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St. James Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2017: 21,581 (72% urban, 28% rural); it was 21,216 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,174
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,297
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,984
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,246 (it was 1,008 in 2000)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

33%

Land area: 246 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 88 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in St. James Parish: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in St. James Parish, LA (2017)
    • 10,77550.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10,26748.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3531.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1150.5%Two or more races
    • 530.2%Asian alone
    • 110.05%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

39.3 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years
Males: 10,378  (48.1%)
Females: 11,203  (51.9%)
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Average household size:
St. James Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,425 ($35,277 in 1999)
This county:

$51,425
Louisiana:

$46,145

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $502 (lower quartile is $257, upper quartile is $705)
This county:

$502
State:

$678


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $144,964 (it was $69,300 in 2000)
St. James:

$144,964
Louisiana:

$162,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,790 - $228,232
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,191
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $309

Institutionalized population: 199

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 76
  • Burglaries: 134
  • Thefts: 363
  • Auto thefts: 25

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 158
  • Burglaries: 154
  • Thefts: 402
  • Auto thefts: 29
St. James Parish, LA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 2004: 94 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2005: 172 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2006: 185 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2007: 55 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2008: 47 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2009: 41 buildings, average cost: $214,300
  • 2010: 36 buildings, average cost: $227,700
  • 2011: 126 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2012: 47 buildings, average cost: $250,500
  • 2013: 53 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2014: 47 buildings, average cost: $263,500
  • 2015: 43 buildings, average cost: $265,000
  • 2016: 41 buildings, average cost: $282,100
  • 2017: 55 buildings, average cost: $272,600
Number of permits per 10,000 St. James, LA residents
Average permit cost in St. James, LA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,067 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $638 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in St. James, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in St. James, LA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in St. James, LA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.7%
St. James Parish:

15.7%
Louisiana:

19.7%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.7% for Black residents, 77.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 119.0% for other race residents, 63.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.3 years old
(Males: 37.6 years old, Females: 40.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.8 years old, Black residents: 36.4 years old, Asian residents: 34.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.4 years old, Other race residents: 38.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in St. James Parish is $469 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $575 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $706 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lutcher, South Vacherie, Gramercy, Grand Point, North Vacherie, Paulina, Union, St. James, Welcome, Convent.

St. James 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. James Parish:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.018 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Significantly below U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Bay County, Florida , Bastrop County, Texas , Iberia Parish , St. Bernard Parish , St. Martin Parish , Suwannee County, Florida , Fort Bend County, Texas , Wharton County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Louisiana:

3.8%

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

Current college students: 712
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 137 (33.4% naturalized citizens)

St. James Parish:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 382010 or later
  • 162000 to 2009
  • 291990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 281970 to 1979
  • 2Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.7%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,564
  • One, attached: 125
  • Two: 333
  • 3 or 4: 338
  • 5 to 9: 11
  • 10 to 19: 32
  • Mobile homes: 1,527

Housing units in St. James Parish with a mortgage: 2,669 (29 second mortgage, 187 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,419

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

52.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. James Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,9476
Black Protestant2,8573
Evangelical Protestant3405
Mainline Protestant1204
Other11
None4,837-
St. James 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: 7
St. James Parish:

3.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
St. James Parish:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
St. James Parish:

12.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
St. James Parish:

33.4%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.9%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in St. James Parish:

Average size of farms: 765 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $386,211
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $804.87
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.50%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $265,986
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 62.39%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $255,859
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 46.38%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.69
Vegetables: 18 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

St. James 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 155.5 miles away from St. James 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 362.6 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 221.0 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 142.7 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 150.4 miles away from St. James 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 311.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 11, 2016 to August 31, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4277: August 14, 2016, FEMA Id: 4277, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in St. James Parish (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - St. James

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,265 (87.7%)
  • Carpooled: 770 (8.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 23 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 72 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 159 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 123 (1.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (24%)
  • Vietnam (20%)
  • El Salvador (18%)
  • Bahamas (12%)
  • England (8%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Barbados (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in St. James Parish


  • French (except Basque) (15%)
  • American (8%)
  • French Canadian (4%)
  • German (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • English (1%)
  • Cajun (1%)

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

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

  • 102 people in nursing homes
  • 83 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 73 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 92 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 72 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 35 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,367.

