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St. Martin Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2017: 53,848 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 48,583 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,903
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,399
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,022
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,914 (it was 3,142 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

33%

Land area: 740 sq. mi.

Water area: 76.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 73 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in St. Martin Parish: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in St. Martin Parish, LA (2017)
    • 34,34670.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 15,87832.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,5813.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 9962.1%Two or more races
    • 5591.2%Asian alone
    • 2690.6%Some other race alone
    • 1660.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years
Males: 26,542  (49.3%)
Females: 27,306  (50.7%)
Average household size:
St. Martin Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,707 ($30,701 in 1999)
This county:

$46,707
Louisiana:

$46,145

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $521 (lower quartile is $348, upper quartile is $669)
This county:

$521
State:

$678


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $121,370 (it was $59,400 in 2000)
St. Martin:

$121,370
Louisiana:

$162,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,139 - $219,507
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,045
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $287

Institutionalized population: 636
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 190 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 1998: 183 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 1999: 179 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2000: 171 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2001: 141 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2002: 183 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2003: 193 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2004: 200 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2005: 184 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2006: 264 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2007: 241 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2008: 159 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2009: 159 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2010: 160 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2011: 120 buildings, average cost: $164,900
  • 2012: 114 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2013: 170 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2014: 178 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2015: 148 buildings, average cost: $221,600
  • 2016: 159 buildings, average cost: $197,700
  • 2017: 174 buildings, average cost: $183,400
Number of permits per 10,000 St. Martin, LA residents
Average permit cost in St. Martin, LA
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $704 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $322 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in St. Martin, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in St. Martin, LA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in St. Martin, LA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.8%
St. Martin Parish:

17.8%
Louisiana:

19.7%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.3% for Black residents, 14.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.3% for American Indian residents, 4.7% for other race residents, 46.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 37.5 years old
(Males: 36.2 years old, Females: 38.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.1 years old, Black residents: 33.0 years old, American Indian residents: 24.5 years old, Asian residents: 37.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.6 years old, Other race residents: 27.0 years old)

Area name: Lafayette, LA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in St. Martin Parish is $494 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $548 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $703 a month.

Cities in this county include: Breaux Bridge, St. Martinville, Cade, Henderson, Cecilia, Arnaudville, Catahoula, Parks.

St. Martin 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. Martin Parish:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.027 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Iberia Parish , Iberia Parish , Jefferson Parish , St. James Parish , Wharton County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Louisiana:

3.8%

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

Current college students: 1,475
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 862 (26.7% naturalized citizens)

St. Martin Parish:

1.6%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4872010 or later
  • 1722000 to 2009
  • 761990 to 1999
  • 1791980 to 1989
  • 661970 to 1979
  • 66Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 42.0%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,883
  • One, attached: 184
  • Two: 273
  • 3 or 4: 171
  • 5 to 9: 394
  • 10 to 19: 151
  • 20 to 49: 97
  • 50 or more: 45
  • Mobile homes: 5,955
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 52

Housing units in St. Martin Parish with a mortgage: 7,084 (118 second mortgage, 352 home equity loan, 44 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,361

Here:

46.7% with mortgage
State:

52.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. Martin Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic28,81312
Evangelical Protestant1,32213
Other3183
Black Protestant2512
Mainline Protestant1231
None21,333-
St. Martin 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: 20
St. Martin Parish:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
St. Martin Parish:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
St. Martin Parish:

12.0%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
St. Martin Parish:

31.9%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in St. Martin Parish:

Average size of farms: 246 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $86,330
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $510.72
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.29%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.46%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $70,653
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 63.54%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.27%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $105,985
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.84%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.12
Corn for grain: 43 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1381 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 5359 harvested acres
Vegetables: 30 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 334 acres

Earthquake activity:

St. Martin 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 188.8 miles away from St. Martin 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 415.5 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 276.0 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 178.3 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 184.9 miles away from St. Martin 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 346.9 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. Martin Parish (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - St. Martin

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,339 (83.7%)
  • Carpooled: 1,513 (10.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 39 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 181 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 33 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 198 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 455 (3.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (35%)
  • Guatemala (17%)
  • Vietnam (9%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • France (3%)
  • Venezuela (3%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in St. Martin Parish


  • French (except Basque) (14%)
  • French Canadian (13%)
  • American (12%)
  • Cajun (6%)
  • German (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Irish (1%)

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

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

  • 296 people in nursing homes
  • 264 people in state prisons
  • 156 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 14 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 14 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 12 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 11 people in institutions for the blind
  • 10 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories

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

  • 448 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 188 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 45 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,291.

