Metairie, LA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Metairie, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
138,511
Unemployment
3.8%
Poverty
11.4%
Median Home
$247,300
Median Income
$60,355
Median Rent
$969

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 91 100
Services 106 98 100
Groceries 101 97 100
Health 117 97 100
Housing 110 83 100
Transportation 99 93 100
Utilities 74 86 100

Rankings for Metairie in Louisiana

Map Of Metairie, LA

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Population over time in Metairie

Year Population % Change
2020 138,511 -3.5%
2019 143,481 -0.9%
2018 144,822 0.0%
2017 144,772 1.4%
2016 142,715 1.9%
2015 140,074 0.6%
2014 139,279 0.7%
2013 138,369 0.3%
2012 137,918 1.5%
2011 135,882 -

Race / Ethnicity in Metairie

White
69.7% (96,482)
African American
9.4% (13,014)
American Indian
0.2% (282)
Asian
3.9% (5,383)
Hawaiian
0.0% (30)
Other
0.4% (511)
Two Or More
1.3% (1,864)
Hispanic
15.1% (20,945)
Race Metairie LA USA
White 69.7% 58.3% 60.1%
African American 9.4% 31.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 3.9% 1.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.3% 2.0% 2.8%
Hispanic 15.1% 5.2% 18.2%

Gender in Metairie

Female
52.1% (72,110)
Male
47.9% (66,401)
Gender Metairie LA USA
Female 52.1% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Metairie for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (5,540)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (5,540)
High School / GED
27.0% (37,397)
Some College
21.0% (29,087)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (8,310)
Bachelor's Degree
25.0% (34,627)
Master's Degree
8.0% (11,080)
Professional Degree
4.0% (5,540)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,385)
Education Metairie LA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 25.0% 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% (793,365)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.7% (511,404)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.5% (1,318,541)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.9% (1,510,638)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.1% (1,544,016)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (2,522,010)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.0% (1,663,056)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.8% (2,054,487)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.9% (956,286)
$200,000 or more
7.1% (977,293)
Income Metairie LA USA
Less than $10,000 5.7% 8.9% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.7% 5.5% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.5% 12.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.9% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.1% 12.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 16.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.0% 11.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.8% 13.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.9% 5.3% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 7.1% 4.7% 8.3%

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