St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 10,022 with a growth rate of -0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. St. Helena Parish, Louisiana is the 59th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 11,197 and has seen a growth of -10.49% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202110,022-55-0.55%
202010,077-55-0.54%
201910,132-55-0.54%
201810,187-135-1.31%
201710,322-67-0.64%
201610,389-68-0.65%
201510,457-62-0.59%
201410,519-252-2.34%
201310,771-208-1.89%
201210,979240.22%
201110,955-242-2.16%
201011,1971,32313.40%
19909,874470.48%
19809,827-110-1.11%
19709,9377758.46%
19609,1621491.65%
19509,013-529-5.54%
19409,5421,05012.36%
19308,492650.77%
19208,427-745-8.12%
19109,1726938.17%
19008,4794175.17%
18908,0625587.44%
18807,5042,08138.37%
18705,423-1,707-23.94%
18607,1302,56956.33%
18504,5611,03629.39%
18403,525-503-12.49%
18304,0281,00233.11%
18203,0260.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.55%
County Website
Founded
1810
County Seat
2010 Population
11,197
Growth Since 2010
-10.49%
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St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American5,40952.53%
White4,70945.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native1141.11%
Asian260.25%
Some Other Race210.20%
Two or More Races180.17%
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St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Median Age

39.4


Total

38.3


Male

41


Female

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 8,100 adults, (1,941 of whom are seniors) in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana.

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

5,320

51.67%

Male

4,977

48.33%

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

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

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St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family86.6%13.4%
Male85%15%
Married80.3%19.7%
All78.9%21.1%
Female60.3%39.7%

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8572.6378.9
Married1,9213.1380.3
Non Family1,0901.0486.6
Female6533.5960.3
Male1933.2385

3.21

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4035.44%
9th to 12th Grade1,26217.02%
High School Graduate2,85438.50%
Some College1,14115.39%
Associates Degree5176.97%
Bachelors Degree7409.98%
Graduate Degree4966.69%
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St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black3,7802,874679
White3,4712,779543
Hispanic106528
Native American3030
Asian26136

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 asian people with a rate of 23.08%.

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,134$41,518$29,199
Less Than 9th Grade$$30,446$11,935
High School Graduate$30,028$34,906$16,533
Some College$42,759$63,523$20,069
Bachelors Degree$43,143$61,667$42,750
Graduate Degree$67,500$$74,250

$33,134

Average Earnings

$41,518

Average Male

$29,199

Average Female

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Language

96.33% of St. Helena Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 3.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.63% of the population.

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Language

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,3261,50028.16%
White4,4693487.79%
Hispanic18494.89%
Multiple18422.22%

18.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.02%

Male Poverty Rate

22.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 28.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana is Hispanic, with 4.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.58%.

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.13%
High School17.73%
Some College15.73%
Bachelors or Greater9.29%

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed54.55%
Male Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed17.08%
Male Employed6.86%

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

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,886$61,237
Families$52,303$74,360
Married Families$75,899-
Non Families$19,650$27,099
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Income by Household Type

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Marriage

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

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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446

Number of Veterans

343

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam201
Second Gulf War109
First Gulf War58
Korea44
World War II

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74155
75+101
18 to 3480
35 to 5457
55 to 6453

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2907.38%
Black1383.36%
Native American1860.00%

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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4.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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55.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

17%

Unemployment Rate

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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St. Helena 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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85.25%

Born in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana

98.35%

Native Born

1.65%

Foreign Born

1.46%

Non Citizen

0.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.35% of St. Helena Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 85.25% having been born in Louisiana. 1.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

St. Helena 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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