Orleans Parish LA Information


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  1. Orleans Parish 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forOrleans Parish (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Louisiana Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Orleans Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 392,887
Population in Households 379,463
Population in Familes 268,840
Population in Group Qrtrs 13,424
Population Density2 2,319
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $38,144
Average Household Income $64,720
Per Capita Income $27,650


Total Housing Units 211,361 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70,061 (33.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 93,868 (44.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 47,432 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $199,552
Average Home Value $294,469


Total Households 163,929
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 85,677
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.63% 0.89%
Households 1.74% 0.96%
Families 1.36% 0.7%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.41%


Orleans Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orleans Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 3 97th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 5 95th
Median Household Income # 41 38th
Per Capita Income # 8 89th

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