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St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2017: 45,268 (96% urban, 4% rural); it was 67,229 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,683
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,422
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 18,758
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,116 (it was 6,365 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 465 sq. mi.

Water area: 1328.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 97 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in St. Bernard Parish: 96.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.8%), Retail trade (15.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in St. Bernard Parish, LA (2017)
    • 28,46642.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10,04114.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,6887.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,0861.6%Asian alone
    • 7331.1%Two or more races
    • 2350.3%Some other race alone
    • 1180.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 160.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

34.0 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years
Males: 22,338  (49.3%)
Females: 22,930  (50.7%)
Average household size:
St. Bernard Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,717 ($35,939 in 1999)
This county:

$44,717
Louisiana:

$46,145

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $752 (lower quartile is $666, upper quartile is $874)
This county:

$752
State:

$678


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $147,940 (it was $82,900 in 2000)
St. Bernard:

$147,940
Louisiana:

$162,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $111,123 - $184,714
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,079
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $330

Institutionalized population: 265

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 45
  • Assaults: 153
  • Burglaries: 368
  • Thefts: 1556
  • Auto thefts: 194
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 151 buildings, average cost: $57,800
  • 1998: 130 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 1999: 138 buildings, average cost: $63,900
  • 2000: 96 buildings, average cost: $61,200
  • 2001: 117 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2002: 104 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2003: 98 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 2004: 95 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2006: 125 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2007: 214 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2008: 99 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2009: 33 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 2013: 40 buildings, average cost: $200,900
  • 2014: 39 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2015: 79 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2016: 107 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2017: 112 buildings, average cost: $178,000
Number of permits per 10,000 St. Bernard, LA residents
Average permit cost in St. Bernard, LA
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $669 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $619 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in St. Bernard, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in St. Bernard, LA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in St. Bernard, LA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.9%
St. Bernard Parish:

19.9%
Louisiana:

19.7%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Black residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.4% for American Indian residents, 5.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 32.1% for other race residents, 11.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 34.0 years old
(Males: 33.7 years old, Females: 34.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36.7 years old, Black residents: 27.7 years old, American Indian residents: 33.4 years old, Asian residents: 35.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.9 years old, Other race residents: 28.9 years old)

Area name: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in St. Bernard Parish is $804 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $940 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1207 a month.

Cities in this county include: Chalmette, Meraux, Violet, Arabi, Poydras.

St. Bernard Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2018 air pollution in St. Bernard Parish:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 19.8 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.7 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Lafayette Parish , Chambers County, Texas , St. James Parish , Suwannee County, Florida , Fort Bend County, Texas , Presidio County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Louisiana:

3.8%

Unemployment by year in St. Bernard, LA
County total employment by year in St. Bernard, LA
County average yearly wages by year in St. Bernard, LA

Current college students: 3,378
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,476 (42.1% naturalized citizens)

St. Bernard Parish:

5.5%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6452010 or later
  • 7922000 to 2009
  • 4801990 to 1999
  • 5261980 to 1989
  • 4421970 to 1979
  • 590Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 41.3%

St. Bernard Parish marital status for males St. Bernard Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,490
  • One, attached: 891
  • Two: 1,616
  • 3 or 4: 502
  • 5 to 9: 481
  • 10 to 19: 111
  • 20 to 49: 63
  • 50 or more: 50
  • Mobile homes: 940
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 24

Housing units in St. Bernard Parish with a mortgage: 5,422 (176 second mortgage, 174 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,535

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

52.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. Bernard Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,5326
Evangelical Protestant4,70515
Mainline Protestant1,1513
Other3101
None15,199-
St. Bernard Parish Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
St. Bernard Parish:

3.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
St. Bernard Parish:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
St. Bernard Parish:

10.1%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
St. Bernard Parish:

29.1%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in St. Bernard Parish:

Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $15,654
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2545.00
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 32.26%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $12,541
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,742
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.83%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Vegetables: 20 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

St. Bernard Parish-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 146.1 miles away from St. Bernard Parish center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 322.6 miles away from the county 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 176.7 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 132.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 140.2 miles away from St. Bernard Parish 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 286.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - St. Bernard

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,996 (84.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,197 (9.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 91 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 183 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 33 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 185 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 305 (2.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Honduras (27%)
  • Vietnam (15%)
  • Mexico (14%)
  • Cuba (8%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Nicaragua (4%)
  • Brazil (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in St. Bernard Parish


  • French (except Basque) (8%)
  • German (8%)
  • Italian (8%)
  • American (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • African (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 431 people in nursing homes
  • 296 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in crews of maritime vessels

People in group quarters in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana in 2010:

  • 228 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 37 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,008.

