Estelle is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 16,377 at the 2010 census. It is part of the New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Estelle is located at 29°50′51″N 90°6′29″W / 29.84750°N 90.10806°W / 29.84750; -90.10806 (29.847527, -90.108117). It is bordered to the north by Marrero and to the east by Woodmere. It is 12 miles (19 km) by highway or 7 miles (11 km) in a straight line southwest of downtown New Orleans.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.02 square miles (13.01 km), of which 0.01 square miles (0.02 km), or 0.18%, are water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 15,880 people, 5,012 households, and 4,360 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,141.6 people per square mile (1,214.1/km²). There were 5,124 housing units at an average density of 1,013.7 per square mile (391.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 75.33% White, 16.79% African American, 0.82% Native American, 3.31% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.90% from other races, and 1.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.20% of the population.
There were 5,012 households out of which 48.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.4% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.0% were non-families. 10.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.17 and the average family size was 3.37.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 5.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.3 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $45,293, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $34,476 versus $21,880 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $16,586. About 8.2% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.