saint james Parish, Louisiana 

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Population

20,727

-2.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

9.0%

Median Income

$53,259

Median Home Price

$137,800

Median Age

38.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

3.0 / 8.1

summer / winter

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Large city complex - Southeast Louisiana on the Mississippi Delta south of Lake Pontchartrain. October, April and November are the most pleasant months in St. James Parish, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
State: Louisiana
County: St. James Parish
Metro Area: No Metro Area
City: South Vacherie, Gramercy, 13 total
Zip Codes: 70090 70763 70052 70071 70086 70723 70743
Cost of Living: -10.4% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level
saint james, LA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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Cons
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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in St. James County is 9.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. St. James County jobs have increased by 1.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, St. James County's cost of living is 10.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare St. James County's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, St. James parish remained Democratic, 51.7% to 47.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
St. James County's population is 20,727 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 2.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in St. James County is Real Estate: $137,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.3%.

SCHOOLS
St. James County public schools spend $17,976 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.4 students per teacher in St. James County. More Education



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Housing Market in saint james

It's a good time to buy in St. James. Home Appreciation is up 4.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in St. James is $137,800.
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ZIP CODES IN SAINT JAMES PARISH, LOUISIANA
70090 70763 70052 70071 70086 70723 70743

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