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St. Charles Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2019: 52,596 (89% urban, 11% rural); it was 48,072 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,885
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,919
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,370
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,753 (it was 3,052 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 284 sq. mi.

Water area: 126.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 185 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in St. Charles Parish: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.5%), Manufacturing (12.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.9%), Retail trade (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in St. Charles Parish, LA (2019)
    • 34,01264.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 13,91126.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,3826.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5341.0%Asian alone
    • 5071.0%Two or more races
    • 1940.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 380.07%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

38.7 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years
Males: 26,280  (50.0%)
Females: 26,316  (50.0%)
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Average household size:
St. Charles Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $71,256 ($45,139 in 1999)
This county:

$71,256
Louisiana:

$51,073

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $834 (lower quartile is $557, upper quartile is $994)
This county:

$834
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $212,830 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
St. Charles:

$212,830
Louisiana:

$172,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $148,751 - $299,785

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $246,259
Here:

$246,259
State:

$234,504

Townhouses or other attached units: $231,124
Here:

$231,124
State:

$226,343

In 2-unit structures: $309,837
Here:

$309,837
State:

$275,238

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $213,093
Here:

$213,093
State:

$240,231

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $261,663
Here:

$261,663
State:

$228,797

Mobile homes: $82,515
Here:

$82,515
State:

$69,208

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,514
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $397

Institutionalized population: 590

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

  • Murders: 5
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 24
  • Assaults: 59
  • Burglaries: 437
  • Thefts: 874
  • Auto thefts: 152

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 32
  • Assaults: 189
  • Burglaries: 392
  • Thefts: 1073
  • Auto thefts: 166
St. Charles Parish, LA map from a distance

Health of residents in St. Charles Parish based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
69.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
44.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
54.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
63.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 150 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 1998: 239 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 1999: 223 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2000: 174 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2001: 196 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2002: 216 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2003: 319 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2004: 319 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2005: 309 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2006: 574 buildings, average cost: $200,700
  • 2007: 126 buildings, average cost: $229,700
  • 2008: 100 buildings, average cost: $195,700
  • 2009: 115 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2010: 91 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2011: 83 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2012: 98 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2013: 102 buildings, average cost: $220,400
  • 2014: 108 buildings, average cost: $223,200
  • 2015: 129 buildings, average cost: $215,600
  • 2016: 124 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2017: 130 buildings, average cost: $213,100
  • 2018: 183 buildings, average cost: $187,900
  • 2019: 122 buildings, average cost: $248,900
Number of permits per 10,000 St. Charles, LA residents
Average permit cost in St. Charles, LA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,314 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,092 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in St. Charles, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in St. Charles, LA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in St. Charles, LA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.1%
St. Charles Parish:

11.1%
Louisiana:

19.0%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.7% for Black residents, 14.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.9% for American Indian residents, 29.6% for other race residents, 14.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 38.7 years old
(Males: 37.2 years old, Females: 40.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.0 years old, Black residents: 34.5 years old, American Indian residents: 17.2 years old, Asian residents: 26.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.4 years old, Other race residents: 24.6 years old)

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

Cities in this county include: Luling, Destrehan, St. Rose, Norco, Hahnville, Des Allemands, Boutte, Bayou Gauche, New Sarpy, Ama.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in St. Charles Parish: Churchill Farms (A), Marrero - Estelle Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in St. Charles Parish include: New Zion Baptist Church (A), Saint Pius Church (B), Saint Joichian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Little Lake (A), Bayou Manuel (B), Bayou Plat (C), Goelette Bay (D), Spoonbill Bay (E), Bay Dosgris (F), Bayou de Fleur (G), The Pen (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bayou Segnette (A), Bayou Boeuf (B), Bayou des Familles (C), Bayou aux Carpes (D), Whisky Bayou (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in St. Charles Parish include: Barataria Preserve (1), Bayou Segnette State Park (2), Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bandera County, Texas , East Baton Rouge Parish , Gilchrist County, Florida , Gulf County, Florida , Harrison County, Mississippi , Jackson County, Florida , Wakulla County, Florida .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.5%
Louisiana:

