New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area LA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,265,004
Daytime Population: Workers 612,459
Daytime Population: Residents 677,924
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,290,383
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 1,244,131
Population in Familes 979,484
Population in Group Qrtrs 20,873
Population Density2 395
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $49,877
Average Household Income $72,474
Per Capita Income $28,774


Total Housing Units 588,432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 294,870 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 200,862 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 92,700 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $196,172
Average Home Value $242,411


Total Households 495,732
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 314,312
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.85% 0.85%
Households 0.95% 0.93%
Families 0.64% 0.72%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.28%