Saint Charles Parish
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 %
Number of Companies: 4,349
Men owned firms: 2,096
Women owned firms: 1,679
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.