8.1%

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

Current college students: 2,134
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,747 (59.7% naturalized citizens)

St. Charles Parish:

3.3%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3082010 or later
  • 3232000 to 2009
  • 3221990 to 1999
  • 2461980 to 1989
  • 2141970 to 1979
  • 247Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 45.5%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,262
  • One, attached: 244
  • Two: 636
  • 3 or 4: 957
  • 5 to 9: 549
  • 10 to 19: 77
  • 20 to 49: 73
  • 50 or more: 200
  • Mobile homes: 1,991
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 16

Housing units in St. Charles Parish with a mortgage: 8,755 (160 second mortgage, 436 home equity loan, 41 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,961

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

51.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. Charles Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,6578
Evangelical Protestant3,81219
Black Protestant9436
Mainline Protestant9104
Other3282
None25,130-
St. Charles 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: 9
St. Charles Parish:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
St. Charles Parish:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
St. Charles Parish:

10.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
St. Charles Parish:

32.2%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.6%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in St. Charles Parish:

Average size of farms: 141 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $85,544
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $64,340
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.80%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.25%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,201
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.71%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.49
Vegetables: 50 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

St. Charles Parish historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 1310351.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 49 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/13/2007, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 24 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Charles Parish-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 343.5 miles away from St. Charles Parish 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 203.3 miles away from the county center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 177.1 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 141.1 miles away from the county center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 272.7 miles away from St. Charles 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 302.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Louisiana Hurricane Delta, Incident Period: October 6, 2020 - October 10, 2020, FEMA Id: 4570, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Laura, Incident Period: August 22, 2020 - August 27, 2020, FEMA Id: 4559, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4484-LA: March 24, 2020, FEMA Id: 4484, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Louisiana Hurricane Barry, Incident Period: July 10, 2019 - July 15, 2019, FEMA Id: 4458, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Tropical Storm Harvey, Incident Period: August 28, 2017 - September 10, 2017, FEMA Id: 4345, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 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. Charles Parish (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - St. Charles

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 23,562 (88.4%)
  • Carpooled: 1,813 (6.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 256 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 107 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 127 (0.5%)
  • Worked at home: 785 (2.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Honduras (15%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • Nicaragua (9%)
  • Ecuador (8%)
  • Guatemala (8%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Kenya (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in St. Charles Parish


  • American (14%)
  • French (except Basque) (12%)
  • German (5%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • English (2%)

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

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

  • 246 people in nursing homes
  • 95 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 41 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 31 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 504 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 86 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $72,932.

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,542 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Louisiana average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.93% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($39,254 average AGI)
1.19% relocated from other states ($15,289 average AGI)
St. Charles Parish:

1.19%
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 Jefferson Parish, LA  2.58% ($49,038 average AGI)
from St. John the Baptist Parish, LA  0.62% ($44,050)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.53% ($47,933)
from Lafourche Parish, LA  0.18% ($46,400)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.16% ($44,063)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.16% ($38,516)
from Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.13% ($58,077)


6.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($60,360 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Louisiana average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.74% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($38,479 average AGI)
1.44% relocated to other states ($21,881 average AGI)
St. Charles Parish:

1.44%
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 Jefferson Parish, LA  2.02% ($49,246 average AGI)
to St. John the Baptist Parish, LA  0.53% ($36,990)
to Orleans Parish, LA  0.47% ($49,209)
to Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.30% ($54,431)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.27% ($61,192)
to Lafourche Parish, LA  0.24% ($52,870)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.21% ($46,675)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.8

Births per 1000 population in St. Charles Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.6

Deaths per 1000 population in St. Charles Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in St. Charles Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Charles Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in St. Charles Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Charles Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Charles Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Charles Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in St. Charles Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,163 (4,881 aged, 1,282 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,171 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (533)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (418)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (384)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (237)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (203)
  • Congestive heart failure (201)
  • Unspecified dementia (186)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (171)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (90)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (47)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,798
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 112
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 21,489

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,450
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 668
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 69.4. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 135.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 95.4
  • Other - 40.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 52,596
  • Male householders: 9,579 (1,928 living alone), Female householders: 9,636 (1,945 living alone)
  • 10,105 spouses (10,025 opposite-sex spouses), 1,302 unmarried partners, (1,281 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 16,978 children (15,817 natural, 360 adopted, 797 stepchildren), 1,623 grandchildren, 495 brothers or sisters, 478 parents, 3 foster children, 792 other relatives, 936 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 587

Size of family households: 5,868 2-persons, 3,939 3-persons, 3,004 4-persons, 1,107 5-persons, 423 6-persons, 185 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,008 1-person, 871 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 22 4-persons.

