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Saint Charles Parish, LA
The parish was named for an ecclesiastical district.

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Saint Charles Parish is one of 64 parishes in Louisiana.

The parish is in the New Orleans metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 50,073. This was an increase of  4.16% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$45,139
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Saint Charles Parish demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Saint Charles Parish was $25,202. This was an increase of 11.9% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 82% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Hahnville
Due to the large numbers of German-speaking immigrants who settled here in the 18th century, Saint Charles Parish - along with Saint John the Baptist Parish - was called the "German Coast."

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12% of Saint Charles Parish residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Saint Charles Parish ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Saint Charles Parish include Bayou Gauche Cemetery, Green Hill Cemetery, Holy Rosary Cemetery, Jefferson Memorial Gardens, Montz Cemetery, Saint Charles Cemetery, Saint Charles Cemetery, Saint Gertrude Cemetery, Saint Marys Cemetery, Shell Mound Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Saint Charles Parish include Ama, Boutte, Des Allemands, Destrehan, Good Hope, Hahnville, Killona, Luling, New Sarpy, Norco ... View communities

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School districts in Saint Charles Parish include Saint Charles Parish Schools Board ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries in Saint Charles Parish include East Regional Branch, Hahnville Branch, Norco Branch, Saint Charles Parish Library ... View libraries

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Saint Charles Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Saint Charles Parish political report.

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Hotels in Saint Charles Parish include Best Western, Comfort Inn Luling, Ramada, Ramada Inn

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