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. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (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
389,617

Age

PEOPLE OF Louisiana DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.22
5 To 17 14.42
18 To 24 10.71
25 To 34 18.16
35 To 54 25.79
55 To 64 12.94
65 Years And Over 11.77

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 7.1
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 85.2
COLLEGE GRADUATES 35.3

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
New Orleans 27721 25587.877254318253 #EE2025
USA 28889 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
New Orleans 36792 18284.57558193712 #EE2025
USA 53657 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
27.0%

Employment Industries in New Orleans

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 14.1
Accommodation 13.4
Education 12.1
Retail 9.5
Professional, scientific, and technical services 8.2
Construction 5.4
Public Service 5.1
Other 4.9
Administration 4.2
Arts 4.1
Transportation 4.0
Manufacturing 4.0
Finance 2.8
Real estate 2.1
Information Technology 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 30.8
Black Or African American 59.0
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 3.0
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Some Other Race Alone 1.5
Two Or More Races 0.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 5.5

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 6.7
French 6.2
Irish 6.0
Italian 4.2
English 4.1
African 2.8
Scottish 1.1
Polish 0.8
European 0.7
Scots-Irish 0.6
Russian 0.5
French Canadian 0.5
Dutch 0.4
Norwegian 0.4
Welsh 0.3
British 0.3
Swedish 0.3
Acadian/Cajun 0.3
Greek 0.2
Hungarian 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 90.9
Spanish 4.3
Vietnamese 1.8
French 1.1
Chinese 0.3
German 0.2
African languages 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
Italian 0.1
Other Asian languages 0.1
Hindi 0.1
Korean 0.1
Indic languages 0.1
Arabic 0.1
French Creole 0.1
Greek 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Japanese 0.1
Persian 0.0
Slavic languages 0.0

Foreign Born New Orleans Residents:
5.9%