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St. James County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 241.5 square miles
Population Density 91.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 21,752
Population change -1.6%
Under 5 years of age 6.4%
Under 18 24.2%
65 and over 14.4%
Females 51.4%
White 49.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.7
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 0.7%
Black or African American 49.4%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 83%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 13%
Veterans 1,347
Households and Housing
Households 7,786
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 94.4%
Median household income $55,443
The per capita income $24,930
Live below the poverty line. 16.4%
housing units 8,618
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $125,000
Residents owning their homes. 81.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,375
Women-owned firms 40.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 40.3%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $162,938
Retail sales per capita $7,669
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0