Destrehan, Louisiana Population 2021

11,398
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Destrehan is a city located in St. Charles Parish Louisiana. Destrehan has a 2020 population of 11,398. Destrehan is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,535 in 2010. Destrehan reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Destrehan is $109,559 with a poverty rate of 5.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,103 per month, and the median house value is $239,500. The median age in Destrehan is 40.6 years, 39.4 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Destrehan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Destrehanwas:

  • White: 83.09%
  • Black or African American: 16.05%
  • Two or more races: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Destrehan, Louisiana is 11,398 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,398.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,535.

Destrehan, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,47183.09%
Black or African American1,82916.05%
Two or More Races540.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.23%
Some Other Race180.16%
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Destrehan Population by Race

Destrehan Population Pyramid $2021

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Destrehan Median Age

40.6


Total

39.4


Male

41.8


Female

Destrehan Adults

There are 8,887 adults, (1,620 of whom are seniors) in Destrehan.

Destrehan Age Dependency

56.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Destrehan Sex Ratio

Female

5,831

51.16%

Male

5,567

48.84%

Destrehan Population by Age

Destrehan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Destrehan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female33.5%66.5%
Male59%41%
Non Family76.7%23.3%
All82.5%17.5%
Married95.2%4.8%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Destrehan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2572.6882.5
Married2,6673.0295.2
Non Family9231.2476.7
Female5113.1233.5
Male1563.8759

2.98

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Destrehan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1071.33%
9th to 12th Grade2322.89%
High School Graduate2,50331.18%
Some College1,71021.30%
Associates Degree5857.29%
Bachelors Degree2,00524.98%
Graduate Degree88511.03%
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Destrehan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Destrehan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,0305,7602,230
Black1,3381,288398
Hispanic633614262
Native American2626
2+ Races252525
Other Race18188

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Destrehan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,958$69,152$40,609
Less Than 9th Grade$24,432$41,683$
High School Graduate$43,077$60,893$36,346
Some College$51,138$65,819$38,056
Bachelors Degree$81,283$97,520$53,935
Graduate Degree$44,107$$42,738

$53,958

Average Earnings

$69,152

Average Male

$40,609

Average Female

Destrehan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Destrehan Language by Age

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Destrehan Language

93.16% of Destrehan residents speak only English, while 6.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.80% of the population.

Destrehan Language

Destrehan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,4314435.25%
Black1,8291709.29%

5.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.58%

Male Poverty Rate

7.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Destrehan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Destrehan is Black, with 9.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Destrehan is White, with 5.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.78%.

Destrehan Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School12.31%
Less Than 9th Grade8.85%
Bachelors or Greater2.01%
Some College0.35%

Destrehan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed15.52%
Female Employed4.93%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Destrehan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Destrehan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$93,831$109,559
Families$102,560$121,538
Married Families$112,089-
Non Families$40,964$62,709
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Income by Household Type

Destrehan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Destrehan Married by Age and Sex

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Destrehan 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 55-64.

Destrehan Marital Status by Race

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Destrehan Marital Status

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572

Number of Veterans

521

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam194
Second Gulf War109
First Gulf War103
Korea22
World War II15

Destrehan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74174
35 to 54156
55 to 64112
75+91
18 to 3439

Destrehan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4345.94%
Black1389.64%

Destrehan Veterans by Race

Destrehan Veterans by Education

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2.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Destrehan Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Destrehan Employment by Age

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Destrehan Employment by Race

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Destrehan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.43%

Born in Destrehan

96.59%

Native Born

3.41%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

2.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.59% of Destrehan residents were born in the United States, with 78.43% having been born in Louisiana. 0.67% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,3980.00%
202011,3980.00%
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%
201011,5350.00%

Destrehan Population by Year