2020 Census Information


Joseph S. Yenni Building
1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Suite 601
Jefferson, LA 70123
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Planning Main Line      (504) 736-6320
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Jefferson Parish was the second largest parish in Louisiana at the 2020 census.

Key Points - Between 2010 and 2020:                                                                

  • Jefferson Parish's overall population increased by 8,229 people (1.9%).
  • Elmwood had the highest rate of population growth (21.9%).
  • Metairie had the largest absolute population growth (5,026 people).  

2020 Population by Area and Race/Ethnicity Non-Hispanic/Latino  
Area Total Pop. White Black Other Hispanic/
Latino*
Parish wide 440,781 208,385 115,900 37,439 79,057
Eastbank 248,944 142,104 35,987 19,291 51,562
Municipalities 75,564 34,007 14,657 6,142 20,758
Harahan 9,116 7,421 382 496 817
Kenner 66,448 26,586 14,275 5,646 19,941
Designated Places 173,380 108,097 21,330 13,149 30,804
Elmwood 5,649 2,781 1,582 746 540
Jefferson 10,633 6,281 2,317 586 1,449
Metairie 143,507 89,070 15,827 11,166 27,444
River Ridge 13,591 9,965 1,604 651 1,371
Westbank 191,837 66,281 79,913 18,148 27,495
Municipalities 29,196 14,723 8,220 2,035 4,218
Grand Isle 1,005 929 2 44 30
Gretna 17,814 7,347 5,872 1,259 3,336
Jean Lafitte 1,809 1,491 20 206 92
Westwego 8,568 4,956 2,326 526 760
Designated Places 143,157 44,281 64,118 13,366 21,392
Avondale 4,582 1,894 1,444 689 555
Barataria 1,057 891 43 82 41
Bridge City 7,219 1,982 3,128 433 1,676
Estelle 17,952 8,470 4,985 1,983 2,514
Harvey 22,236 6,489 9,705 2,325 3,717
Lafitte 1,014 820 8 127 59
Marrero 32,382 10,330 16,230 3,046 2,776
Terrytown 25,278 6,518 9,660 2,088 7,012
Timberlane 10,364 3,888 3,651 1,361 1,464
Waggaman 9,835 2,302 6,355 464 714
Woodmere 11,238 697 8,909 768 864
Unincorporated Areas 19,484 7,277 7,575 2,747 1,885
Source: 2020 US Decennial Census, Redistricting Data table P2. See "Definition-Assumption" worksheet for data source definitions.
*Refers to respondents of Hispanic/Latino origin, who can identify as any race; Census uses Hispanic/Latino as an ethnicity, not a race.