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St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2016: 44,432 (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: 96 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in St. Bernard Parish: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.3%), Wholesale trade (13.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (63.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (21.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.9%)
  • Asian alone (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
Median resident age:  33.5 years
Louisiana median age:  36.5 years
Males: 21,994  (49.5%)
Females: 22,438  (50.5%)

St. Bernard Parish,LA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
St. Bernard Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,082 ($35,939 in 1999)

This county:

$43,082
Louisiana:

$45,146

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $736 (lower quartile is $667, upper quartile is $868)
This county:

$736
State:

$656


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $142,125 (it was $82,900 in 2000)
St. Bernard:

$142,125
Louisiana:

$158,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $109,450 - $180,388
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,103
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $309

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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $678 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $546 (0.4%)

St. Bernard Parish household income distribution in 2009 St. Bernard Parish home values distribution St. Bernard Parish contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.6%
St. Bernard Parish:

20.6%
Louisiana:

20.2%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.6% for Black residents, 19.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.4% for other race residents, 18.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 33.5 years old
(Males: 33.0 years old, Females: 33.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36.0 years old, Black residents: 27.6 years old, American Indian residents: 32.7 years old, Asian residents: 34.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.6 years old, Other race residents: 27.4 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

2012 air pollution in St. Bernard Parish:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.030 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 24.2 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 13.0 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.003 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Above 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:

6.6%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,378
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,421 (50.4% naturalized citizens)

St. Bernard Parish:

5.5%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 682
  • 2000 to 2009: 786
  • 1990 to 1999: 367
  • 1980 to 1989: 526
  • 1970 to 1979: 442
  • Before 1970: 590
Note: State values scaled to St. Bernard Parish population

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: 12,463
  • One, attached: 609
  • Two: 1,800
  • 3 or 4: 578
  • 5 to 9: 474
  • 10 to 19: 126
  • 20 to 49: 71
  • 50 or more: 37
  • Mobile homes: 930
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 26

Housing units in St. Bernard Parish with a mortgage: 5,026 (120 second mortgage, 144 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,618

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

52.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. Bernard Parish

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)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Honduras (24%)
  • Mexico (16%)
  • Vietnam (15%)
  • Cuba (8%)
  • India (5%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Nicaragua (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in St. Bernard Parish (%):

  • French (except Basque) (12%)
  • German (8%)
  • Italian (7%)
  • English (5%)
  • American (4%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • African (1%)

St. Bernard Parish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,771 (84.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,260 (9.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 90 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 181 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 22 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 166 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 335 (2.6%)

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 $41,624.

12.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,006 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.30%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
9.38% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($22,119 average AGI)
2.92% relocated from other states ($6,887 average AGI)
St. Bernard Parish:

2.92%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orleans Parish, LA  3.12% ($24,643 average AGI)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  2.65% ($29,751)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  1.42% ($35,908)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.37% ($24,535)
from Plaquemines Parish, LA  0.31% ($39,694)
from Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.30% ($24,147)
from Pearl River County, MS  0.19% ($19,909)


6.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,848 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.84% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($23,980 average AGI)
1.96% relocated to other states ($7,868 average AGI)
St. Bernard Parish:

1.96%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orleans Parish, LA  1.59% ($26,384 average AGI)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  1.32% ($26,790)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  1.01% ($54,716)
to Plaquemines Parish, LA  0.18% ($51,526)
to Pearl River County, MS  0.18% ($41,421)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.15% ($24,875)
to Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.12% ($31,154)

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 live births 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

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (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: 44,432
  • In family households: 37,836 (5,286 male householders, 4,721 female householders)
    6,536 spouses, 16,170 children (15,525 natural, 165 adopted, 486 stepchildren), 1,107 grandchildren, 770 brothers or sisters, 843 parents, 1,447 other relatives, 964 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,192 (2,373 male householders (1,709 living alone)), 2,202 female householders (1,782 living alone)), 1,633 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 356

Size of family households: 4,107 2-persons, 2,804 3-persons, 1,692 4-persons, 752 5-persons, 429 6-persons, 232 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,492 1-person, 1,048 2-persons, 59 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 5 5-persons.

