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Eden Isle, Louisiana

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Eden Isle, Louisiana is located in Louisiana
Eden Isle, Louisiana
Eden Isle, Louisiana
Location in Louisiana
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish St. Tammany
Area
 • Total 5.01 sq mi (12.98 km2)
 • Land 3.04 sq mi (7.87 km2)
 • Water 1.98 sq mi (5.12 km2)
Elevation
7 ft (2 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 7,782
 • Density 2,562.40/sq mi (989.42/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 985
FIPS code 22-22722

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. It is part of the New OrleansMetairieKenner Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

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).

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.

The area was devastated after 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.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 6,261
2010 7,041 12.5%
2020 7,782 10.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Eden Isle racial composition
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.

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