7.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,629 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
Louisiana average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.29% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($26,011 average AGI)
1.43% relocated from other states ($5,618 average AGI)
St. Bernard Parish:

1.43%
Louisiana average:

2.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orleans Parish, LA  2.99% ($29,363 average AGI)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  1.55% ($32,646)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.69% ($33,777)
from Plaquemines Parish, LA  0.25% ($54,147)
from Pearl River County, MS  0.18% ($33,583)


7.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,630 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
Louisiana average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.44% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($25,921 average AGI)
1.80% relocated to other states ($7,708 average AGI)
St. Bernard Parish:

1.80%
Louisiana average:

2.61%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orleans Parish, LA  2.05% ($25,147 average AGI)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  1.41% ($35,696)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  1.05% ($48,322)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in St. Bernard Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.2

Deaths per 1000 population in St. Bernard Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in St. Bernard Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Bernard Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in St. Bernard Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Bernard Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Bernard Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Bernard Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in St. Bernard Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,049 (2,251 aged, 798 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,456 (18%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (608)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (562)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (456)
  • Respiratory arrest (424)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (216)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (191)
  • Congestive heart failure (180)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (138)
  • Poisoning by and exposure to other and unspecified drugs, medicaments and biological substances, undetermined intent (136)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (135)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.53
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,866
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 296
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 26,314

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,334
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,518

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 73

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 70.6. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 146.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 102.3
  • Other - 43.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 45,268
  • In family households: 39,234 (5,421 male householders, 4,906 female householders)
    6,687 spouses, 16,719 children (15,745 natural, 243 adopted, 726 stepchildren), 1,359 grandchildren, 879 brothers or sisters, 1,169 parents, 1,279 other relatives, 908 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,652 (2,182 male householders (1,660 living alone)), 2,239 female householders (1,847 living alone)), 1,225 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 350

Size of family households: 4,282 2-persons, 2,722 3-persons, 1,875 4-persons, 721 5-persons, 487 6-persons, 238 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,508 1-person, 859 2-persons, 46 3-persons, 11 4-persons.

6,359 married couples with children.
4,270 single-parent households (830 men, 3,440 women).

89.6% of residents of St. Bernard speak English at home.
6.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $372,167,000 ($5,677 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $27,668,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $165,411,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $131,131,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $93,000
Federal grants: $42,557,000
Federal procurement contracts: $25,181,000 ($22,850,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,793,000 ($54,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $9,137,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $37,724,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,048,737,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,548
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,011
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +114
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,432
Here -37 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in St. Bernard Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.29 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
  • 1532014 or later
  • 3252010 to 2013
  • 3,6892000 to 2009
  • 1,5551990 to 1999
  • 2,1021980 to 1989
  • 3,6931970 to 1979
  • 2,8201960 to 1969
  • 1,8161950 to 1959
  • 3921940 to 1949
  • 3001939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
  • 361 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 1613 rooms
  • 7894 rooms
  • 1,7775 rooms
  • 2,6156 rooms
  • 2,2427 rooms
  • 1,4208 rooms
  • 9639+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
  • 821 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 3793 rooms
  • 1,3514 rooms
  • 1,2725 rooms
  • 8286 rooms
  • 5707 rooms
  • 1838 rooms
  • 1479+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
  • 35no bedroom
  • 1501 bedroom
  • 1,3722 bedrooms
  • 6,4093 bedrooms
  • 1,7474 bedrooms
  • 2135+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
  • 79no bedroom
  • 3781 bedroom
  • 2,1942 bedrooms
  • 1,8113 bedrooms
  • 3554 bedrooms
  • 365+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Bernard Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Bernard Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 321no vehicle
  • 3,2311 vehicle
  • 4,5232 vehicles
  • 1,3693 vehicles
  • 4144 vehicles
  • 895+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Bernard Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Bernard Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 789no vehicle
  • 2,5711 vehicle
  • 1,2052 vehicles
  • 2133 vehicles
  • 264 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

87.1% of St. Bernard Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Louisiana.

