St. James Parish

St. James Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Convent. The parish was created in 1807. St. James Parish is a part of the New Orleans–Metairie, Louisiana metropolitan statistical area, sitting between New Orleans and Baton Rouge on the Mississippi River.

Population & More

Population: 21,096

Median Household Income: $ 51,603

Persons in poverty: 16.6 %

High school graduate: 85.4 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.3 %

Persons without health insurance: 8 %

Households: 7,719

Number of Companies: 1,569

Men owned firms: 767

Women owned firms: 680

Veterans: 809

Cities & Zip Codes: VACHERIE, 70090 - PAULINA, 70763 - GRAMERCY, 70052 - BELLE ROSE, 70341 - LUTCHER, 70071 - SORRENTO, 70778 - GARYVILLE, 70051 - SAINT JAMES, 70086 - CONVENT, 70723 - HESTER, 70743 - UNCLE SAM, 70792