St. Landry Parish, LA Demographics

The total population of St. Landry Parish is estimated to be 82,574 with 40,045 males (48.50%) and 42,529 females (51.50%). There are 2,484 more females than males in St. Landry Parish.
The median household income in St. Landry Parish was $44,391 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 1,908(4.12%) from $46,299 in 2020. This income is 59.50% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, St. Landry Parish sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $47,826. Overall, the median household income for the county of St. Landry Parish stands at $41,976.
In St. Landry Parish, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $31,701 for males and $20,284 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $50,572 for males and $32,364 for females.
In St. Landry Parish, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Some Other Race households have the highest median household income at $76,024, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $29,892.
In 2022, the population of St. Landry Parish was 81,773, a 0.62% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, St. Landry Parish's population was 82,283, a decline of 0.02% compared to a population of 82,302 in 2020.
The median age in St. Landry Parish, LA is 37.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 22.29% were under the age of 15, 19.18% aged 15 to 29, 42.47% aged 30 to 64, 14.23% aged 65 to 84, and 1.83% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of St. Landry Parish population: 54.97% are White, 40.59% are Black or African American, 0.14% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.55% are Asian, 0.21% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.69% are some other race and 2.85% are multiracial.