St. Bernard Parish:

87.1%
State average:

87.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 37,399
  • Other state: 5,119
  • Northeast: 505
  • Midwest: 853
  • South: 3,100
  • West: 660
Year householders moved into unit in St. Bernard Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Bernard Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.1%Utility gas
  • 38.0%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 64.6%Electricity
  • 34.5%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 417
Here:

7.3%
Louisiana:

18.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 241
Here:

9.8%
Louisiana:

18.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 388
Here:

17.4%
Louisiana:

17.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

St. Bernard Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,468,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $14,997,000
    Sewerage: $5,518,000
    Other: $4,029,000
    Parks and Recreation: $214,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $20,206,000
    Sewerage: $3,285,000
    Water Utilities: $2,190,000
    Hospitals: $715,000
    Housing and Community Development: $141,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $39,142,000
    General - Other: $32,090,000
    Police Protection: $11,191,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,490,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,715,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,776,000
    Water Utilities: $3,842,000
    Financial Administration: $2,958,000
    Sewerage: $2,561,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,216,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,783,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,119,000
    Libraries: $777,000
    Regular Highways: $740,000
    Central Staff Services: $600,000
    Transit Utilities: $554,000
    Housing and Community Development: $531,000
    Health - Other: $331,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $998,000
    Housing and Community Development: $997,000
    Transit Utilities: $860,000
    Water Utilities: $516,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,640,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,995,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,727,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $18,595,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $18,285,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,151,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,081,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $310,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,388,000
    General Revenue - Other: $786,000
    Interest Earnings: $208,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $3,290,000
    General - Other: $2,100,000
    Transit Utilities: $802,000
    Police Protection: $581,000
    Correctional Institutions: $349,000
    Libraries: $121,000
    Financial Administration: $119,000
    Parks and Recreation: $93,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $58,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,266,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,518,000
    Transit Utilities: $73,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $177,000
    Beginning: $85,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,990,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $43,679,000
    Public Welfare: $8,534,000
    General Local Government Support: $553,000
    Transit Utilities: $76,000
    Highways: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,526,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $24,459,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,125,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $379,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,783,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $64,000

St. Bernard Parish government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,468,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $14,997,000
    Sewerage: $5,518,000
    Other: $4,029,000
    Parks and Recreation: $214,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $20,206,000
    Sewerage: $3,285,000
    Water Utilities: $2,190,000
    Hospitals: $715,000
    Housing and Community Development: $141,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $39,142,000
    General - Other: $32,090,000
    Police Protection: $11,191,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,490,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,715,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,776,000
    Water Utilities: $3,842,000
    Financial Administration: $2,958,000
    Sewerage: $2,561,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,216,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,783,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,119,000
    Libraries: $777,000
    Regular Highways: $740,000
    Central Staff Services: $600,000
    Transit Utilities: $554,000
    Housing and Community Development: $531,000
    Health - Other: $331,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $998,000
    Housing and Community Development: $997,000
    Transit Utilities: $860,000
    Water Utilities: $516,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,640,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,995,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,727,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $18,595,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $18,285,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,151,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,081,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $310,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,388,000
    General Revenue - Other: $786,000
    Interest Earnings: $208,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $3,290,000
    General - Other: $2,100,000
    Transit Utilities: $802,000
    Police Protection: $581,000
    Correctional Institutions: $349,000
    Libraries: $121,000
    Financial Administration: $119,000
    Parks and Recreation: $93,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $58,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,266,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,518,000
    Transit Utilities: $73,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $177,000
    Beginning: $85,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,990,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $43,679,000
    Public Welfare: $8,534,000
    General Local Government Support: $553,000
    Transit Utilities: $76,000
    Highways: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,526,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $24,459,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,125,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $379,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,783,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $64,000

