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St. Tammany County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 845.6 square miles
Population Density 276.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 242,333
Population change 3.7%
Under 5 years of age 5.8%
Under 18 24.8%
65 and over 14.4%
Females 51.4%
White 84.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.2
Asian 1.4%
Two or more races 1.6%
Black or African American 12%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 30.1%
Veterans 19,810
Households and Housing
Households 87,518
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.5%
Median household income $60,799
The per capita income $30,363
Live below the poverty line. 10.6%
housing units 97,369
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $194,500
Residents owning their homes. 78%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 23,681
Women-owned firms 26.2%
Asian-owned firms 1.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 3.2%
Black-owned firms 5.9%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $3,481,120
Retail sales per capita $15,382
Manufacturers shipments $436,331
Merchant wholesaler sales $2,363,173