Located just five miles southeast of New Orleans, St. Bernard parish is one of the most historic parishes in Louisiana. Home to the beautiful Lake Bogne to the north, the Mississippi River to the southwest, and the Gulf of Mexico to the east, the parish is surrounded by gorgeous scenic byways, this family-friendly community is known for the hospitality of the local residents, the vibrant events and festivals featuring the best of the parish’s food, arts and culture, and their connection to the history of the region.
ST. BERNARD PARISH QUICK FACTS:
- Total Area: 2,158 square miles
- Population: 46,202
- Median Age: 33.2
- Median Household Income: $43,565