In 2020, St. James Parish, LA had a population of 21.1k people with a median age of 39.6 and a median household income of $53,209. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of St. James Parish, LA declined from 21,308 to 21,142, a −0.779% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,603 to $53,209, a 3.11% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. James Parish, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (49.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (48.5%), Other (Hispanic) (0.601%), White (Hispanic) (0.587%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.397%).
None of the households in St. James 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.
99.3% of the residents in St. James Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in St. James Parish, LA was $168,700, and the homeownership rate was 80.7%. Most people in St. James Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.7 minutes. The average car ownership in St. James Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.