4.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.15%
Louisiana average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.65% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($47,000 average AGI)
0.49% relocated from other states ($4,381 average AGI)
St. James Parish:

0.49%
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 St. John the Baptist Parish, LA  1.01% ($45,207 average AGI)
from Ascension Parish, LA  0.89% ($40,597)
from Lafourche Parish, LA  0.30% ($31,875)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.28% ($28,478)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.26% ($30,905)


4.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,161 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Louisiana average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.25% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($37,620 average AGI)
0.69% relocated to other states ($5,541 average AGI)
St. James Parish:

0.69%
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 Ascension Parish, LA  1.32% ($51,861 average AGI)
to St. John the Baptist Parish, LA  0.75% ($34,459)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.48% ($27,231)
to Lafourche Parish, LA  0.45% ($51,838)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  0.28% ($36,522)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.9

Births per 1000 population in St. James Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.8

Deaths per 1000 population in St. James Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in St. James Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. James Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in St. James Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. James Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. James Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. James Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in St. James Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,373 (2,701 aged, 672 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 519 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (222)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (205)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (200)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (103)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (82)
  • Congestive heart failure (70)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (69)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (67)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (66)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (61)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.73
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,215
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 76
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 28,133

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,641
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 931

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 38

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,581
  • In family households: 18,545 (2,362 male householders, 3,102 female householders)
    3,542 spouses, 7,056 children (6,822 natural, 63 adopted, 159 stepchildren), 1,414 grandchildren, 230 brothers or sisters, 276 parents, 429 other relatives, 169 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,807 (1,180 male householders (1,068 living alone)), 1,222 female householders (1,078 living alone)), 407 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 215

Size of family households: 2,300 2-persons, 1,402 3-persons, 1,112 4-persons, 471 5-persons, 82 6-persons, 86 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,148 1-person, 225 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 22 4-persons.

2,150 married couples with children.
1,626 single-parent households (86 men, 1,540 women).

96.9% of residents of St. James speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 21% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $113,604,000 ($5,372 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $766,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $46,001,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $35,413,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $874,000
Federal grants: $26,809,000
Federal procurement contracts: $580,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,927,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $484,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,074,000
Federal Government insurance: $87,671,000

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

Births: 1,688
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 967
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -746
Here -35 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in St. James Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.88 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built in St. James Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in St. James Parish, Louisiana
  • 1342014 or later
  • 2352010 to 2013
  • 1,0222000 to 2009
  • 1,2731990 to 1999
  • 1,3011980 to 1989
  • 1,5041970 to 1979
  • 1,3301960 to 1969
  • 1,0371950 to 1959
  • 4481940 to 1949
  • 5971939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. James Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. James Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. James Parish, Louisiana
  • 71 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2203 rooms
  • 6004 rooms
  • 1,2735 rooms
  • 1,4296 rooms
  • 1,0967 rooms
  • 8288 rooms
  • 6299+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. James Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. James Parish, Louisiana
  • 41 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 3043 rooms
  • 4864 rooms
  • 3685 rooms
  • 3766 rooms
  • 1557 rooms
  • 128 rooms
  • 959+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. James Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. James Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. James Parish, Louisiana
  • 6no bedroom
  • 1051 bedroom
  • 8872 bedrooms
  • 3,7513 bedrooms
  • 1,2004 bedrooms
  • 1175+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. James Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. James Parish, Louisiana
  • 4no bedroom
  • 2411 bedroom
  • 8242 bedrooms
  • 6103 bedrooms
  • 1244 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in St. James Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in St. James Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. James Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 318no vehicle
  • 1,5801 vehicle
  • 2,6312 vehicles
  • 1,0543 vehicles
  • 4234 vehicles
  • 845+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in St. James Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. James Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 392no vehicle
  • 7131 vehicle
  • 4542 vehicles
  • 1493 vehicles
  • 834 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

94.8% of St. James Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Louisiana.

St. James Parish:

94.8%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 20,423
  • Other state: 1,014
  • Northeast: 20
  • Midwest: 156
  • South: 647
  • West: 190
Year householders moved into unit in St. James Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. James Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 56.8%Electricity
  • 42.5%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 69.3%Electricity
  • 30.7%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 299
Here:

13.4%
Louisiana:

18.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 264
Here:

20.8%
Louisiana:

18.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 141
Here:

