Metairie, LA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Metairie, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
142,135
Unemployment
3.7%
Poverty
11.8%
Median Home
$236,900
Median Income
$59,346
Median Rent
$952

Metairie SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Metairie, LA Cost Of Living

102
Metairie's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Metairie Louisiana National Average
Overall 102 92 100
Services 98 96 100
Groceries 103 98 100
Health 117 98 100
Housing 111 81 100
Transportation 104 99 100
Utilities 80 88 100

Rankings for Metairie in Louisiana

Map Of Metairie, LA

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Population over time in Metairie

Year Population % Change
2019 142,135 -0.9%
2018 143,481 -0.9%
2017 144,822 0.0%
2016 144,772 1.4%
2015 142,715 1.9%
2014 140,074 0.6%
2013 139,279 0.7%
2012 138,369 0.3%
2011 137,918 1.5%
2010 135,882 -

Race / Ethnicity in Metairie

White
69.2% (98,404)
African American
9.7% (13,764)
American Indian
0.1% (188)
Asian
3.9% (5,583)
Hawaiian
0.0% (20)
Other
0.3% (453)
Two Or More
1.2% (1,683)
Hispanic
15.5% (22,040)
Race Metairie LA USA
White 69.2% 58.7% 60.7%
African American 9.7% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 3.9% 1.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 15.5% 5.1% 18.0%

Gender in Metairie

Female
51.6% (73,368)
Male
48.4% (68,767)
Gender Metairie LA USA
Female 51.6% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Metairie for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (5,685)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (7,106)
High School / GED
28.0% (39,797)
Some College
21.0% (29,848)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (7,106)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (34,112)
Master's Degree
8.0% (11,370)
Professional Degree
4.0% (5,685)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,421)
Education Metairie LA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Metairie, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
5.7% (813,570)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.0% (563,515)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.6% (1,505,556)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.3% (1,325,792)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.8% (1,817,116)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.2% (2,439,286)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.0% (1,699,331)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.1% (2,151,948)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.0% (998,084)
$200,000 or more
6.3% (899,297)
Income Metairie LA USA
Less than $10,000 5.7% 9.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.0% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.6% 12.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.3% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.8% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.2% 16.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.0% 11.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.1% 12.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.0% 5.0% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 6.3% 4.6% 7.7%

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