Schriever is a census-designated place (CDP) in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 5,880 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Houma–Bayou Cane–Thibodaux Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The place name was for railroad official John George Schriever (1844-1898), in connection with the 1870s opening of the rail line to Houma.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 14.4 square miles (37.4 km2), of which 14.4 square miles (37.2 km2) is land and 0.1 square mile (0.2 km2) (0.42%) is water.
Amtrak's Sunset Limited train has a stop in Schriever.
As of the census of 2000, there were 5,880 people, 2,000 households, and 1,581 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 409.3 people per square mile (158.0/km2). There were 2,127 housing units at an average density of 148.1 per square mile (57.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 73.08% White, 24.13% African American, 0.94% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.46% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.34% of the population.
There were 2,000 households, out of which 41.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.0% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.9% were non-families.