St Gabriel, Louisiana

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St Gabriel, Louisiana

Introduction to St.Gabriel, Louisiana

St. Gabriel, Louisiana, in Iberville county, is 12 miles S of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and 64 miles W ofNew Orleans, Louisiana. About 5,514 people live in St. Gabriel.

St.Gabriel History

The city of St. Gabriel is located in Iberville Parish, Louisiana. The city is part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area. St. Gabriel was incorporated as a town in 1994 and gained recognition as a city in 2001. The city was founded by the Acadians after they were expelled from Nova Scotia in the mid 1700s.

St.Gabriel and nearby Attractions

  • Tickfaw State Park
  • Lake Fausse Pointe State Park
  • Magnolia Mound Plantation
  • Louisiana Naval War Memorial
  • Center for Political & Governmental History
  • Louisiana Art & Science Museum

Things To Do In St.Gabriel

Tourists can visit the Tickfaw State Park, which offers facilities for camping, swimming and picnicking. The Louisiana Art and Science Museum is another popular local spot. The Magnolia Mound Plantation is a historical site where tourists can visit to know more about the history of the city.

St.Gabriel Transportation

Air transport is available from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

St.Gabriel Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Louisiana State University, Louisiana Technical College and Nicholls State University.

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High Points

St Gabriel strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Louisiana):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy St Gabriel Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy St Gabriel Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 8% St Gabriel Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of St Gabriel, Louisiana

Comparing St Gabriel to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Louisiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 4 10
Age of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 1 6
People Above Poverty 1 6
Median Family Income 1 5
College Educated Adults 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 8
Public Transportation Use 5 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 5
Working at Home 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Affordability of Rents 10 8
Housing Recently Built 8 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 7
People Living Alone 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 6 7
Low Violent Crime 2 4

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St Gabriel Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles S of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Iberville
Standard Zip Codes 70776
Phone Area Codes 225
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.257
Longitude -91.099

St Gabriel Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.1 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 61 F
Apr Temp 57 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.7 inches
Station BRUSLY 2 W
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 55 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 62.7 inches
Distance 38.9 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 63 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 68.9 inches
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St Gabriel Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 5,514 100%
Male 3,288 59.6%
Female 2,226 40.4%
Under 18 763 13.8%
18+ 4,751 86.2%
65+ 279 5.1%
Median Age 33.4
Average Family Size 3.36
White 1,493 27.1%
African-American 3,969 72%
Asian 18 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 12 0.2%
Mixed Race 18 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 62 1.1%

Estimated St Gabriel Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 5,471
Growth -43
Growth % -0.8%

St Gabriel Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 85.9%
French (except Basque) 4.1%
US/American 3.1%
Irish 1.5%
German 1.5%
French Canadian 1.1%
English 0.7%
Italian 0.6%
African 0.5%
British 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Acadian/Cajun 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, St Gabriel, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Iberville (70776)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
St Gabriel 5,514 $30,859
Addis 2,238 $39,625
Baton Rouge 227,818 $40,266
Brusly 2,020 $55,100
Gonzales 8,156 $43,117
Plaquemine 7,064 $32,971
White Castle 1,946 $24,236
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St Gabriel High Schools (2004)

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3285 HIGHWAY 75
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 475 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.8

6925 HIGHWAY 74
A Special Education School
Serves 15 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.5

7205 HIGHWAY 74
A Special Education School
Serves 4 students.

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