6.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Louisiana average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.42% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($36,563 average AGI)
0.59% relocated from other states ($5,771 average AGI)
St. Martin Parish:

0.59%
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 Lafayette Parish, LA  2.77% ($40,891 average AGI)
from Iberia Parish, LA  0.85% ($31,061)
from St. Landry Parish, LA  0.48% ($44,630)
from Vermilion Parish, LA  0.21% ($34,500)
from St. Mary Parish, LA  0.18% ($62,686)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.13% ($46,423)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.12% ($29,565)


6.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Louisiana average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.29% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($33,012 average AGI)
1.14% relocated to other states ($8,064 average AGI)
St. Martin Parish:

1.14%
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 Lafayette Parish, LA  2.78% ($41,740 average AGI)
to Iberia Parish, LA  0.73% ($30,745)
to St. Landry Parish, LA  0.45% ($36,534)
to Vermilion Parish, LA  0.24% ($40,979)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.17% ($31,063)
to St. Mary Parish, LA  0.17% ($52,531)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.15% ($34,414)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.9

Births per 1000 population in St. Martin Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.4

Deaths per 1000 population in St. Martin Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in St. Martin Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Martin Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in St. Martin Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Martin Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Martin Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Martin Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in St. Martin Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,166 (5,311 aged, 1,855 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,184 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (526)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (454)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (399)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (252)
  • Congestive heart failure (208)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (206)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (203)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (168)
  • Unspecified dementia (157)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (147)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.98
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 900
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 50
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,612

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,549
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 831

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 8
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 59

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 2

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 123.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 97.8
  • Other - 25.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 53,848
  • In family households: 46,683 (6,704 male householders, 7,046 female householders)
    9,502 spouses, 18,090 children (17,066 natural, 410 adopted, 603 stepchildren), 1,584 grandchildren, 724 brothers or sisters, 738 parents, 963 other relatives, 1,267 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,852 (2,856 male householders (2,438 living alone)), 2,766 female householders (2,384 living alone)), 1,228 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 277

Size of family households: 5,723 2-persons, 3,493 3-persons, 2,484 4-persons, 1,427 5-persons, 423 6-persons, 179 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,824 1-person, 704 2-persons, 70 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 25 5-persons.

7,000 married couples with children.
4,371 single-parent households (822 men, 3,549 women).

79.5% of residents of St. Martin speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
15.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 34% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $235,304,000 ($4,664 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $12,038,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $86,630,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $54,658,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,660,000
Federal grants: $75,642,000
Federal procurement contracts: $6,299,000 ($5,222,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,415,000 ($4,243,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,598,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,588,000
Federal Government insurance: $154,059,000

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

Births: 3,910
Here:

78 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,207
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +44
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +175
Here +3 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in St. Martin Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.26 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.5

Year house built in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
  • 4762014 or later
  • 1,1862010 to 2013
  • 4,3212000 to 2009
  • 3,4811990 to 1999
  • 3,5291980 to 1989
  • 4,0191970 to 1979
  • 2,6531960 to 1969
  • 1,7421950 to 1959
  • 5741940 to 1949
  • 1,1641939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
  • 261 room
  • 1152 rooms
  • 5353 rooms
  • 2,6104 rooms
  • 4,4205 rooms
  • 3,0486 rooms
  • 2,0927 rooms
  • 1,2888 rooms
  • 1,1889+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
  • 981 room
  • 912 rooms
  • 5903 rooms
  • 1,0044 rooms
  • 1,1285 rooms
  • 5586 rooms
  • 2417 rooms
  • 1398 rooms
  • 1169+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
  • 25no bedroom
  • 3011 bedroom
  • 2,5702 bedrooms
  • 10,2243 bedrooms
  • 1,9194 bedrooms
  • 2805+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
  • 106no bedroom
  • 4521 bedroom
  • 1,4122 bedrooms
  • 1,6713 bedrooms
  • 3084 bedrooms
  • 275+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Martin Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Martin Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 707no vehicle
  • 4,5901 vehicle
  • 6,5402 vehicles
  • 2,3913 vehicles
  • 8794 vehicles
  • 3355+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Martin Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Martin Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 468no vehicle
  • 2,0211 vehicle
  • 1,2142 vehicles
  • 1883 vehicles
  • 464 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

92.8% of St. Martin Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Louisiana.

