New Orleans, LA
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New Orleans Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

New Orleans Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
391,495

Age

PEOPLE OF Louisiana DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.09
5 To 17 14.47
18 To 24 10.20
25 To 34 18.45
35 To 54 25.61
55 To 64 13.04
65 Years And Over 12.15

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 6.9
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 85.7
COLLEGE GRADUATES 36.2

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
New Orleans 28444 25427.862281672198 #EE2025
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
New Orleans 37488 18069.755395683453 #EE2025
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
26.2%

Employment Industries in New Orleans

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 14.0
Accommodation 13.2
Education 12.3
Retail 9.7
Professional, scientific, and technical services 8.1
Public Service 5.2
Construction 5.1
Other 4.9
Administration 4.2
Transportation 4.2
Manufacturing 3.9
Arts 3.9
Finance 2.8
Information Technology 2.3
Real estate 2.2


Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 30.6
Black Or African American 59.3
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 2.9
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.6
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 5.5

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 6.5
French 6.0
Irish 5.8
English 4.2
Italian 4.2
African 3.7
Scottish 1.1
Polish 0.9
European 0.8
Scots-Irish 0.6
Russian 0.5
French Canadian 0.5
Dutch 0.4
British 0.4
Norwegian 0.3
Welsh 0.3
Acadian/Cajun 0.3
Swedish 0.3
Greek 0.2
Hungarian 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 91.1
Spanish 4.2
Vietnamese 1.7
French 1.1
Chinese 0.3
Langs. of India 0.3
German/Yiddish 0.2
African languages 0.2
Portuguese 0.1
Arabic 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Other Asian languages 0.1
Korean 0.1
French Creole 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1
Russian 0.0
Persian 0.0
Greek 0.0
Japanese 0.0

Foreign Born New Orleans Residents:
5.9%