St. Charles Parish, LA

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2022 Population
52,191
0.42% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.8
1.04% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.2%
0.556% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$79,191
9.85% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$248,600
14.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, St. Charles Parish, LA had a population of 52.2k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $79,191. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of St. Charles Parish, LA declined from 52,411 to 52,191, a −0.42% decrease and its median household income grew from $72,088 to $79,191, a 9.85% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. Charles Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.26%), Other (Hispanic) (2.9%), and White (Hispanic) (2.14%).

None of the households in St. Charles Parish, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98% of the residents in St. Charles Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are ITT Technical Institute-Saint Rose (145 degrees awarded in 2015).

In 2022, the median property value in St. Charles Parish, LA was $248,600, and the homeownership rate was 82.6%.

Most people in St. Charles Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Charles Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

St. Charles Parish, LA is home to a population of 52.2k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.21% of St. Charles Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (2.2k people).

In 2022, there were 2.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.5k people) in St. Charles Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.7k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98%
2022 Citizenship
98.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98% of St. Charles Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in St. Charles Parish, LA was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in St. Charles Parish, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    33.5k ± 219
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12.2k ± 549
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.7k ± 487
6.56%
Hispanic Population
3.43k people

In 2022, there were 2.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.5k people) in St. Charles Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.7k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.56% of the people in St. Charles Parish, LA are hispanic (3.43k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in St. Charles Parish, LA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.21%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.2k people
3.83%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.01k people

As of 2022, 4.21% of St. Charles Parish, LA residents (2.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in St. Charles Parish, LA was 3.83%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    676 ± 260
  2. Vietnam
    609 ± 160
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    428 ± 161

St. Charles Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of St. Charles Parish, LA employs 24.4k people. The largest industries in St. Charles Parish, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,244 people), Manufacturing (2,820 people), and Educational Services (2,631 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($85,833), Manufacturing ($84,250), and Utilities ($74,556).

Occupations

24.4k
2022 Value
± 1,333
−0.441%
1 Year decline
± 7.79%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in St. Charles Parish, LA declined at a rate of −0.441%, from 24.5k employees to 24.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. Charles Parish, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,997 people), Management Occupations (2,553 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,860 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of St. Charles Parish, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

24.4k
2022 Value
± 1,333
−0.441%
1 Year decline
± 7.79%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in St. Charles Parish, LA declined at a rate of −0.441%, from 24.5k employees to 24.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. Charles Parish, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,244 people), Manufacturing (2,820 people), and Educational Services (2,631 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of St. Charles Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in St. Charles Parish, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$58,658
Median earning men ± $3,700
$41,365
Median earning women ± $1,904

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($140,950), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($93,250), and Manufacturing ($89,135).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($68,277), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($65,450), and Manufacturing ($61,926).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.94M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Louisiana.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 260
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 234
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 226
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in St. Charles County, LA went to Donald J. Trump with 63.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (34.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.03%).

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing the state of Louisiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Louisiana

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Bill Cassidy
Senator from Louisiana2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
John Kennedy
Senator from Louisiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing Louisiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Louisiana

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Louisiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2015, universities in St. Charles Parish, LA awarded 145 degrees. The student population of St. Charles Parish, LA in 2015 is skewed towards men, with 307 male students and 91 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in St. Charles Parish, LA are Black or African American (94 and 64.8%), followed by White (34 and 23.4%), Hispanic or Latino (14 and 9.66%), and Asian (2 and 1.38%).

The largest universities in St. Charles Parish, LA by number of degrees awarded are ITT Technical Institute-Saint Rose (145 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.811% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Some college (811k), and Secondary Education (604k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in St. Charles Parish, LA was $248,600 in 2022, which is 0.882 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $217,800 to $248,600, a 14.1% increase. The homeownership rate in St. Charles Parish, LA is 82.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in St. Charles Parish, LA have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in St. Charles Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in St. Charles Parish, LA is $79,191. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in St. Charles Parish, LA was Census Tract 623.01 with a value of $127,989, followed by Census Tract 601 and Census Tract 631, with respective values of $110,417 and $104,808.

Property

$248,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,302
$15,349
Median Property Taxes
±$1,023

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In St. Charles Parish, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

82.6%
Homeownership
2022
68%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 82.6% of the housing units in St. Charles Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 623.01
  2. Census Tract 601
  3. Census Tract 631

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in St. Charles Parish, LA was Census Tract 623.01 with a value of $127,989, followed by Census Tract 601 and Census Tract 631, with respective values of $110,417 and $104,808.

The following map shows all of the tracts in St. Charles Parish, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$79,191
Median Household Income
± $6,237
18.6k
Number of Households
± 1,096

In 2022, the median household income of the 18.6k households in St. Charles Parish, LA grew to $79,191 from the previous year's value of $72,088.

The following chart displays the households in St. Charles Parish, LA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for St. Charles Parish, LA is from Louisiana.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.313% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (85.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (6.27%)
  3. Carpooled (5.87%)

In 2022, 85.8% of workers in St. Charles Parish, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (6.27%) and those who carpooled to work (5.87%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. Charles Parish, LA have a longer commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.8% of the workforce in St. Charles Parish, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in St. Charles Parish, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in St. Charles Parish, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. Charles Parish, LA (5.25k out of 51.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in St. Charles Parish, LA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.9% of the population of St. Charles Parish, LA has health coverage, with 55.3% on employee plans, 17.5% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 8.51% on non-group plans, and 0.738% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in St. Charles Parish, LA see 2950 patients per year on average, which represents a 6% increase from the previous year (2783 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2304 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 688 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,950 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in St. Charles Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in St. Charles Parish, LA see an average of 2,950 patients per year. This represents a 6% increase from the previous year (2,783 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in St. Charles Parish, LA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.5% under 18 years, 19.6% between 18 and 34 years, 40.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.08%
Uninsured
55.3%
Employer Coverage
17.5%
Medicaid
11.9%
Medicare
8.51%
Non-Group
0.738%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. Charles Parish, LA declined by 7.81% from 6.6% to 6.08%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in St. Charles Parish, LA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 58.2 in St. Charles Parish, LA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.1% in St. Charles Parish, LA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.17% in St. Charles Parish, LA.

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