6,696 married couples with children.
4,582 single-parent households (1,280 men, 3,302 women).

92.3% of residents of St. Charles speak English at home.
4.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $210,950,000 ($4,213 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $17,656,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $88,132,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $51,174,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,686,000
Federal grants: $32,744,000
Federal procurement contracts: $17,523,000 ($14,725,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $14,692,000 ($181,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $433,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $28,705,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,562,770,000

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

Births: 3,573
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,810
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +234
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +637
Here +13 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in St. Charles Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.58 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana
  • 4512014 or later
  • 5652010 to 2013
  • 3,0672000 to 2009
  • 3,0811990 to 1999
  • 4,5111980 to 1989
  • 4,0141970 to 1979
  • 2,2561960 to 1969
  • 1,7021950 to 1959
  • 4741940 to 1949
  • 6631939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana
  • 21 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 1553 rooms
  • 1,0324 rooms
  • 2,8765 rooms
  • 4,4136 rooms
  • 2,6777 rooms
  • 2,3518 rooms
  • 2,2559+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana
  • 1161 room
  • 1712 rooms
  • 4923 rooms
  • 9574 rooms
  • 1,1155 rooms
  • 4796 rooms
  • 367 rooms
  • 918 rooms
  • 1419+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana
  • 2no bedroom
  • 431 bedroom
  • 1,3762 bedrooms
  • 9,0613 bedrooms
  • 4,5034 bedrooms
  • 8065+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana
  • 115no bedroom
  • 6221 bedroom
  • 1,3172 bedrooms
  • 1,3233 bedrooms
  • 1834 bedrooms
  • 465+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Charles Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Charles Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 435no vehicle
  • 3,4791 vehicle
  • 7,1482 vehicles
  • 3,1763 vehicles
  • 1,1904 vehicles
  • 3105+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Charles Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Charles Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 352no vehicle
  • 1,8441 vehicle
  • 1,1422 vehicles
  • 2293 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

91.7% of St. Charles Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Louisiana.

St. Charles Parish:

91.7%
State average:

87.2%

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

  • This state: 42,258
  • Other state: 8,166
  • Northeast: 886
  • Midwest: 1,694
  • South: 4,983
  • West: 590
Year householders moved into unit in St. Charles Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Charles Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.2%Electricity
  • 43.9%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 77.3%Electricity
  • 21.9%Utility gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 471
Here:

8.1%
Louisiana:

16.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 322
Here:

9.7%
Louisiana:

16.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 302
Here:

15.1%
Louisiana:

15.8%

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. Charles Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $11,083,000
    Housing and Community Development: $303,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,788,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,875,000
    Police Protection: $1,453,000
    Water Utilities: $1,093,000
    Libraries: $592,000
    Housing and Community Development: $183,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $36,715,000
    Regular Highways: $16,615,000
    Water Utilities: $7,610,000
    Libraries: $4,555,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,611,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,269,000
    General - Other: $1,491,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,483,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,277,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,902,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $732,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $732,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,535,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,575,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $960,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $50,209,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $610,000
    Sale of Property: $120,000
    General Revenue - Other: $65,000
    Rents: $21,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $233,000
    General - Other: $45,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,747,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,617,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $734,002,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,011,000
    Water Utilities: $146,000
    General Local Government Support: $63,000
  • Tax - Property: $32,381,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $662,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,625,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,745,000

