St. James Parish, Louisiana Population 2022

St. James Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 20,931 with a growth rate of -0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. St. James Parish, Louisiana is the 46th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 22,048 and has seen a growth of -5.07% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18103,9550.00%
18205,6601,70543.11%
18307,6461,98635.09%
18408,54890211.80%
185011,0982,55029.83%
186011,4994013.61%
187010,152-1,347-11.71%
188014,7144,56244.94%
189015,7151,0016.80%
190020,1974,48228.52%
191023,0092,81213.92%
192021,228-1,781-7.74%
193015,338-5,890-27.75%
194016,5961,2588.20%
195015,334-1,262-7.60%
196018,3693,03519.79%
197019,7331,3647.43%
198021,4951,7628.93%
199020,879-616-2.87%
201022,0481,1695.60%
201121,784-264-1.20%
201221,634-150-0.69%
201321,607-27-0.12%
201421,515-92-0.43%
201521,481-34-0.16%
201621,433-48-0.22%
201721,380-53-0.25%
201821,151-229-1.07%
201921,096-55-0.26%
202021,041-55-0.26%
202120,986-55-0.26%
202220,931-55-0.26%
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St. James Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,38249.11%
Black or African American10,44049.38%
Asian390.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander360.17%
Some Other Race1350.64%
Two or More Races1100.52%
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St. James Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

St. James Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2022

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St. James Parish, Louisiana Median Age

39.6


Total

38.7


Male

41.5


Female

St. James Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 16,370 adults, (3,663 of whom are seniors) in St. James Parish, Louisiana.

St. James Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

St. James Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

11,058

52.30%

Male

10,084

47.70%

St. James Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

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

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St. James Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.3%5.7%
Male83.7%16.3%
All80.7%19.3%
Non Family68.7%31.3%
Female60%40%

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. James Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9072.6580.7
Married4,0493.0694.3
Male2833.6983.7
Female1,4973.4760
Non Family2,0781.1168.7

3.15

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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St. James Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5683.89%
9th to 12th Grade1,53510.50%
High School Graduate5,91640.47%
Some College2,88819.75%
Associates Degree1,2578.60%
Bachelors Degree1,63411.18%
Graduate Degree8225.62%
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St. James Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. James Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races242416
White7,4076,5861,387
Hispanic22618434
Black6,9525,7201,035
Islander3636
Other Race8585
Asian1911

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 66.67%.

St. James Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,213$50,675$32,292
Less Than 9th Grade$$35,190$13,776
High School Graduate$30,562$44,035$20,128
Some College$46,069$81,380$32,362
Bachelors Degree$57,016$104,483$52,216
Graduate Degree$53,869$$54,271

$41,213

Average Earnings

$50,675

Average Male

$32,292

Average Female

St. James Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. James Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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St. James Parish, Louisiana Language

97.33% of St. James Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 2.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

St. James Parish, Louisiana Language

St. James Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple1094944.95%
Black10,2892,38623.19%
Hispanic3715615.09%
White10,1905485.38%
OtherNaN%

14.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.34%

Male Poverty Rate

18.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. James Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. James Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 44.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. James 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 5.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.39%.

St. James Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.55%
High School11.33%
Some College7.22%
Bachelors or Greater2.58%

St. James Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.36%
Male Unemployed11.16%
Female Employed9.11%
Female Unemployed67.74%

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

St. James Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,209$73,730
Families$65,614$85,740
Married Families$98,901-
Non Families$24,030$37,003
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Income by Household Type

St. James Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

St. James Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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St. James 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 35-44.

St. James Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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St. James Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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775

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War124
First Gulf War100
Vietnam325
Korea37
World War II

St. James Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3428
35 to 54126
55 to 64125
65 to 74258
75+238

St. James Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5146.23%
Black2613.30%
Hispanic197.04%

St. James Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

St. James Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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4.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. James Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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56.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

St. James Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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St. James Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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St. James 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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93.09%

Born in St. James Parish, Louisiana

98.95%

Native Born

1.05%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.95% of St. James Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 93.09% having been born in Louisiana. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

St. James 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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