Eden Isle, Louisiana

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Eden Isle, Louisiana
Eden Isles
Eden Isle, Louisiana is located in Louisiana
Eden Isle, Louisiana
Eden Isle, Louisiana
Location of Eden Isle in Louisiana
Coordinates: 30°13′27″N 89°48′01″W / 30.22417°N 89.80028°W / 30.22417; -89.80028Coordinates: 30°13′27″N 89°48′01″W / 30.22417°N 89.80028°W / 30.22417; -89.80028
CountryUnited States
ParishSt. Tammany
 • Total5.01 sq mi (12.98 km2)
 • Land3.04 sq mi (7.87 km2)
 • Water1.98 sq mi (5.12 km2)
7 ft (2 m)
 • Total7,782
 • Density2,562.40/sq mi (989.42/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code985
FIPS code22-22722

Eden Isle is a census-designated place (CDP) in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States, on the northeast shore of Lake Pontchartrain. The population was 7,041 at the 2010 census.[2] It is part of the New OrleansMetairieKenner Metropolitan Statistical Area. The area is a residential community with homes built on a system of canals connecting to eastern Lake Pontchartrain, which also includes businesses along the Interstate-10 corridor as well as restaurants and marina services within the residential section.


Eden Isle is located at 30°13′27″N 89°48′1″W / 30.22417°N 89.80028°W / 30.22417; -89.80028 (30.224116, -89.800390).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.2 square miles (10.8 km2), of which 3.2 square miles (8.4 km2) is land and 0.97 square miles (2.5 km2), or 22.82%, is water.[4]

The area was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005.

Originally, the land was a marsh with a canal and levee bordering a pine forest behind Salmen High School and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and School. The marsh was drained and filled over a period of several years prior to the development of the community.


Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

2020 census[edit]

Eden Isle racial composition[6]
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 5,778 74.25%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 862 11.08%
Native American 27 0.35%
Asian 320 4.11%
Pacific Islander 3 0.04%
Other/Mixed 313 4.02%
Hispanic or Latino 479 6.16%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 7,782 people, 3,225 households, and 2,105 families residing in the CDP.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 6,261 people, 2,761 households, and 1,860 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,838.9 people per square mile (711.0/km2). There were 3,206 housing units at an average density of 941.6 per square mile (364.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.15% White, 2.64% African American, 0.53% Native American, 2.19% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.32% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.44% of the population.

There were 2,761 households, out of which 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 25.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 17.8% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 36.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $53,811, and the median income for a family was $71,083. Males had a median income of $50,417 versus $34,712 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $31,798. About 6.9% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.4% of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 20, 2022.
  2. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Eden Isle CDP, Louisiana". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 21, 2012.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Eden Isle CDP, Louisiana". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 21, 2012.
  5. ^ U.S. Decennial Census; census.gov
  6. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2021-12-28.
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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