St. Charles Parish, LA

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2020 Population
52,856
0.157% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
38
0.264% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
11.2%
0.52% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$68,113
1.31% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$205,600
1.93% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, St. Charles Parish, LA had a population of 52.9k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $68,113. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of St. Charles Parish, LA grew from 52,773 to 52,856, a 0.157% increase and its median household income declined from $69,019 to $68,113, a −1.31% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. Charles Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (26.3%), White (Hispanic) (3.54%), Other (Hispanic) (1.79%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.74%).

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.

98.7% 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 2020, the median property value in St. Charles Parish, LA was $205,600, and the homeownership rate was 80.5%.

Most people in St. Charles Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Charles Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

St. Charles Parish, LA is home to a population of 52.9k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.66% of St. Charles Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (1.93k people).

In 2020, there were 2.45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.1k people) in St. Charles Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.87k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2020 Citizenship
98.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.7% of St. Charles Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in St. Charles Parish, LA was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in St. Charles Parish, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    34.1k ± 293
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    13.9k ± 182
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.87k ± 364
6.24%
Hispanic Population
3.3k people

In 2020, there were 2.45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.1k people) in St. Charles Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.87k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.24% of the people in St. Charles Parish, LA are hispanic (3.3k 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

3.66%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.93k people
3.27%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.73k people

As of 2020, 3.66% of St. Charles Parish, LA residents (1.93k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in St. Charles Parish, LA was 3.27%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    760 ± 244
  2. Vietnam
    511 ± 143
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    443 ± 190

St. Charles Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of St. Charles Parish, LA employs 24.6k people. The largest industries in St. Charles Parish, LA are Manufacturing (2,926 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,755 people), and Educational Services (2,270 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($85,526), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,344), and Utilities ($73,281).

Occupations

24.6k
2020 Value
± 1,317
0.401%
1 Year growth
± 7.04%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in St. Charles Parish, LA grew at a rate of 0.401%, from 24.5k employees to 24.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. Charles Parish, LA, are Management Occupations (2,883 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,642 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,416 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

24.6k
2020 Value
± 1,317
0.401%
1 Year growth
± 7.04%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in St. Charles Parish, LA grew at a rate of 0.401%, from 24.5k employees to 24.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. Charles Parish, LA, are Manufacturing (2,926 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,755 people), and Educational Services (2,270 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

$54,719
Median earning men ± $4,190
$38,171
Median earning women ± $2,897

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($91,500), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,357), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($66,509).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Manufacturing ($54,954), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,144), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,750).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $49.3B
  2. $48.1B
  3. $37.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $49.3B, followed by Fuel oils ($48.1B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($37.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Louisiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$380B
2020 Value in Louisiana
$689B
Projected 2050 Value in Louisiana
81% growth

In 2020, total outbound Louisiana trade was $380B. This is expected to increase 81% to $689B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Louisiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $43.9B
  2. $24.1B
  3. $7.47B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $43.9B, followed by Mississippi with $24.1B and Illinois and $7.47B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Louisiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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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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

The graph shows the evolution of awarded degrees by degrees. Under the paragraphs, the average number of awarded degrees by university in each degree is shown.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.829% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.761% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.21M), Some college (825k), and Secondary Education (634k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in St. Charles Parish, LA was $205,600 in 2020, which is 0.895 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $201,700 to $205,600, a 1.93% increase. The homeownership rate in St. Charles Parish, LA is 80.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in St. Charles Parish, LA have an average commute time of 28.7 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 $68,113. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in St. Charles Parish, LA was Census Tract 623.01 with a value of $120,336, followed by Census Tract 601 and Census Tract 631, with respective values of $97,708 and $97,009.

Property

$205,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$10,819
$15,539
Median Property Taxes
±$984

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.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in St. Charles Parish, LA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

80.5%
Homeownership
2020
68.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 80.5% of the housing units in St. Charles Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined 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 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in St. Charles Parish, LA was Census Tract 623.01 with a value of $120,336, followed by Census Tract 601 and Census Tract 631, with respective values of $97,708 and $97,009.

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

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$68,113
Median Household Income
± $4,274
19.3k
Number of Households
± 1,150

In 2020, the median household income of the 19.3k households in St. Charles Parish, LA declined from $68,113 from the previous year's value of $69,019.

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.
0.465
2020 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2019 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2020, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.341% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (86.3%)
  2. Carpooled (6.97%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.73%)

In 2020, 86.3% of workers in St. Charles Parish, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.97%) and those who worked at home (4.73%).

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

28.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. Charles Parish, LA have a longer commute time (28.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.17% 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

11.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. Charles Parish, LA (5.83k out of 52.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

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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93.4% of the population of St. Charles Parish, LA has health coverage, with 53.9% on employee plans, 17.9% on Medicaid, 11.5% on Medicare, 9.36% on non-group plans, and 0.788% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Louisiana was $7,815 in 2014. This is a 4.38% increase from the previous year ($7,487).

Primary care physicians in St. Charles Parish, LA see 2783 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.02% decrease from the previous year (2930 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2124 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 699 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Louisiana, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,783 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 2,783 patients per year. This represents a 5.02% decrease from the previous year (2,930 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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Louisiana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.5% under 18 years, 20.1% between 18 and 34 years, 40.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

6.57%
Uninsured
53.9%
Employer Coverage
17.9%
Medicaid
11.5%
Medicare
9.36%
Non-Group
0.788%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. Charles Parish, LA declined by 8.14% from 7.15% to 6.57%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 48.2 in St. Charles Parish, LA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, 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 41.7% in St. Charles Parish, LA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.82% in St. Charles Parish, LA.

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