Destrehan is a somewhat small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 11,527 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Destrehan is the 42nd largest community in Louisiana.
Destrehan real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Destrehan house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns, Destrehan isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Destrehan are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Destrehan is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Destrehan who work in office and administrative support (15.46%), sales jobs (11.49%), and management occupations (7.76%).
Also of interest is that Destrehan has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
As is often the case in a small town, Destrehan doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Destrehan citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.92% of adults in Destrehan have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Destrehan in 2010 was $32,489, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $129,956 for a family of four. However, Destrehan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Destrehan is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Destrehan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Destrehan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Destrehan include German, Italian, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Destrehan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.