Jefferson Parish, LA has a population of 436,523 people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $49,678. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Jefferson Parish, LA grew from 436,275 to 436,523, a 0.06% increase and its median household income grew from $49,576 to $49,678, a 0.21% increase.
The population of Jefferson Parish, LA is 53% White, 26.3% Black, and 14.5% Hispanic. 17.7% of the people in Jefferson Parish, LA speak a non-English language, and 92.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jefferson Parish, LA are Blue Cliff College-Metairie, with 458 graduates, Eastern College of Health Vocations-New Orleans, with 152 graduates, and Unitech Training Academy-Metairie, with 139 graduates.
The median property value in Jefferson Parish, LA is $173,900, and the homeownership rate is 58.6%. Most people in Jefferson Parish, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Jefferson Parish, LA is 2 cars per household.
Jefferson Parish, LA is the 2nd most populated county in Louisiana and borders Lafourche Parish, LA; Orleans Parish, LA; Plaquemines Parish, LA; St. Charles Parish, LA; St. John the Baptist Parish, LA; and St. Tammany Parish, LA& 1 more.