St. James Parish, Louisiana Population 2019

St. James Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 21,324 with a growth rate of -0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. St. James Parish, Louisiana is the 45th largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201821,037-287-1.35%
201721,324-103-0.48%
201621,427-53-0.25%
201521,480-36-0.17%
201421,516-92-0.43%
201321,608-24-0.11%
201221,632-148-0.68%
201121,780-268-1.22%
201022,0481,1695.60%
199020,879-616-2.87%
198021,4951,7628.93%
197019,7331,3647.43%
196018,3693,03519.79%
195015,334-1,262-7.60%
194016,5961,2588.20%
193015,338-5,890-27.75%
192021,228-1,781-7.74%
191023,0092,81213.92%
190020,1974,48228.52%
189015,7151,0016.80%
188014,7144,56244.94%
187010,152-1,347-11.71%
186011,4994013.61%
185011,0982,55029.83%
18408,54890211.80%
18307,6461,98635.09%
18205,6601,70543.11%
18103,9550.00%

St. James Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American10,692
White10,420
Two or More Races169
Some Other Race132
Asian51
American Indian and Alaska Native21

St. James Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2019

St. James Parish, Louisiana Median Age

38.9


Total

37.1


Male

40.3


Female

St. James Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 16,476 adults, (3,304 of whom are seniors) in St. James Parish, Louisiana.

St. James Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

St. James Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

11,145

51.87%

Male

10,340

48.13%

St. James Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

St. James Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

St. James Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93%7%
Male78.6%21.4%
All77.4%22.6%
Non Family64%36%
Female62.8%37.2%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8872.777.4
Married3,5883.1993
Non Family2,3491.1764
Female1,6933.5762.8
Male2573.9678.6

3.31

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

St. James Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7224.97%
9th to 12th Grade1,58110.88%
High School Graduate6,46244.47%
Some College2,73318.81%
Associates Degree1,0016.89%
Bachelors Degree1,4359.87%
Graduate Degree5984.12%

St. James Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,3896,5531,270
Black6,8995,519763
Hispanic18111131
Other Race758
Multiple Races5852
Asian2817

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 89.66%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 17.19%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,449$46,429$30,585
Less Than High School$17,273$21,399$
High School Grad$31,891$41,439$22,066
Some College$44,909$60,562$29,307
Bachelors Degree$51,646$92,642$40,789
Graduate Degree$51,250$$52,688

$37,449

Average Earnings

$46,429

Average Male

$30,585

Average Female

St. James Parish, Louisiana Language

St. James Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

St. James Parish, Louisiana Language

96.64% of St. James Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 3.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.84% of the population.

St. James Parish, Louisiana Poverty

St. James Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,5512,38022.56%
White10,2576296.13%
Hispanic33623770.54%
Multiple16012779.38%
Other13212493.94%

15.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.21%

Male Poverty Rate

18.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. James Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. James Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 93.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. James Parish, Louisiana is White, with 6.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.23%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.10%
High School10.45%
Some College8.02%
Bachelors or Greater2.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.78%
Male Unemployed15.41%
Female Employed7.38%
Male Employed4.52%

St. James Parish, Louisiana Income

St. James Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,055$67,247
Families$63,345$78,449
Married Families$83,472-
Non Families$24,858$39,440

St. James Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

St. James Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

St. James Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

St. James Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

St. James Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

St. James Parish, Louisiana Veterans

1,153

Number of Veterans

1,044

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam476
Korea169
First Gulf War159
Second Gulf War138
World War II61

St. James Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5756.93%
Black5647.08%
2 or More1421.88%
Hispanic72.95%

St. James Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

2.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. James Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in St. James Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Gramercy36133449-164-4.54%
Lutcher35573362-195-5.48%
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