All Orleans Parish population data above are from the US Census Bureau.
With 391,495 people, Orleans Parish is the 3rd most populated county in the state of Louisiana out of 64 counties. But watch out, Orleans Parish, because Caddo Parish with 248,851 people and St. Tammany Parish with 253,602 people are right behind you.
The largest Orleans Parish racial/ethnic groups are Black (59.0%) followed by White (30.8%) and Hispanic (5.5%).
In 2015, the median household income of Orleans Parish residents was $36,792. Orleans Parish households made slightly more than Richland Parish households ($36,421) and St. Helena Parish households ($35,437) . However, 27.0% of Orleans Parish residents live in poverty.
The median age for Orleans Parish residents is 35.4 years young.
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The population data for Orleans Parish are from the Census 2000, Census 2010, the Census' American Community Survey 2015 5-year estimates and the Census' 2016 Population Estimates. The demographic data for Caddo Parish, Richland Parish, St. Helena Parish, and St. Tammany Parish are the most current, comparable demographics available from the US Census Bureau, are from the American Community Survey 2015 5-year estimates, and were downloaded on December 2016. Check out our FAQ section for more details.
The District of Columbia Starter Report, shown on the left, will give you a good idea of what to expect in a Starter Report. The Orleans Parish, LA report will have the same data, charts & graphs as this sample.
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