, LA (1.8 miles ),
Luling, LA (1.8 miles ),
Norco, LA (1.9 miles ),
Ama, LA (2.0 miles ),
Boutte, LA (2.1 miles ),
Taft, LA (2.2 miles)

Latitude: 29.96 N, Longitude: 90.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,938 (-25.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 778 (13.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 985

Distribution of median household income in Destrehan, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Destrehan, LA in 2019
Destrehan satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.5%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Most common industries in Destrehan, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Chemicals (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Chemicals (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (6.1%)
  • Utilities (5.0%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.3%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.9%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Destrehan, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Engineers (5.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Top executives (3.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.2%)

Average climate in Destrehan, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Destrehan, Louisiana average temperatures Destrehan, Louisiana average precipitation Destrehan, Louisiana humidity Destrehan, Louisiana wind speed Destrehan, Louisiana snowfall Destrehan, Louisiana sunshine Destrehan, Louisiana clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.3. This is about average.

City:

74.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.575. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.575
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.51
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.55. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.55
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.67. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.67
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Destrehan-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Destrehan place center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 tornado 25.1 miles away from the place center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Destrehan-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 343.4 miles away from Destrehan center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 201.2 miles away from Destrehan center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 177.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 142.4 miles away from Destrehan center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 273.4 miles away from Destrehan center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 300.5 miles away from Destrehan center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in St. Charles Parish (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Destrehan topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Destrehan:

  • ST CHARLES COMMUNITY HOME (336 RIVER OAKS)
  • HOLISTIC HOME HEALTH CARE INC (12598 RIVER ROAD)
  • ORMOND NURSING AND CARE CENTER (22 PLANTATION ROAD)

Amtrak station near Destrehan:

  • 18 miles: NEW ORLEANS (1001 LOYOLA AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Destrehan:

  • 5 miles: Waterford 3 in Taft, LA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Destrehan:

  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 15 miles; New Orleans, LA; Full-time enrollment: 11,089)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 16 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 16 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 16 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • University of New Orleans (about 19 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Nicholls State University (about 29 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 39 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

Public high school in Destrehan:

Public elementary/middle schools in Destrehan:

Private elementary/middle school in Destrehan:

  • ST CHARLES BORROMEO SCHOOL (Students: 377, Location: 13396 RIVER RD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Destrehan

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Destrehan: Pecan Grove Landing (A), Ormand Landing (B), Ormond Country Club (C), Ormond Landing (D), Saint Charles Parish Sheriff's Office - Training (E), Destrehan Plantation (F), Saint Charles Parish Library East Regional Branch (G), East Saint Charles Volunteer Fire Department (H), Ormond Nursing and Care Center (I), East Saint Charles Volunteer Fire Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Cypress Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Destrehan include: Covenant Church (A), Saint Charles Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Charles Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Destrehan: Saint Charles Parish Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Shelley Hennig - Beauty pageant winner, Darryl Richard - Football player, Chris Brown (fullback) - Football player, Chris Bullock - College football player (Bowling Green Falcons), Trey Montgomery - College basketball player (Samford Bulldogs).

St. Charles Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

81.7%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Destrehan in 2000:

  • 164 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Destrehan (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Ormond Branch at 12515 Airline Highway, branch established on 1988/07/25. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Capital One, National Association: Destrehan Branch at 13524 River Road, branch established on 1969/10/15. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Destrehan:

Marital status in Destrehan, LA
  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Destrehan:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Destrehan
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Destrehan, LA (based on St. Charles Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,6578
Evangelical Protestant3,81219
Black Protestant9436
Mainline Protestant9104
Other3282
None25,130-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
St. Charles Parish:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Here:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.7%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Charles Parish:

32.2%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.6%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Destrehan:

53.1%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.5%
Louisiana:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Destrehan:

28.7
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Destrehan:

20.9%
Louisiana:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.5%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Destrehan:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Destrehan:

35.8%
Louisiana:

34.5%

General health condition:
Destrehan:

60.6%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.1%
Louisiana:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Destrehan, LA Residents

6.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,542 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson Parish, LA  2.58% ($49,038 average AGI)
from St. John the Baptist Parish, LA  0.62% ($44,050)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.53% ($47,933)


