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St. Landry Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2016: 83,883 (52% urban, 48% rural); it was 87,700 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,991
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 11,503
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 22,869
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,363 (it was 9,459 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

33%

Land area: 929 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 90 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in St. Landry Parish: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Retail trade (11.6%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.5%), Construction (11.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (54.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (41.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
Median resident age:  36.5 years
Louisiana median age:  36.5 years
Males: 40,045  (47.7%)
Females: 43,838  (52.3%)

St. Landry Parish,LA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
St. Landry Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,207 ($22,855 in 1999)

This county:

$31,207
Louisiana:

$45,146

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $449 (lower quartile is $255, upper quartile is $553)
This county:

$449
State:

$656


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $108,500 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
St. Landry:

$108,500
Louisiana:

$158,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,100 - $165,000

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $159,698
Here:

$159,698
State:

$210,583

Townhouses or other attached units: $125,620
Here:

$125,620
State:

$219,575

In 2-unit structures: $71,504
Here:

$71,504
State:

$308,068

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $88,927
Here:

$88,927
State:

$247,758

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $97,900
Here:

$97,900
State:

$255,460

Mobile homes: $64,355
Here:

$64,355
State:

$73,199
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $907
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $268

Institutionalized population: 926

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 135
  • Burglaries: 254
  • Thefts: 567
  • Auto thefts: 77
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 258 buildings, average cost: $162,200
  • 2008: 179 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2009: 145 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2010: 139 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2011: 143 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2012: 120 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2013: 138 buildings, average cost: $192,000
  • 2014: 144 buildings, average cost: $214,600
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $360 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $236 (0.2%)

St. Landry Parish household income distribution in 2013 St. Landry Parish home values distribution in 2013 St. Landry Parish contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 27.2%
St. Landry Parish:

27.2%
Louisiana:

20.2%
(18.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.7% for Black residents, 9.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.2% for other race residents, 43.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 36.5 years old
(Males: 35.3 years old, Females: 37.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.0 years old, Black residents: 31.4 years old, American Indian residents: 26.6 years old, Asian residents: 34.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 62.4 years old, Other race residents: 54.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in St. Landry Parish is $330 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $421 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $568 a month.

Cities in this county include: Opelousas, Eunice, Sunset, Port Barre, Melville, Krotz Springs, Lawtell, Washington, Grand Coteau, Leonville.

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

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Neighboring counties: Baker County, Florida , Evangeline Parish , Holmes County, Florida , Okaloosa County, Florida .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.8%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 3,169
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 270 (45.2% naturalized citizens)

St. Landry Parish:

0.3%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to St. Landry Parish population
  • 892010 or later
  • 3362000 to 2009
  • 2311990 to 1999
  • 881980 to 1989
  • 1051970 to 1979
  • 77Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.2%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 26,470
  • One, attached: 65
  • Two: 1,521
  • 3 or 4: 466
  • 5 to 9: 540
  • 10 to 19: 112
  • 20 to 49: 239
  • 50 or more: 89
  • Mobile homes: 6,786
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 108

Housing units in St. Landry Parish with a mortgage: 8,554 (94 second mortgage, 406 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 12,242

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

52.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. Landry Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic49,23435
Evangelical Protestant6,08338
Black Protestant2,0627
Mainline Protestant1,31911
Other4064
None24,280-
St. Landry 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: 36
St. Landry Parish:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
St. Landry Parish:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
St. Landry Parish:

12.9%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
St. Landry Parish:

30.1%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in St. Landry Parish:

Average size of farms: 236 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $42,331
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $259.83
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.83%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 16.17%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $48,654
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 57.91%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.70%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $60,581
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.61%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.78
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.25%
Corn for grain: 13870 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6990 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 2283 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 73478 harvested acres
Vegetables: 167 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 574 acres

Earthquake activity:

St. Landry Parish-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 92% 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 219.4 miles away from St. Landry 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 445.7 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 289.8 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 209.0 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 215.5 miles away from St. Landry Parish center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 320.7 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
  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 28, 2015 to February 01, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3376: February 05, 2016, FEMA Id: 3376, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in St. Landry Parish (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (37%)
  • Vietnam (9%)
  • Indonesia (7%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Italy (6%)
  • England (6%)
  • India (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in St. Landry Parish


  • French Canadian (23%)
  • French (except Basque) (9%)
  • American (5%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Cajun (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • English (1%)

St. Landry Parish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 20,386 (84.8%)
  • Carpooled: 2,036 (8.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 175 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 440 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 1,043 (4.3%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 814 people in nursing homes
  • 218 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 105 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 103 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 70 people in state prisons
  • 57 people in religious group quarters
  • 35 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 32 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 25 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 25 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 10 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 10 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 8 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 641 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 274 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 91 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 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 $44,949.

