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St. John the Baptist County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 213.1 square miles
Population Density 215.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 43,761
Population change -4.5%
Under 5 years of age 7%
Under 18 25.6%
65 and over 12.1%
Females 50.9%
White 42.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.2
Asian 0.8%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 54.9%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 80%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.5%
Veterans 2,525
Households and Housing
Households 15,440
Persons per household 2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.8%
Median household income $50,635
The per capita income $21,335
Live below the poverty line. 16.1%
housing units 17,527
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $149,900
Residents owning their homes. 77.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,722
Women-owned firms 31.8%
Asian-owned firms 3%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 45%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $454,761
Retail sales per capita $9,492
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $2,540,843