Saint Charles Parish

St. Charles Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Hahnville. The most populous community is Luling.
The parish was formed in 1807, following the Louisiana Purchase by the United States in 1803. It was originally part of the German Coast, an area along the east bank of the Mississippi River that was settled by numerous German pioneers in the 1720s. This was historically an area of sugarcane plantations.
The parish includes territory on both sides of the river.

Population & More

Population: 53,100

Median Household Income: $ 69,019

Persons in poverty: 11.1 %

High school graduate: 90.0 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.3 %

Persons without health insurance: 7.2 %

Households: 19,212

Number of Companies: 4,349

Men owned firms: 2,096

Women owned firms: 1,679

Veterans: 2,753

Cities & Zip Codes: Des Allemands, 70030 - Ama, 70031 - Boutte, 70039 - Destrehan, 70047 - Edgard, 70049 - Hahnville, 70057 - La Place, 70068 - Luling, 70070 - Norco, 70079 - Paradis, 70080 - Saint Rose, 70087 - New Sarpy, 70087.