St. Bernard Parish government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,468,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $14,997,000
    Sewerage: $5,518,000
    Other: $4,029,000
    Parks and Recreation: $214,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $20,206,000
    Sewerage: $3,285,000
    Water Utilities: $2,190,000
    Hospitals: $715,000
    Housing and Community Development: $141,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $39,142,000
    General - Other: $32,090,000
    Police Protection: $11,191,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,490,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,715,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,776,000
    Water Utilities: $3,842,000
    Financial Administration: $2,958,000
    Sewerage: $2,561,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,216,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,783,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,119,000
    Libraries: $777,000
    Regular Highways: $740,000
    Central Staff Services: $600,000
    Transit Utilities: $554,000
    Housing and Community Development: $531,000
    Health - Other: $331,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $998,000
    Housing and Community Development: $997,000
    Transit Utilities: $860,000
    Water Utilities: $516,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,640,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,995,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,727,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $18,595,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $18,285,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,151,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,081,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $310,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,388,000
    General Revenue - Other: $786,000
    Interest Earnings: $208,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $3,290,000
    General - Other: $2,100,000
    Transit Utilities: $802,000
    Police Protection: $581,000
    Correctional Institutions: $349,000
    Libraries: $121,000
    Financial Administration: $119,000
    Parks and Recreation: $93,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $58,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,266,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,518,000
    Transit Utilities: $73,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $177,000
    Beginning: $85,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,990,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $43,679,000
    Public Welfare: $8,534,000
    General Local Government Support: $553,000
    Transit Utilities: $76,000
    Highways: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,526,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $24,459,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,125,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $379,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,783,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $64,000

St. Bernard Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,468,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $14,997,000
    Sewerage: $5,518,000
    Other: $4,029,000
    Parks and Recreation: $214,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $20,206,000
    Sewerage: $3,285,000
    Water Utilities: $2,190,000
    Hospitals: $715,000
    Housing and Community Development: $141,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $39,142,000
    General - Other: $32,090,000
    Police Protection: $11,191,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,490,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,715,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,776,000
    Water Utilities: $3,842,000
    Financial Administration: $2,958,000
    Sewerage: $2,561,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,216,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,783,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,119,000
    Libraries: $777,000
    Regular Highways: $740,000
    Central Staff Services: $600,000
    Transit Utilities: $554,000
    Housing and Community Development: $531,000
    Health - Other: $331,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $998,000
    Housing and Community Development: $997,000
    Transit Utilities: $860,000
    Water Utilities: $516,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,640,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,995,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,727,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $18,595,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $18,285,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,151,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,081,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $310,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,388,000
    General Revenue - Other: $786,000
    Interest Earnings: $208,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $3,290,000
    General - Other: $2,100,000
    Transit Utilities: $802,000
    Police Protection: $581,000
    Correctional Institutions: $349,000
    Libraries: $121,000
    Financial Administration: $119,000
    Parks and Recreation: $93,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $58,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,266,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,518,000
    Transit Utilities: $73,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $177,000
    Beginning: $85,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,990,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $43,679,000
    Public Welfare: $8,534,000
    General Local Government Support: $553,000
    Transit Utilities: $76,000
    Highways: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,526,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $24,459,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,125,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $379,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,783,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $64,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 639
  • Number of aged recipients: 44
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 595
  • Number of recipients under 18: 112
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 440
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 87
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 201
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 305
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED211$127,441107$100,187382$109,08669$40,8262$241,000131$95,68712$25,917
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$131,41717$98,58837$97,64915$37,2001$216,00015$93,7338$44,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED38$124,65849$83,939192$116,047155$28,6900$043$92,79127$45,444
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$114,78620$116,700101$124,4369$86,5560$019$87,6320$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$112,3336$85,33338$123,3165$53,6000$07$93,5712$50,500
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$129,8574$168,7500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$149,3757$173,4292$146,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$111,5004$152,7500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$171,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$166,0001$204,0001$139,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Bernard, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Bernard, LA - Value
Most common first names in St. Bernard Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph45371.5 years
John39371.2 years
Mary30177.5 years
William24271.5 years
James21768.7 years
Charles20969.4 years
Frank20172.3 years
George19471.9 years
Marie18278.7 years
Anthony16771.2 years
Most common last names in St. Bernard Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11770.7 years
Johnson7672.5 years
Nunez7572.9 years
Perez7474.8 years
Brown7371.2 years
Williams7071.5 years
Gonzales6671.0 years
Miller6672.6 years
Landry6071.5 years
Jones5774.1 years
Businesses in St. Bernard Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's2
Ace Hardware1Papa John's Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Payless1
AutoZone2Popeyes1
Baskin-Robbins1RadioShack1
Burger King1Sprint Nextel1
DHL1Subway4
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile2
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Home Depot1UPS3
IHOP1Waffle House2
Jones New York1Walgreens2
KFC1Walmart1
Lowe's1

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