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Metairie Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
144,822
Unemployment Rate
3.2%
Poverty Rate
12.4%
Non-Citizens
9.2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 24 responses
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  • Friendly
    67%
  • Somewhat prejudice
    21%
  • Family oriented
    8%
  • Very conservative
    4%

Metairie Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    69%
  • Hispanic
    15%
  • African American
    10%
  • Asian
    4%
  • Two or more races
    1%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%

Income

Median Household Income
$55,221
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    21%
  • $25-$44k
    19%
  • $45-$74k
    22%
  • $75-$149k
    26%
  • $150k+
    12%
Median Individual Income
$31,303
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    24%
  • $15-$34k
    31%
  • $35-$64k
    25%
  • $65k+
    20%

Community

Poll
69%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.26 responses
Poll
48%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted.23 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 17 responses
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  • It is very quiet and clean.
    41%
  • Be advised of crime rates and protection
    24%
  • Get involved in the community
    18%
  • Be open to trying new things.
    12%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    6%
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