Saint Charles Parish

Saint Charles Parish, Louisiana

15045 River Rd
Hahnville, LA 70057
Phone: (985) 783-5000
Fax: (985) 783-2067
www.st-charles.la.us

In southeastern LA, southwest of New Orleans; organized Mar 31, 1807 (prior to statehood) from German Coast Parish. Name Origin: For Saint Charles Borromeo (1538-84), founder of the order of the Oblates of Saint Ambrose

Area (sq mi):: 410.16 (land 283.64; water 126.52) Population per square mile: 178.50
Population 2005: 50,633 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 5.30%; 1990-2000 13.30% Population 2000: 48,072 (White 70.50%; Black or African American 25.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.80%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $19,054; median household $45,139; Population below poverty level: 11.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,210-$26,470
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 26.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 54.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Major organization : SAINT CHARLES PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
Company marks new store opening with $1,000 donation to Saint Charles Parish Public School Board
At the ribbon-cutting ceremony, Rent-A-Center is contributing $1,000 to the Saint Charles Parish Public School Board.