4.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.69% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($26,101 average AGI)
1.10% relocated from other states ($6,770 average AGI)
St. Landry Parish:

1.10%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  1.30% ($38,026 average AGI)
from Evangeline Parish, LA  0.49% ($28,993)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.39% ($31,707)
from St. Martin Parish, LA  0.22% ($38,303)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.20% ($30,322)
from Calcasieu Parish, LA  0.14% ($25,381)
from Harris County, TX  0.14% ($24,452)


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.04% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($24,982 average AGI)
1.23% relocated to other states ($6,636 average AGI)
St. Landry Parish:

1.23%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  1.70% ($34,600 average AGI)
to Evangeline Parish, LA  0.44% ($26,426)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.37% ($33,667)
to St. Martin Parish, LA  0.22% ($30,091)
to Harris County, TX  0.20% ($25,254)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.16% ($30,674)
to Calcasieu Parish, LA  0.15% ($29,364)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.5

Births per 1000 population in St. Landry Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in St. Landry Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in St. Landry Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Landry Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in St. Landry Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Landry Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Landry Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Landry Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in St. Landry Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 15,549 (11,521 aged, 4,028 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,808 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,770)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,015)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (562)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (501)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (500)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (405)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (401)
  • Congestive heart failure (372)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (351)
  • Unspecified dementia (305)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.46
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,455
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 421
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54,194

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,531
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,025
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 63.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 33.9
  • Other - 29.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 127.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 85.7
  • Other - 42.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 83,883
  • In family households: 71,058 (7,850 male householders, 12,874 female householders)
    14,245 spouses, 29,856 children (27,344 natural, 168 adopted, 2,344 stepchildren), 2,133 grandchildren, 1,257 brothers or sisters, 558 parents, 1,166 other relatives, 1,119 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,602 (4,376 male householders (3,826 living alone)), 5,202 female householders (4,710 living alone)), 2,024 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,223

Size of family households: 9,705 2-persons, 5,080 3-persons, 3,145 4-persons, 1,945 5-persons, 683 6-persons, 166 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,536 1-person, 874 2-persons, 67 3-persons, 33 5-persons, 68 7-or-more-persons.

12,178 married couples with children.
7,826 single-parent households (633 men, 7,193 women).

91.5% of residents of St. Landry speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (39% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
6.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (34% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 41% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $604,254,000 ($6,741 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,746,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $197,902,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $152,090,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,915,000
Federal grants: $222,669,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,830,000 ($363,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,848,000 ($2,208,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,107,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $20,672,000
Federal Government insurance: $127,379,000

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

Births: 7,350
Here:

82 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,836
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +85
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -254
Here -3 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in St. Landry Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.08 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.5

Year house built in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Note: State values scaled to St. Landry Parish population
  • 7872014 or later
  • 9152010 to 2013
  • 2,8812000 to 2009
  • 4,2501990 to 1999
  • 3,8771980 to 1989
  • 7,2981970 to 1979
  • 11,5321960 to 1969
  • 2,7821950 to 1959
  • 1,1811940 to 1949
  • 8931939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Note: State values scaled to St. Landry Parish population
  • 631 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2483 rooms
  • 2,1534 rooms
  • 8,1045 rooms
  • 5,4536 rooms
  • 1,5527 rooms
  • 1,4908 rooms
  • 1,4599+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Note: State values scaled to St. Landry Parish population
  • 501 room
  • 2722 rooms
  • 1,0113 rooms
  • 3,0854 rooms
  • 4,1335 rooms
  • 8766 rooms
  • 2217 rooms
  • 798 rooms
  • 539+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Note: State values scaled to St. Landry Parish population
  • 63no bedroom
  • 1711 bedroom
  • 3,1142 bedrooms
  • 13,7403 bedrooms
  • 3,1124 bedrooms
  • 3225+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Note: State values scaled to St. Landry Parish population
  • 50no bedroom
  • 1,3341 bedroom
  • 3,6962 bedrooms
  • 4,2843 bedrooms
  • 4164 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Landry Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to St. Landry Parish population
  • 999no vehicle
  • 6,0411 vehicle
  • 8,7012 vehicles
  • 3,9613 vehicles
  • 7524 vehicles
  • 685+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Landry Parish in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to St. Landry Parish population
  • 2,089no vehicle
  • 4,8571 vehicle
  • 2,1652 vehicles
  • 6693 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

90.6% of St. Landry Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Louisiana.

