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St. Mary Parish

Population: 49,348

Median Household Income: $ 40,485

Persons in poverty: 23.8 %

High school graduate: 82.8 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.2 %

Persons without health insurance: 11.1 %

Households: 19,856

Number of Companies: 4,878

Men owned firms: 2,497

Women owned firms: 1,610

Veterans: 2,114

St. Mary Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 54,650. The parish seat is Franklin. The parish was created in 1811. St. Mary Parish comprises the Morgan City, LA Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Lafayette-Opelousas-Morgan City, LA Combined Statistical Area.