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St. Mary County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 555.4 square miles
Population Density 98.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 53,543
Population change -2%
Under 5 years of age 6.8%
Under 18 24.7%
65 and over 14%
Females 50.5%
White 61.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 6.2
Asian 1.7%
Two or more races 1.8%
Black or African American 32.7%
Native American 1.9%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 73%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.8%
Veterans 3,574
Households and Housing
Households 20,092
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.1%
Median household income $41,571
The per capita income $21,313
Live below the poverty line. 21%
housing units 23,018
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $88,800
Residents owning their homes. 69.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 4,409
Women-owned firms 18.7%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 17.5%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $508,177
Retail sales per capita $9,933
Manufacturers shipments $2,011,102
Merchant wholesaler sales $0