St. John the Baptist Parish

Reserve, LA: What you need to know

On the east bank of the Mississippi River is Reserve, a city with one of the lowest costs of living in Louisiana. Homes sell for as little as $100,000, and the community has a robust cuisine scene thanks to restaurants such as Pirogue’s Café and Connie’s Grill that prepare authentic Cajun and Creole seafood dishes. Reserve is only 30 miles from New Orleans and five miles from Lake Pontchartrain, and residents have convenient access to Interstates 10 and 55.


Reserve, LA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 9,615
Median Age 37
Median Household Income $49,137
Median Home Price $119,000

Reserve, LA Demographics

Median Population in Reserve, LA

Median Age 36.6%
Age 18 Over 72.3%
Age 21 Over 68.8%
Age 62 Over 16.9%
Age 65 Over 13.2%

Race in Reserve, LA

  Ethnicity White 39.1%
  Ethnicity Black 58.5%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 5.2%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 1.2%

Population By Gender in Reserve, LA

  Male 48.9%
  Female 51.1%

Language in Reserve, LA

  English Only 94.5%
  English Other 5.5%

Economics in Reserve, LA

  Median Household Income $49,137
  Median Home Price $119,000
  Homes Owned 18.7%
  Homes Rent 81.3%
  Median Property Rent $853

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Commute Types in Reserve, LA

  Walked 0%
  Worked at Home 0.8%
  Public Transportation 0.2%
  Other Means 0.9%
  Drove Alone 87.1%
  Carpooled 10.9%

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