17.8%
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. James Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,560,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $47,551,000
    Other: $1,130,000
    Housing and Community Development: $679,000
    Solid Waste Management: $589,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
    Sewerage: $26,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $3,005,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,815,000
    Regular Highways: $1,075,000
    Police Protection: $380,000
    Correctional Institutions: $228,000
    Water Utilities: $130,000
    Hospitals: $107,000
    Financial Administration: $76,000
    Sewerage: $70,000
    General - Other: $57,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $38,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $50,294,000
    Police Protection: $5,867,000
    Financial Administration: $4,457,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,369,000
    General - Other: $2,704,000
    Regular Highways: $2,315,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,135,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,078,000
    Gas Utilities: $2,024,000
    Water Utilities: $1,964,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,789,000
    Health - Other: $1,772,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,660,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,620,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,587,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,392,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,087,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,076,000
    Libraries: $955,000
    Transit Utilities: $867,000
    Local Fire Protection: $552,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $527,000
    Sewerage: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,312,000
    Education: $767,000
    Other: $670,000
    Natural Resources: $406,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $834,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $299,000
    Health and Hospitals: $58,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,140,350,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,140,350,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,826,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,255,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,571,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,028,000
    Interest Earnings: $713,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $548,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $540,000
    General Public Building: $452,000
    Police Protection: $282,000
    Hospitals: $200,000
    Correctional Institutions: $169,000
    Parks and Recreation: $144,000
    Regular Highways: $129,000
    General - Other: $107,000
    Libraries: $87,000
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000
    Financial Administration: $56,000
    Housing and Community Development: $44,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $28,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,708,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $2,610,000
    Water Utilities: $2,532,000
    Transit Utilities: $43,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,141,686,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,404,000
    Public Welfare: $4,197,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,671,000
    Transit Utilities: $566,000
    General Local Government Support: $524,000
    Highways: $323,000
    Water Utilities: $119,000
    Health and Hospitals: $70,000
    Sewerage: $67,000
  • Tax - Property: $32,394,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,560,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $771,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $237,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $20,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,439,000

St. James Parish government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,560,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $47,551,000
    Other: $1,130,000
    Housing and Community Development: $679,000
    Solid Waste Management: $589,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
    Sewerage: $26,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $3,005,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,815,000
    Regular Highways: $1,075,000
    Police Protection: $380,000
    Correctional Institutions: $228,000
    Water Utilities: $130,000
    Hospitals: $107,000
    Financial Administration: $76,000
    Sewerage: $70,000
    General - Other: $57,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $38,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $50,294,000
    Police Protection: $5,867,000
    Financial Administration: $4,457,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,369,000
    General - Other: $2,704,000
    Regular Highways: $2,315,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,135,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,078,000
    Gas Utilities: $2,024,000
    Water Utilities: $1,964,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,789,000
    Health - Other: $1,772,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,660,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,620,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,587,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,392,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,087,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,076,000
    Libraries: $955,000
    Transit Utilities: $867,000
    Local Fire Protection: $552,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $527,000
    Sewerage: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,312,000
    Education: $767,000
    Other: $670,000
    Natural Resources: $406,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $834,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $299,000
    Health and Hospitals: $58,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,140,350,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,140,350,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,826,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,255,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,571,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,028,000
    Interest Earnings: $713,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $548,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $540,000
    General Public Building: $452,000
    Police Protection: $282,000
    Hospitals: $200,000
    Correctional Institutions: $169,000
    Parks and Recreation: $144,000
    Regular Highways: $129,000
    General - Other: $107,000
    Libraries: $87,000
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000
    Financial Administration: $56,000
    Housing and Community Development: $44,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $28,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,708,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $2,610,000
    Water Utilities: $2,532,000
    Transit Utilities: $43,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,141,686,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,404,000
    Public Welfare: $4,197,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,671,000
    Transit Utilities: $566,000
    General Local Government Support: $524,000
    Highways: $323,000
    Water Utilities: $119,000
    Health and Hospitals: $70,000
    Sewerage: $67,000
  • Tax - Property: $32,394,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,560,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $771,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $237,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $20,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,439,000

