Destrehan, Louisiana 

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Population

10,989

-4.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.0%

Median Income

$70,013

Median Home Price

$251,000

Median Age

40.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

2.3 / 8.2

summer / winter


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Large city complex - Southeast Louisiana on the Mississippi Delta south of Lake Pontchartrain. April, October and November are the most pleasant months in Destrehan, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
State: Louisiana
County: St. Charles County
Metro Area: New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area
City: Destrehan
Zip Codes: 70047
Cost of Living: 0.1% higher
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

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Destrehan, La Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Historic interest
Arts and culture
Entertainment
Cons
Flood risk
Crime rate
Hurricane dislocations

What Bert Has To Say About New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area

Long a complex multi-cultural city crossing a wide range of socio-economic strata, the New Orleans has had its share of problems with crime, education, social infrastructure, and economic health. At the same time, the city exudes a unique cross-cultural charm making it a favorite tourist spot as well as a proud home to many enjoying its arts, unique entertainment profile, and its French-accented Southern grace.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Destrehan is 6.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Destrehan jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Destrehan's cost of living is 0.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Destrehan's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and November are the most pleasant months in Destrehan, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, St. Charles parish remained overwhelmingly Republican, 63.9% to 34.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Destrehan's population is 10,989 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 4.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Destrehan is Real Estate: $251,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.9%.

SCHOOLS
Destrehan public schools spend $17,791 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.7 students per teacher in Destrehan. More Education



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Housing Market in Destrehan

It's a good time to buy in Destrehan. Home Appreciation is up 10.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Destrehan is $251,000.
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Reviews for Destrehan   2 Reviews
More Laid-back Country Feel in Destrehan - 7/27/2008
If you want to avoid the hustle and bustle of New Orleans, then Destrehan is a great place to look. The crime is significantly lower, and the schools are the best in... Read More

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Crime Rate In Destrehan, La. - 3/5/2006
We are being transferred to the New Orleans area and are thinking about buying a home in Destrehan, specifically in Ormand Subdivision. Destrehan is approximately 20... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN DESTREHAN, LOUISIANA
70047

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