In 2017, St. Mary Parish, LA had a population of 52.6k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $41,345. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of St. Mary Parish, LA declined from 53,053 to 52,578, a -0.895% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,771 to $41,345, a 1.41% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. Mary Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30.9%), White (Hispanic) (4.67%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.58%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.64%). N/A% of the people in St. Mary Parish, LA speak a non-English language, and 96.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in St. Mary Parish, LA are South Central Louisiana Technical College (2,457 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in St. Mary Parish, LA is $97,000, and the homeownership rate is 62.5%. Most people in St. Mary Parish, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Mary Parish, LA is 2 cars per household.