St. John the Baptist Parish, LA

County

Add Comparison
2022 Population
41,986
1.68% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.9
0.263% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
14.1%
5.54% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$65,114
7.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$173,200
9.69% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, St. John the Baptist Parish, LA had a population of 42k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $65,114. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of St. John the Baptist Parish, LA declined from 42,704 to 41,986, a −1.68% decrease and its median household income grew from $60,743 to $65,114, a 7.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (55.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (30.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.55%), Other (Hispanic) (2.64%), and White (Hispanic) (2.18%).

None of the households in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.2% of the residents in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA was $173,200, and the homeownership rate was 77.5%.

Most people in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.4 minutes. The average car ownership in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

St. John the Baptist Parish, LA is home to a population of 42k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.96% of St. John the Baptist Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (2.08k people).

In 2022, there were 1.81 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.4k people) in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.9k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.49k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.2%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.2% of St. John the Baptist Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    23.4k ± 565
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    12.9k ± 360
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.49k ± 521
7.29%
Hispanic Population
3.06k people

In 2022, there were 1.81 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.4k people) in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.9k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.49k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.29% of the people in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA are hispanic (3.06k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Foreign-Born Population

4.96%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.08k people
4.15%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.77k people

As of 2022, 4.96% of St. John the Baptist Parish, LA residents (2.08k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA was 4.15%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    555 ± 185
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    403 ± 151
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    359 ± 130

St. John the Baptist Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.38 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Economy

The economy of St. John the Baptist Parish, LA employs 18.1k people. The largest industries in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,348 people), Retail Trade (2,249 people), and Construction (2,019 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($72,941), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($69,375), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($66,250).

Occupations

18.1k
2022 Value
± 1,307
−0.0276%
1 Year decline
± 9.91%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA declined at a rate of −0.0276%, from 18.1k employees to 18.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,983 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,540 people), and Management Occupations (1,496 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of St. John the Baptist Parish, LA.

View Data
Save Image

Unemployment Insurance Claims

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for false.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Louisiana (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industries

18.1k
2022 Value
± 1,307
−0.0276%
1 Year decline
± 9.91%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA declined at a rate of −0.0276%, from 18.1k employees to 18.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,348 people), Retail Trade (2,249 people), and Construction (2,019 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of St. John the Baptist Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image

Median Earnings by Industry

$54,167
Median earning men ± $5,031
$31,726
Median earning women ± $2,514

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($90,204), Manufacturing ($73,797), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,080).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($46,885), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,016), and Public Administration ($42,750).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industry Sector

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Louisiana.
Y-Axis
1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.94M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Louisiana.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 318
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 225
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 141
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

View Data
Save Image

Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in St. John the Baptist County, LA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (35.2%), followed by Other (0.905%).

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing the state of Louisiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Louisiana

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Louisiana.
Bill Cassidy
Senator from Louisiana2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
John Kennedy
Senator from Louisiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing Louisiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Louisiana over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

US Representatives from Louisiana

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Louisiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

The graph shows the evolution of awarded degrees by degrees. Under the paragraphs, the average number of awarded degrees by university in each degree is shown.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Educational Pyramid

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Louisiana.
Measure

In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.811% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Educational Attainment

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Louisiana.
Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Some college (811k), and Secondary Education (604k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA was $173,200 in 2022, which is 0.614 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $157,900 to $173,200, a 9.69% increase. The homeownership rate in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA is 77.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA have an average commute time of 28.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA is $65,114. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA was Census Tract 704 with a value of $102,653, followed by Census Tract 701 and Census Tract 702, with respective values of $97,083 and $72,130.

Property

$173,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,397
$11,808
Median Property Taxes
±$868

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In St. John the Baptist Parish, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

77.5%
Homeownership
2022
69.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.5% of the housing units in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.9%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.
Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 704
  2. Census Tract 701
  3. Census Tract 702

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA was Census Tract 704 with a value of $102,653, followed by Census Tract 701 and Census Tract 702, with respective values of $97,083 and $72,130.

The following map shows all of the tracts in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$65,114
Median Household Income
± $5,713
15.2k
Number of Households
± 1,096

In 2022, the median household income of the 15.2k households in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA grew to $65,114 from the previous year's value of $60,743.

The following chart displays the households in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for St. John the Baptist Parish, LA is from Louisiana.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.313% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Louisiana across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (86.7%)
  2. Carpooled (6.27%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.99%)

In 2022, 86.7% of workers in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.27%) and those who worked at home (4.99%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

28.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA have a longer commute time (28.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.59% of the workforce in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA have 2 cars.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty & Diversity

14.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA (5.83k out of 41.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

93.2% of the population of St. John the Baptist Parish, LA has health coverage, with 39% on employee plans, 32.7% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 8.29% on non-group plans, and 0.879% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA see 3570 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.806% decrease from the previous year (3599 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2501 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 327 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,570 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA see an average of 3,570 patients per year. This represents a 0.806% decrease from the previous year (3,599 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.8% under 18 years, 20.9% between 18 and 34 years, 38.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Uninsured People

6.79%
Uninsured
39%
Employer Coverage
32.7%
Medicaid
12.4%
Medicare
8.29%
Non-Group
0.879%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA declined by 2.25% from 6.95% to 6.79%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 59.2 in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 40.8% in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.02% in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart