St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 53,750 with a growth rate of 0.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. St. Charles Parish, Louisiana is the 22nd largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 52,818 and has seen a growth of 1.76% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202153,7503250.61%
202053,4253250.61%
201953,1003250.62%
201852,7751550.29%
201752,620-176-0.33%
201652,7962240.43%
201552,572-106-0.20%
201452,678640.12%
201352,6141940.37%
201252,420300.06%
201152,390-428-0.81%
201052,81810,38124.46%
199042,4375,17813.90%
198037,2597,70926.09%
197029,5508,33139.26%
196021,2197,85658.79%
195013,3631,0428.46%
194012,3212101.73%
193012,1113,52541.06%
19208,586-2,621-23.39%
191011,2072,13523.53%
19009,0721,33517.25%
18907,7375768.04%
18807,1612,29447.13%
18704,867-430-8.12%
18605,2971773.46%
18505,1204208.94%
18404,700-447-8.68%
18305,1471,28533.27%
18203,86257117.35%
18103,2910.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.61%
County Website
Founded
1807
County Seat
2010 Population
52,818
Growth Since 2010
1.76%
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St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,54269.24%
Black or African American14,05926.64%
Some Other Race8991.70%
Two or More Races5541.05%
Asian5281.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native1910.36%
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St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Median Age

37.9


Total

36.5


Male

39.2


Female

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 39,772 adults, (6,880 of whom are seniors) in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana.

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

26,367

49.96%

Male

26,406

50.04%

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

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

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St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.5%6.5%
All80.7%19.3%
Male78.6%21.4%
Non Family72.3%27.7%
Female49.6%50.4%

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,2122.7280.7
Married10,2983.1593.5
Non Family4,7491.2172.3
Female2,8363.449.6
Male1,3293.2578.6

3.13

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0993.12%
9th to 12th Grade2,4146.86%
High School Graduate12,14734.50%
Some College7,93922.55%
Associates Degree2,7117.70%
Bachelors Degree6,69519.02%
Graduate Degree2,2006.25%
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St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White23,97322,0936,592
Black8,7507,4101,481
Hispanic1,9111,673560
Other Race425387189
2+ Races317289189
Asian279239110
Native American676210

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 92.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 59.62%.

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,440$62,436$37,615
Less Than 9th Grade$23,250$31,300$15,933
High School Graduate$39,564$52,801$27,951
Some College$47,961$62,748$37,753
Bachelors Degree$62,014$90,530$51,896
Graduate Degree$54,375$55,800$53,891

$48,440

Average Earnings

$62,436

Average Male

$37,615

Average Female

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Language

92.94% of St. Charles Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 7.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.26% of the population.

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Language

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black13,6753,01822.07%
White34,0452,2656.65%
Hispanic3,20942913.37%
Other89122325.03%
Multiple5438114.92%
Asian5287013.26%
Native19152.62%

11.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.32%

Male Poverty Rate

12.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 25.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana is Native, with 2.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.67%.

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.17%
High School14.67%
Some College5.88%
Bachelors or Greater3.21%

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.66%
Male Unemployed19.89%
Female Employed4.60%
Male Employed3.71%

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

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,019$89,045
Families$83,489$99,229
Married Families$105,060-
Non Families$33,992$53,251
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Income by Household Type

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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St. Charles 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. Charles Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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2,753

Number of Veterans

2,582

Male Veterans

171

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam757
First Gulf War595
Second Gulf War589
Korea197
World War II83

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54919
65 to 74580
75+540
55 to 64510
18 to 34204

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9326.87%
Black7457.37%
Hispanic1195.45%
2+ Races5813.78%
Other Race183.14%

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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5.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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62.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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St. Charles 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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80.81%

Born in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana

96.73%

Native Born

3.27%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

1.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.73% of St. Charles Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 80.81% having been born in Louisiana. 1.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

St. Charles 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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