6,404 married couples with children.
4,108 single-parent households (736 men, 3,372 women).

90.3% of residents of St. Bernard speak English at home.
5.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (49% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 31% 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:

6.4
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 75
  • 2010 to 2013: 479
  • 2000 to 2009: 4,107
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,401
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,060
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,743
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,444
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,739
  • 1940 to 1949: 315
  • 1939 or earlier: 395
Note: State values scaled to St. Bernard population
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to St. Bernard Parish population
  • 1 room: 31
  • 2 rooms: 21
  • 3 rooms: 170
  • 4 rooms: 699
  • 5 rooms: 1,648
  • 6 rooms: 2,657
  • 7 rooms: 2,021
  • 8 rooms: 1,368
  • 9+ rooms: 1,035
  • 1 room: 83
  • 2 rooms: 31
  • 3 rooms: 319
  • 4 rooms: 1,451
  • 5 rooms: 1,378
  • 6 rooms: 820
  • 7 rooms: 552
  • 8 rooms: 199
  • 9+ rooms: 92
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to St. Bernard Parish population
  • no bedroom: 29
  • 1 bedroom: 166
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,452
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,083
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,701
  • 5+ bedrooms: 185
  • no bedroom: 81
  • 1 bedroom: 422
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,299
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,872
  • 4 bedrooms: 258
  • 5+ bedrooms: 41
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to St. Bernard Parish population
  • no vehicle: 259
  • 1 vehicle: 3,273
  • 2 vehicles: 4,333
  • 3 vehicles: 1,389
  • 4 vehicles: 322
  • 5+ vehicles: 44
  • no vehicle: 747
  • 1 vehicle: 2,665
  • 2 vehicles: 1,302
  • 3 vehicles: 250
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 17

86% of St. Bernard Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Louisiana.

St. Bernard Parish:

86.1%
State average:

86.4%

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

  • This state: 37,045
  • Other state: 4,700
  • Northeast: 397
  • Midwest: 861
  • South: 2,863
  • West: 579

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Bernard Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (60.2%)
  • Electricity (36.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Electricity (64.2%)
  • Utility gas (34.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 373
Here:

7.0%
Louisiana:

17.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 225
Here:

9.1%
Louisiana:

17.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 352
Here:

16.1%
Louisiana:

17.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

St. Bernard Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $6,520,000
    Police Protection: $3,631,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,179,000
    General - Other: $1,766,000
    Sewerage: $1,151,000
    Financial Administration: $726,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $550,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $363,000
    Central Staff Services: $125,000
    Regular Highways: $11,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $50,236,000
    Police Protection: $15,080,000
    Water Utilities: $9,556,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,048,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,297,000
    Regular Highways: $5,404,000
    Financial Administration: $4,250,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,247,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,975,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,094,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,794,000
    Sewerage: $1,686,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,508,000
    Housing and Community Development: $927,000
    Libraries: $471,000
    Transit Utilities: $469,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $422,000
    Health - Other: $358,000
    Corrections - Other: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,592,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $5,331,000
    Police Protection: $2,266,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,360,000
    Financial Administration: $494,000
    Local Fire Protection: $324,000
    Regular Highways: $321,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $309,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $227,000
    Libraries: $112,000
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000
    Transit Utilities: $56,000
    Central Staff Services: $54,000
    Health - Other: $17,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,959,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $490,000

St. Bernard Parish government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,759,000
    Sewerage: $1,266,000
    Parks and Recreation: $275,000
    Regular Highways: $100,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,598,000
    All Other: $100,000
    Transit Utilities: $68,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $162,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,912,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $5,298,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $419,000
    Special Assessments: $24,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,065,000
    Transit Utilities: $74,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $75,595,000
    Highways: $5,432,000
    General Local Government Support: $859,000
    Public Welfare: $215,000
    Sewerage: $90,000
    Transit Utilities: $90,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $25,358,000
    Property: $9,368,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,745,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $420,000
    Other License: $2,000

St. Bernard Parish government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,872,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,999,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $59,746,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $55,721,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,106,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,233,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,025,000

St. Bernard Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $893,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,685,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,988,000

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
St. Bernard Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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St. Bernard Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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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