St. Charles Parish government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $11,083,000
    Housing and Community Development: $303,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,788,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,875,000
    Police Protection: $1,453,000
    Water Utilities: $1,093,000
    Libraries: $592,000
    Housing and Community Development: $183,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $36,715,000
    Regular Highways: $16,615,000
    Water Utilities: $7,610,000
    Libraries: $4,555,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,611,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,269,000
    General - Other: $1,491,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,483,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,277,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,902,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $732,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $732,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,535,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,575,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $960,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $50,209,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $610,000
    Sale of Property: $120,000
    General Revenue - Other: $65,000
    Rents: $21,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $233,000
    General - Other: $45,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,747,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,617,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $734,002,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,011,000
    Water Utilities: $146,000
    General Local Government Support: $63,000
  • Tax - Property: $32,381,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $662,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,625,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,745,000

St. Charles Parish government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $11,083,000
    Housing and Community Development: $303,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,788,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,875,000
    Police Protection: $1,453,000
    Water Utilities: $1,093,000
    Libraries: $592,000
    Housing and Community Development: $183,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $36,715,000
    Regular Highways: $16,615,000
    Water Utilities: $7,610,000
    Libraries: $4,555,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,611,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,269,000
    General - Other: $1,491,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,483,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,277,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,902,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $732,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $732,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,535,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,575,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $960,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $50,209,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $610,000
    Sale of Property: $120,000
    General Revenue - Other: $65,000
    Rents: $21,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $233,000
    General - Other: $45,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,747,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,617,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $734,002,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,011,000
    Water Utilities: $146,000
    General Local Government Support: $63,000
  • Tax - Property: $32,381,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $662,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,625,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,745,000

St. Charles Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $11,083,000
    Housing and Community Development: $303,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,788,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,875,000
    Police Protection: $1,453,000
    Water Utilities: $1,093,000
    Libraries: $592,000
    Housing and Community Development: $183,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $36,715,000
    Regular Highways: $16,615,000
    Water Utilities: $7,610,000
    Libraries: $4,555,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,611,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,269,000
    General - Other: $1,491,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,483,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,277,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,902,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $732,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $732,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,535,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,575,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $960,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $50,209,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $610,000
    Sale of Property: $120,000
    General Revenue - Other: $65,000
    Rents: $21,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $233,000
    General - Other: $45,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,747,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,617,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $734,002,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,011,000
    Water Utilities: $146,000
    General Local Government Support: $63,000
  • Tax - Property: $32,381,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $662,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,625,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,745,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,181
  • Number of aged recipients: 102
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,079
  • Number of recipients under 18: 304
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 666
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 211
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 341
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 548
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 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 ORIGINATED255$176,078179$180,084986$172,054102$50,5392$1,241,00051$117,92221$39,476
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$133,75031$167,67793$166,96817$53,7060$09$81,0003$71,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED57$187,61460$121,450360$161,37897$47,0310$026$102,80834$56,265
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN38$179,50024$182,875234$177,73912$106,5830$03$87,0002$87,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$146,4178$345,50074$176,5819$50,8890$06$101,5000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED33$228,33350$234,7200$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$211,86725$249,2401$153,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$218,9098$192,7500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$168,00011$247,3640$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$251,0001$148,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Charles, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Charles, LA - Value
Most common first names in St. Charles Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph23173.9 years
John18171.2 years
Mary17976.6 years
James15671.4 years
William12470.2 years
Charles11770.0 years
Robert11068.0 years
Marie9980.1 years
Edward9872.3 years
George9273.6 years
Most common last names in St. Charles Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15271.3 years
Williams12771.1 years
Johnson11971.9 years
Brown9272.8 years
Dufrene9272.8 years
Madere8674.0 years
Vicknair8075.5 years
Matherne7775.6 years
Jones7370.3 years
Champagne7077.6 years
Businesses in St. Charles Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2McDonald's3
Advance Auto Parts1Papa John's Pizza1
Best Western1Popeyes2
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Burger King2Ramada2
CVS2Rue211
Circle K2SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Inn2Sprint Nextel1
Curves2Taco Bell1
DHL2Tire Kingdom1
Decora Cabinetry1True Value2
Domino's Pizza2U-Haul1
FedEx10UPS2
GameStop1Waffle House1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's2
MasterBrand Cabinets2

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