Destrehan Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Destrehan, LA

General Destrehan Information

State: Louisiana

County: St Charles Parish

Close cities: Paradis, LA, New Sarpy, LA, Taft, LA, St. Rose, LA, Luling, LA, Hahnville, LA, Norco, LA, Montz, LA, Ama, LA, Boutte, LA

Destrehan Population (census data)
Total 12,166
Male 5,971 (49.1%)
Female 6,195 (50.9%)

Population Density: 1,760 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 85.8 (US Avg is 100)

Destrehan Elevation: 10 feet above sea level

Land Area: 6.91 square miles

Median Household Income: $78,453

Zip Codes: 70047.

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Destrehan Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (81.7%)
  • Black (12.8%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • French (27.6%)
  • German (13.7%)
  • Italian (12.8%)
  • Irish (10.7%)
  • English (6.7%)
  • United States (6.2%)
Foriegn Born: 520 people (4.3%)
  • Latin America (43.5%)
  • Asia (23.9%)
  • North America (10.9%)
  • Europe (10.9%)
  • Africa (10.9%)

Local Destrehan Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints
NBA Basketball: New Orleans Hornets, Houston Rockets
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: Tulane University, University of New Orleans

Destrehan School Information

High Schools
Destrehan High School (#1 Wildcat Lane, Destrehan, LA, 70047 - Saint Charles Parish School Board District)
Middle Schools
Harry M. Hurst Middle School (170 Road Runner Lane, Destrehan, LA, 70047 - Saint Charles Parish School Board District)
Elementary Schools
Ethel Schoeffner Elementary School (140 Plantation Road, Destrehan, LA, 70047 - Saint Charles Parish School Board District)
New Sarpy Elementary School (130 Plantation Road, Destrehan, LA, 70047 - Saint Charles Parish School Board District)
Other/Private Schools
East Bank Head Start (13292 Lane Highway 48, Destrehan, LA, 70047 - Saint Charles Parish School Board District)
New Sarpy Kindergarten Center (130 Plantation Road, Destrehan, LA, 70047 - Saint Charles Parish School Board District)

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