St. Martin Parish:

92.8%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 48,994
  • Other state: 3,961
  • Northeast: 406
  • Midwest: 685
  • South: 2,272
  • West: 599
Year householders moved into unit in St. Martin Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Martin Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 81.9%Electricity
  • 15.5%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 76.4%Electricity
  • 21.5%Utility gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,586
Here:

25.7%
Louisiana:

18.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 851
Here:

25.9%
Louisiana:

18.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 412
Here:

21.7%
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. Martin Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,635,000
    Hospital Public: $279,000
    Sewerage: $197,000
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $2,128,000
    Regular Highways: $1,942,000
    Local Fire Protection: $276,000
    Police Protection: $202,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $160,000
    Correctional Institutions: $122,000
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000
    Hospitals: $63,000
    Financial Administration: $41,000
    Water Utilities: $29,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,611,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,961,000
    Financial Administration: $1,786,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,656,000
    Regular Highways: $1,492,000
    Water Utilities: $1,095,000
    Libraries: $959,000
    Central Staff Services: $942,000
    Housing and Community Development: $862,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $840,000
    Health - Other: $798,000
    Local Fire Protection: $729,000
    General - Other: $724,000
    General Public Buildings: $341,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $280,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $232,000
    Parks and Recreation: $224,000
    Sewerage: $215,000
    Hospitals: $42,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $286,000
    Other: $198,000
    Public Welfare: $144,000
    Health and Hospitals: $50,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $656,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $88,000
    Other - General - Other: $37,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $55,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,768,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,433,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,850,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,850,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,335,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,432,000
    General Revenue - Other: $799,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $379,000
    Special Assessments: $210,000
    Rents: $142,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
    Royalties: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $381,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    Correctional Institutions: $45,000
    Water Utilities: $17,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Sewerage: $11,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,850,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $857,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,002,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,713,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,470,000
    Highways: $194,000
    Public Welfare: $22,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,020,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,498,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,089,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,031,000
    Other License: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,078,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $215,000

St. Martin Parish government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,635,000
    Hospital Public: $279,000
    Sewerage: $197,000
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $2,128,000
    Regular Highways: $1,942,000
    Local Fire Protection: $276,000
    Police Protection: $202,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $160,000
    Correctional Institutions: $122,000
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000
    Hospitals: $63,000
    Financial Administration: $41,000
    Water Utilities: $29,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,611,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,961,000
    Financial Administration: $1,786,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,656,000
    Regular Highways: $1,492,000
    Water Utilities: $1,095,000
    Libraries: $959,000
    Central Staff Services: $942,000
    Housing and Community Development: $862,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $840,000
    Health - Other: $798,000
    Local Fire Protection: $729,000
    General - Other: $724,000
    General Public Buildings: $341,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $280,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $232,000
    Parks and Recreation: $224,000
    Sewerage: $215,000
    Hospitals: $42,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $286,000
    Other: $198,000
    Public Welfare: $144,000
    Health and Hospitals: $50,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $656,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $88,000
    Other - General - Other: $37,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $55,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,768,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,433,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,850,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,850,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,335,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,432,000
    General Revenue - Other: $799,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $379,000
    Special Assessments: $210,000
    Rents: $142,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
    Royalties: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $381,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    Correctional Institutions: $45,000
    Water Utilities: $17,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Sewerage: $11,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,850,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $857,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,002,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,713,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,470,000
    Highways: $194,000
    Public Welfare: $22,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,020,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,498,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,089,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,031,000
    Other License: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,078,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $215,000

