St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 48,172 with a growth rate of 0.97% 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 30.82% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202148,1724640.97%
202047,7084640.98%
201947,2444640.99%
201846,7806701.45%
201746,1103330.73%
201645,7773560.78%
201545,4219822.21%
201444,4391,0092.32%
201343,4301,9474.69%
201241,4831,9674.98%
201139,5162,6927.31%
201036,824-29,807-44.73%
199066,6312,5343.95%
198064,09712,91225.23%
197051,18518,99959.03%
196032,18621,099190.30%
195011,0873,80752.29%
19407,28076811.79%
19306,5121,54431.08%
19204,968-309-5.86%
19105,2772464.89%
19005,03170516.30%
18904,326-79-1.79%
18804,40585223.98%
18703,553-523-12.83%
18604,0762747.21%
18503,80256517.45%
18403,237-119-3.55%
18303,35672127.36%
18202,6351,615158.33%
18101,0200.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.97%
County Website
Founded
March 31, 1807
County Seat
2010 Population
36,824
Growth Since 2010
30.82%
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St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,09769.37%
Black or African American10,75723.25%
Asian1,1702.53%
Two or More Races1,1322.45%
Some Other Race9061.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native1690.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander350.08%
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St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Median Age

34.2


Total

33.8


Male

34.6


Female

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 33,856 adults, (5,113 of whom are seniors) in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana.

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

23,641

51.10%

Male

22,625

48.90%

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
Married82.7%17.3%
All67.7%32.3%
Non Family61.4%38.6%
Male61.1%38.9%
Female46.7%53.3%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,0053.0667.7
Married6,4033.7982.7
Non Family4,7411.2761.4
Female2,8133.9646.7
Male1,0484.3361.1

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 Grade1,8586.14%
9th to 12th Grade4,14113.68%
High School Graduate9,87932.63%
Some College8,56428.28%
Associates Degree2,3347.71%
Bachelors Degree2,5858.54%
Graduate Degree9173.03%
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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
White20,29616,3352,301
Black6,0074,986713
Hispanic2,8212,132271
Asian784561209
Other Race53033744
2+ Races48436417
Native American13690
Islander2215

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 83.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 26.66%.

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,911$39,444$27,772
Less Than 9th Grade$20,864$28,750$16,163
High School Graduate$30,732$36,642$23,026
Some College$35,040$47,089$28,097
Bachelors Degree$44,605$47,256$43,840
Graduate Degree$52,303$46,042$53,085

$32,911

Average Earnings

$39,444

Average Male

$27,772

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

90.73% of St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 9.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.46% 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
White28,6175,16618.05%
Black10,6193,31831.25%
Hispanic4,61676616.59%
Asian1,17029425.13%
Multiple1,12722319.79%
Other88210612.02%
Native1691710.06%
Islander3538.57%

21.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.65%

Male Poverty Rate

22.50%

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 31.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana is Islander, with 8.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.70%.

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.93%
Some College16.97%
High School15.75%
Bachelors or Greater8.51%

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.29%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed12.55%
Male Employed6.32%

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$44,661$56,887
Families$51,773$64,484
Married Families$68,405$78,585
Non Families$26,578$36,403
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Income by Household Type

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

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 45-54.

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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1,644

Number of Veterans

1,559

Male Veterans

85

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam526
Second Gulf War324
First Gulf War289
Korea188
World War II11

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74442
75+367
35 to 54349
55 to 64289
18 to 34197

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4265.80%
Black1742.47%
Hispanic942.91%
2+ Races203.18%
Other Race193.21%
Asian50.61%

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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10.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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59.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

9.3%

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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83.31%

Born in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana

94.75%

Native Born

5.25%

Foreign Born

2.82%

Non Citizen

2.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.75% of St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 83.31% having been born in Louisiana. 2.82% 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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