St. James Parish government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,560,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $47,551,000
    Other: $1,130,000
    Housing and Community Development: $679,000
    Solid Waste Management: $589,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
    Sewerage: $26,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $3,005,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,815,000
    Regular Highways: $1,075,000
    Police Protection: $380,000
    Correctional Institutions: $228,000
    Water Utilities: $130,000
    Hospitals: $107,000
    Financial Administration: $76,000
    Sewerage: $70,000
    General - Other: $57,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $38,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $50,294,000
    Police Protection: $5,867,000
    Financial Administration: $4,457,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,369,000
    General - Other: $2,704,000
    Regular Highways: $2,315,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,135,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,078,000
    Gas Utilities: $2,024,000
    Water Utilities: $1,964,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,789,000
    Health - Other: $1,772,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,660,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,620,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,587,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,392,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,087,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,076,000
    Libraries: $955,000
    Transit Utilities: $867,000
    Local Fire Protection: $552,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $527,000
    Sewerage: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,312,000
    Education: $767,000
    Other: $670,000
    Natural Resources: $406,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $834,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $299,000
    Health and Hospitals: $58,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,140,350,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,140,350,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,826,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,255,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,571,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,028,000
    Interest Earnings: $713,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $548,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $540,000
    General Public Building: $452,000
    Police Protection: $282,000
    Hospitals: $200,000
    Correctional Institutions: $169,000
    Parks and Recreation: $144,000
    Regular Highways: $129,000
    General - Other: $107,000
    Libraries: $87,000
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000
    Financial Administration: $56,000
    Housing and Community Development: $44,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $28,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,708,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $2,610,000
    Water Utilities: $2,532,000
    Transit Utilities: $43,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,141,686,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,404,000
    Public Welfare: $4,197,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,671,000
    Transit Utilities: $566,000
    General Local Government Support: $524,000
    Highways: $323,000
    Water Utilities: $119,000
    Health and Hospitals: $70,000
    Sewerage: $67,000
  • Tax - Property: $32,394,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,560,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $771,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $237,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $20,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,439,000

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,560,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $47,551,000
    Other: $1,130,000
    Housing and Community Development: $679,000
    Solid Waste Management: $589,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
    Sewerage: $26,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $3,005,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,815,000
    Regular Highways: $1,075,000
    Police Protection: $380,000
    Correctional Institutions: $228,000
    Water Utilities: $130,000
    Hospitals: $107,000
    Financial Administration: $76,000
    Sewerage: $70,000
    General - Other: $57,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $38,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $50,294,000
    Police Protection: $5,867,000
    Financial Administration: $4,457,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,369,000
    General - Other: $2,704,000
    Regular Highways: $2,315,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,135,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,078,000
    Gas Utilities: $2,024,000
    Water Utilities: $1,964,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,789,000
    Health - Other: $1,772,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,660,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,620,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,587,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,392,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,087,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,076,000
    Libraries: $955,000
    Transit Utilities: $867,000
    Local Fire Protection: $552,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $527,000
    Sewerage: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,312,000
    Education: $767,000
    Other: $670,000
    Natural Resources: $406,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $834,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $299,000
    Health and Hospitals: $58,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,140,350,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,140,350,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,826,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,255,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,571,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,028,000
    Interest Earnings: $713,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $548,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $540,000
    General Public Building: $452,000
    Police Protection: $282,000
    Hospitals: $200,000
    Correctional Institutions: $169,000
    Parks and Recreation: $144,000
    Regular Highways: $129,000
    General - Other: $107,000
    Libraries: $87,000
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000
    Financial Administration: $56,000
    Housing and Community Development: $44,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $28,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,708,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $2,610,000
    Water Utilities: $2,532,000
    Transit Utilities: $43,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,141,686,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,404,000
    Public Welfare: $4,197,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,671,000
    Transit Utilities: $566,000
    General Local Government Support: $524,000
    Highways: $323,000
    Water Utilities: $119,000
    Health and Hospitals: $70,000
    Sewerage: $67,000
  • Tax - Property: $32,394,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,560,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $771,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $237,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $20,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,439,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 724
  • Number of aged recipients: 75
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 649
  • Number of recipients under 18: 128
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 439
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 157
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 256
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 356
Most common first names in St. James Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph9374.0 years
John5771.6 years
Marie5683.0 years
James5069.5 years
Mary4977.2 years
Robert3368.5 years
Louis3174.2 years
Henry2977.2 years
Edward2968.1 years
Willie2772.6 years
Most common last names in St. James Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bourgeois7275.1 years
Becnel6876.5 years
Oubre6278.9 years
Waguespack6182.1 years
Williams5370.6 years
Johnson5269.5 years
Roussel5075.5 years
Schexnayder4878.0 years
Hymel4680.1 years
Simon4480.2 years
Businesses in St. James Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Popeyes1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Jimmy John's1UPS1
McDonald's1

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