St. Martin Parish government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,635,000
    Hospital Public: $279,000
    Sewerage: $197,000
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $2,128,000
    Regular Highways: $1,942,000
    Local Fire Protection: $276,000
    Police Protection: $202,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $160,000
    Correctional Institutions: $122,000
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000
    Hospitals: $63,000
    Financial Administration: $41,000
    Water Utilities: $29,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,611,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,961,000
    Financial Administration: $1,786,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,656,000
    Regular Highways: $1,492,000
    Water Utilities: $1,095,000
    Libraries: $959,000
    Central Staff Services: $942,000
    Housing and Community Development: $862,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $840,000
    Health - Other: $798,000
    Local Fire Protection: $729,000
    General - Other: $724,000
    General Public Buildings: $341,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $280,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $232,000
    Parks and Recreation: $224,000
    Sewerage: $215,000
    Hospitals: $42,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $286,000
    Other: $198,000
    Public Welfare: $144,000
    Health and Hospitals: $50,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $656,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $88,000
    Other - General - Other: $37,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $55,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,768,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,433,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,850,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,850,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,335,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,432,000
    General Revenue - Other: $799,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $379,000
    Special Assessments: $210,000
    Rents: $142,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
    Royalties: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $381,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    Correctional Institutions: $45,000
    Water Utilities: $17,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Sewerage: $11,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,850,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $857,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,002,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,713,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,470,000
    Highways: $194,000
    Public Welfare: $22,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,020,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,498,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,089,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,031,000
    Other License: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,078,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $215,000

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,635,000
    Hospital Public: $279,000
    Sewerage: $197,000
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $2,128,000
    Regular Highways: $1,942,000
    Local Fire Protection: $276,000
    Police Protection: $202,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $160,000
    Correctional Institutions: $122,000
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000
    Hospitals: $63,000
    Financial Administration: $41,000
    Water Utilities: $29,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,611,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,961,000
    Financial Administration: $1,786,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,656,000
    Regular Highways: $1,492,000
    Water Utilities: $1,095,000
    Libraries: $959,000
    Central Staff Services: $942,000
    Housing and Community Development: $862,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $840,000
    Health - Other: $798,000
    Local Fire Protection: $729,000
    General - Other: $724,000
    General Public Buildings: $341,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $280,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $232,000
    Parks and Recreation: $224,000
    Sewerage: $215,000
    Hospitals: $42,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $286,000
    Other: $198,000
    Public Welfare: $144,000
    Health and Hospitals: $50,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $656,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $88,000
    Other - General - Other: $37,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $55,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,768,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,433,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,850,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,850,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,335,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,432,000
    General Revenue - Other: $799,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $379,000
    Special Assessments: $210,000
    Rents: $142,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
    Royalties: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $381,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    Correctional Institutions: $45,000
    Water Utilities: $17,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Sewerage: $11,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,850,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $857,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,002,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,713,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,470,000
    Highways: $194,000
    Public Welfare: $22,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,020,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,498,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,089,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,031,000
    Other License: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,078,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $215,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,862
  • Number of aged recipients: 295
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,567
  • Number of recipients under 18: 214
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,079
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 569
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 835
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 746
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 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 ORIGINATED145$123,945224$89,504802$102,884311$20,1831$52,000129$69,845290$29,421
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$161,50034$71,67641$99,14623$31,2170$04$47,50024$46,458
APPLICATIONS DENIED49$124,694139$56,345211$121,536117$31,9571$196,00014$64,643144$45,424
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$121,53317$140,412120$150,7259$34,5560$02$108,5005$63,200
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS19$139,47411$81,90953$125,6987$54,4290$00$012$66,417
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$182,90019$195,632
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$172,0007$242,143
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$187,0002$384,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$190,6674$211,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$70,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Martin, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Martin, LA - Value
Most common first names in St. Martin Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph33670.8 years
Marie19080.6 years
John18369.9 years
Mary17869.9 years
George10275.5 years
James9266.9 years
Paul9272.5 years
Louis8971.7 years
Robert8968.3 years
Lawrence7268.3 years
Most common last names in St. Martin Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Guidry39575.1 years
Broussard22375.4 years
Leblanc20573.7 years
Thibodeaux19274.7 years
Hebert18675.0 years
Landry15474.0 years
Latiolais14374.3 years
Melancon13974.3 years
Champagne13875.7 years
Wiltz12872.0 years
Businesses in St. Martin Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Popeyes4
Arby's1Quiznos1
AutoZone2SONIC Drive-In2
Burger King1Subway1
CVS1Super 81
Chevrolet1T-Mobile2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx3True Value1
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS1
Holiday Inn1Waffle House2
McDonald's3Walgreens1
Microtel1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1Wendy's1