6.17% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,360 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson Parish, LA  2.02% ($49,246 average AGI)
to St. John the Baptist Parish, LA  0.53% ($36,990)
to Orleans Parish, LA  0.47% ($49,209)
Businesses in Destrehan, LA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx3
Burger King1KFC1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Circle K1McDonald's1
Curves1Papa John's Pizza1
DHL1Popeyes1
Decora Cabinetry1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Destrehan:

  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: F.W. ROBERT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBYU (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: SHADOWLANDS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WGSO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Destrehan:

  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WPRF (94.9 FM; RESERVE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Destrehan:

  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Destrehan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.1mTotal length
  • 76,360Total average daily traffic
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Destrehan, LA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Destrehan)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 29.970083 Lon: -90.373167, Call Sign: WPZV549,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 451.337 MHz, 451.762 MHz, 467.387 MHz, Grant Date: 03/23/2004, Expiration Date: 03/23/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/24/2014, Certifier: Paul Alley, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Lat: 29.971000 Lon: -90.375722, Call Sign: WRKY217,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.075 MHz, 466.700 MHz, 468.212 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.937 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2021, Expiration Date: 03/03/2031, Certifier: Catherine C Duplantis, Registrant: Shreveport Communications, 933 Stoner Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71101, Phone: (318) 425-5977, Fax: (318) 227-8955, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DESTREHAN, 398 Jonathan St (Lat: 29.946694 Lon: -90.346472), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQXH977,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2016, Expiration Date: 03/10/2026, Certifier: Steve Paquette, Registrant: Entergy Services, LLC, 425 West Capitol Ave., Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 377-5609, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Office Bldg Of Plant 65 Ft From Hwy 48 (Lat: 29.937694 Lon: -90.336194), Type: Building, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: KUF727, Licensee ID: L00004197,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.325 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 157.025 MHz, 156.375 MHz, 156.450 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2003, Expiration Date: 02/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2013, Registrant: Bunge North America, Inc., 11720 Borman Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63146
  • 12701 River Rd (Lat: 29.941861 Lon: -90.372306), Type: Building, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WHD859,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.375 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 01/17/2015, Expiration Date: 04/13/2025, Registrant: Archer Daniels Midland Company, 4666 Faries Parkway, Decatur, IL 62526, Phone: (217) 424-5200, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Destrehan)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Destrehan)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED56$180,19244$198,115261$192,82718$84,50211$134,0330$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$127,2403$183,22729$168,1762$47,3101$121,9600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$209,12211$160,945102$172,25713$56,4899$168,9311$82,140
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$189,1685$220,37447$174,5442$122,0851$75,8400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$162,8232$351,49520$162,1774$74,7902$124,4250$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0622.00 , 0623.01, 0623.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$208,11812$190,049
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$224,4388$245,040
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$214,8231$225,680
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$202,840
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0622.00 , 0623.01, 0623.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Destrehan, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Destrehan, LA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 27. The highest number of fires - 64 took place in 2018, and the least - 3 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Destrehan, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (41.3%), and Structure Fires (37.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Destrehan, LA
    • 18741.3%Outside Fires
    • 17137.7%Structure Fires
    • 6815.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 276.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Destrehan, LA
Most common first names in Destrehan, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph2473.2 years
John2068.7 years
Mary1878.0 years
William1670.6 years
Charles1674.5 years
Robert1570.2 years
James1474.5 years
George1369.3 years
Edward1174.7 years
Marie1181.7 years
Most common last names in Destrehan, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schexnaydre2082.8 years
Smith1676.2 years
Haydel978.9 years
Zeringue980.6 years
Mire979.9 years
Miller867.2 years
Vitrano878.9 years
Faucheux782.1 years
Johnson772.3 years
Williams765.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Destrehan, LA
  • 56.6%Utility gas
  • 43.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Destrehan, LA
  • 84.2%Electricity
  • 15.8%Utility gas


Destrehan compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Destrehan on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in crews of maritime vessels (population 1,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sierra Leone (population 500+)"
  • #55 (70047) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
There are 9 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Vijay T. John (6)
  • Vijay John (3)
  • R. Scott Dailey (2)
  • Ben Gary (2)
  • Frank House (2)
  • Bruce Burkenstock, Sr. (2)
  • Jacqueline Awasthi (2)
  • David Bogle (1)
  • Michael J. Brady (1)
  • David W. Butler (1)

Total of 27 patent applications in 2008-2022.