St. Landry Parish:

90.6%
State average:

86.4%

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

  • This state: 79,287
  • Other state: 4,189
  • Northeast: 286
  • Midwest: 733
  • South: 2,808
  • West: 362
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Landry Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.3%Electricity
  • 34.1%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 62.5%Electricity
  • 34.0%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 881
Here:

9.2%
Louisiana:

17.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,168
Here:

21.7%
Louisiana:

17.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 878
Here:

49.7%
Louisiana:

17.3%

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. Landry Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Hospitals: $16,798,000
    Air Transportation: $336,000
    Housing and Community Development: $152,000
    Regular Highways: $139,000
    Police Protection: $131,000
    Correctional Institutions: $78,000
    Financial Administration: $63,000
    Water Utilities: $56,000
    Local Fire Protection: $37,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $13,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $64,305,000
    General - Other: $8,722,000
    Police Protection: $5,309,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,374,000
    Regular Highways: $3,647,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,067,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,003,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,730,000
    Financial Administration: $1,739,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,424,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $949,000
    Health - Other: $937,000
    Water Utilities: $483,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $461,000
    Air Transportation: $77,000
    Sewerage: $23,000
    General Public Buildings: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,594,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Housing and Community Development: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $4,053,000
    General - Other: $746,000
    Regular Highways: $251,000
    Local Fire Protection: $223,000
    Financial Administration: $195,000
    Police Protection: $175,000
    Correctional Institutions: $115,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $111,000
    Health - Other: $59,000
    Water Utilities: $54,000
    Central Staff Services: $24,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $18,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000
    Air Transportation: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $39,808,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $41,000

St. Landry Parish government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $61,898,000
    All Other: $2,902,000
    Housing and Community Development: $157,000
    Sewerage: $29,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,740,000
    Air Transportation: $306,000
    All Other: $256,000
    General Local Government Support: $36,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,348,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,165,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,095,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $236,000
    Sale of Property: $89,000
    Rents: $2,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $625,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,003,000
    All Other: $10,109,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,732,000
    Highways: $763,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,865,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,232,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,008,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $962,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $374,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $22,000
    Other License: $20,000

St. Landry Parish government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,992,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,864,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,328,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $200,000

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,071,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $52,960,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,007,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 5,808
  • Number of aged recipients: 658
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 5,150
  • Number of recipients under 18: 746
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 3,447
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,615
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 2,310
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,487
St. Landry Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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St. Landry Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 19 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED107$77,533779$68,0181,546$78,095296$15,5846$214,167164$47,348
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$57,14397$52,155214$73,06534$23,9410$010$70,100
APPLICATIONS DENIED38$63,632396$41,758644$67,241153$17,5820$039$37,462
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$99,33376$65,618275$75,47617$27,4120$014$43,357
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$69,80011$107,81859$85,6785$40,4000$01$50,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 19 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED135$91,385158$97,3359$61,444
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED28$109,32141$111,4631$143,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$126,7502$112,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$89,80014$85,1431$43,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Most common first names in St. Landry Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph74069.5 years
Mary46174.6 years
John42570.6 years
James26365.6 years
Marie23682.4 years
Louis16872.1 years
Robert16065.7 years
Charles15668.9 years
Willie14572.5 years
William14071.6 years
Most common last names in St. Landry Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fontenot61173.7 years
Guillory36271.5 years
Richard33771.8 years
Thomas25968.1 years
Miller25674.3 years
Thibodeaux22371.2 years
Smith21072.3 years
Johnson20673.0 years
Brown19070.9 years
Dupre18875.5 years
Businesses in St. Landry Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's3
Advance Auto Parts1Nike6
Ascend Collection1Nissan1
Ashley Furniture1Payless1
AutoZone2Pizza Hut2
Best Western1Popeyes3
Blockbuster2Quiznos1
Burger King2RadioShack2
CVS2SONIC Drive-In2
Chevrolet2Sears2
Church's Chicken1Subway6
Comfort Inn1Super 81
Curves1T-Mobile1
Dairy Queen2Taco Bell2
Days Inn2The Athlete's Foot1
Domino's Pizza1Toyota1
FedEx4True Value2
Ford2U-Haul5
GameStop1UPS3
H&R Block3Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn2Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy2Walmart2
Little Caesars Pizza2Wendy's2

St. Landry Parish on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"