St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Population 2022

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 48,636 with a growth rate of 0.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana is the 25th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 36,824 and has seen a growth of 32.08% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18101,0200.00%
18202,6351,615158.33%
18303,35672127.36%
18403,237-119-3.55%
18503,80256517.45%
18604,0762747.21%
18703,553-523-12.83%
18804,40585223.98%
18904,326-79-1.79%
19005,03170516.30%
19105,2772464.89%
19204,968-309-5.86%
19306,5121,54431.08%
19407,28076811.79%
195011,0873,80752.29%
196032,18621,099190.30%
197051,18518,99959.03%
198064,09712,91225.23%
199066,6312,5343.95%
201036,824-29,807-44.73%
201139,5162,6927.31%
201241,4831,9674.98%
201343,4301,9474.69%
201444,4391,0092.32%
201545,4219822.21%
201645,7773560.78%
201746,1103330.73%
201846,7806701.45%
201947,2444640.99%
202047,7084640.98%
202148,1724640.97%
202248,6364640.96%
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St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,01868.57%
Black or African American10,96723.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native1860.40%
Asian1,2132.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.06%
Some Other Race7961.70%
Two or More Races1,4883.19%
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St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2022

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St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Median Age

34.5


Total

33.9


Male

34.9


Female

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 34,307 adults, (5,323 of whom are seniors) in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana.

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

23,883

51.15%

Male

22,811

48.85%

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

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

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St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All71.4%28.6%
Male66%34%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Female53.7%46.3%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,1653.0671.4
Married6,4823.7185
Male9394.1166
Female2,9404.2353.7
Non Family4,8041.2664.9

3.76

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

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St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8195.92%
9th to 12th Grade4,14613.50%
High School Graduate9,86432.12%
Some College8,38927.32%
Associates Degree2,2207.23%
Bachelors Degree3,0509.93%
Graduate Degree1,2223.98%
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St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian742508183
White20,46316,8293,064
2+ Races65854895
Black6,2195,056736
Hispanic2,8802,014254
Other Race38721719
Islander1912
Native American15195

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 83.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 24.66%.

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,654$43,775$31,255
Less Than 9th Grade$24,316$32,411$17,243
High School Graduate$34,525$42,549$21,985
Some College$36,412$47,472$29,923
Bachelors Degree$42,019$50,707$41,618
Graduate Degree$48,250$65,714$44,135

$36,654

Average Earnings

$43,775

Average Male

$31,255

Average Female

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Language

90.46% of St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 9.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.44% of the population.

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Language

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,8423,74534.54%
Multiple1,48046131.15%
Asian1,21326922.18%
Hispanic4,6921,02421.82%
White28,6545,56919.44%
Islander26415.38%
Native186168.60%
Other71NaN%

23.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.11%

Male Poverty Rate

25.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 34.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.73%.

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.42%
High School21.83%
Some College18.47%
Bachelors or Greater8.66%

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.10%
Male Unemployed26.38%
Female Employed15.00%
Female Unemployed47.31%

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,873$63,221
Families$54,994$69,669
Married Families$74,738$85,728
Non Families$26,494$44,862
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Income by Household Type

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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St. Bernard 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 55-64.

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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1,690

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War418
First Gulf War319
Vietnam517
Korea166
World War II120

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34153
35 to 54356
55 to 64208
65 to 74534
75+439

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5026.08%
Black1592.19%
Asian60.70%
Other Race122.70%
2+ Races111.32%
Hispanic1223.71%

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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22.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana 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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83.51%

Born in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana

95.23%

Native Born

4.77%

Foreign Born

2.79%

Non Citizen

1.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.23% of St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 83.51% having been born in Louisiana. 2.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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