Destrehan, Louisiana Population 2024

12,057

Destrehan is a city located in St. Charles Parish Louisiana. Destrehan has a 2024 population of 12,057. Destrehan is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 3.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,658 in 2020.

The average household income in Destrehan is $120,353 with a poverty rate of 10.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Destrehan is 39.5 years, 34.6 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Destrehan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Destrehan was:

  • White: 78.82%
  • Black or African American: 13.89%
  • Two or more races: 4.21%
  • Other race: 1.5%
  • Asian: 1.24%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,020.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.42% (399)
The current population of Destrehan, Louisiana is 12,057 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,658.

Destrehan, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,50378.82%
Black or African American1,67513.89%
Two or more races5074.21%
Other race1811.5%
Asian1501.24%
Native American410.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Destrehan Population by Race

Destrehan Population Pyramid 2024

Destrehan Median Age

39.5

Total

34.6

Male

40.9

Female

Destrehan Adults

There are 9,173 adults, (1,768 of whom are seniors) in Destrehan.

Destrehan Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Destrehan Sex Ratio

Female5,85048.52%
Male6,20751.48%

Destrehan Population by Age

Destrehan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,3312.788119
Married2,5543.0995.74.3
Non Family8481.387.712.3
Female7683.473565
Male1612.2331.168.9
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Destrehan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Destrehan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Destrehan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 48.33%.

Destrehan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,852

Average Earnings

$67,703

Average Male

$48,443

Average Female

Destrehan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Destrehan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Destrehan Language

94.67% of Destrehan residents speak only English, while 5.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.57% of the population.

Destrehan Language

Destrehan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,67170842.37%
White9,1503403.72%
Multiple5079819.33%
Hispanic5847512.84%
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10.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.49%

Male Poverty Rate

7.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Destrehan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Destrehan is Black, with 42.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Destrehan is White, with 3.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.73%.

Destrehan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.54%
Some College9.77%
High School9.48%
Bachelors or Greater1.81%
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Destrehan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed6.94%
Male Unemployed5.12%
Male Employed0.7%
Female Unemployed
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Destrehan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Destrehan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Destrehan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Destrehan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Destrehan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Destrehan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Destrehan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

590

Number of Veterans

538

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

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Destrehan Veterans by War

count

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Destrehan Veterans by Age

count

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Destrehan Veterans by Race

Destrehan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Destrehan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Destrehan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Destrehan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Destrehan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.27%

Born in Destrehan

95.98%

Native Born

4.02%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

3.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.98% of Destrehan residents were born in the United States, with 79.27% having been born in Louisiana. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Destrehan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202412,057
202312,057
202212,0572301.94%
202111,8271691.45%
202011,6582602.28%
201911,3984654.25%
201810,933270.25%
201710,906-305-2.72%
201611,2112171.97%
201510,994-256-2.28%
201411,250-47-0.42%
201311,297-121-1.06%
201211,4184494.09%
201110,969-566-4.91%
201011,535
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Destrehan Population by Year