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New Orleans
  • City in Louisiana

New Orleans Residents

New Orleans Residents Overview

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
390,845
Unemployment Rate
5%
Poverty Rate
23.6%
Non-Citizens
2.9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 53 responses
  • Friendly
    53%
  • Eccentric
    21%
  • Stay to themselves
    11%
  • Family oriented
    8%
  • Closed off
    4%
  • Nosy
    2%
  • Progressive
    2%

New Orleans Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    59%
  • White
    31%
  • Hispanic
    5%
  • Asian
    3%
  • Two or more races
    2%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    53%
  • Male
    47%
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    14%

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Income

Median Household Income
$41,604
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    34%
  • $25-$44k
    19%
  • $45-$74k
    18%
  • $75-$149k
    19%
  • $150k+
    11%
Median Individual Income
$26,095
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    33%
  • $15-$34k
    28%
  • $35-$64k
    22%
  • $65k+
    17%

Community

Poll
65%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 60 responses
Poll
49%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted. 57 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 43 responses
  • Know your surroundings
    33%
  • Go on a fun adventure every weekend!
    30%
  • Enjoying having alot of time alone
    7%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    7%
  • New Orleans is much more than the French Quarter.
    7%
  • Enjoy free parking to the ferry!
    5%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    5%

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