New Orleans, LA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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New Orleans, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
391,249
Unemployment
8.5%
Poverty
23.0%
Median Home
$250,000
Median Income
$43,258
Median Rent
$1,025

New Orleans SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8

New Orleans, LA Crime Report

23,091
Total Crimes
5,863.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
149.95%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
New Orleans
/ 100k People
Louisiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 23,091 5,863.9 3,523.8 2,346.0
Violent Crime 5,215 1,324.3 639.4 387.8
Murder 201 51.0 15.8 6.5
Robbery 1,106 280.9 80.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 3,196 811.6 497.0 279.7
Property Crime 17,876 4,539.6 2,884.4 1,958.2
Burglary 1,994 506.4 510.1 314.2
Larceny 12,358 3,138.3 2,107.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 3,524 894.9 266.9 246.0

New Orleans, LA Cost Of Living

100
New Orleans's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense New Orleans Louisiana National Average
Overall 100 91 100
Services 104 98 100
Groceries 100 97 100
Health 118 97 100
Housing 103 83 100
Transportation 99 93 100
Utilities 76 86 100

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Rankings for New Orleans in Louisiana

Map Of New Orleans, LA

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Population over time in New Orleans

Year Population % Change
2020 391,249 0.4%
2019 389,648 0.4%
2018 388,182 1.4%
2017 382,922 1.6%
2016 376,738 2.2%
2015 368,471 3.2%
2014 357,013 4.6%
2013 341,407 6.2%
2012 321,409 8.8%
2011 295,285 -

Race / Ethnicity in New Orleans

White
30.7% (119,931)
African American
58.6% (229,253)
American Indian
0.1% (492)
Asian
2.9% (11,161)
Hawaiian
0.0% (25)
Other
0.5% (2,091)
Two Or More
1.7% (6,844)
Hispanic
5.5% (21,452)
Race New Orleans LA USA
White 30.7% 58.3% 60.1%
African American 58.6% 31.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 2.9% 1.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.0% 2.8%
Hispanic 5.5% 5.2% 18.2%

Gender in New Orleans

Female
52.7% (205,996)
Male
47.3% (185,252)
Gender New Orleans LA USA
Female 52.7% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.3% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in New Orleans for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (11,737)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (35,212)
High School / GED
23.0% (89,987)
Some College
22.0% (86,074)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (19,562)
Bachelor's Degree
21.0% (82,162)
Master's Degree
11.0% (43,037)
Professional Degree
4.0% (15,649)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (7,824)
Education New Orleans LA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For New Orleans, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
13.4% (5,245,848)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.0% (2,755,214)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.7% (4,980,258)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (4,122,081)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.8% (4,217,350)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.5% (5,671,399)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.6% (3,743,785)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.9% (3,892,122)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.3% (2,073,170)
$200,000 or more
6.2% (2,423,668)
Income New Orleans LA USA
Less than $10,000 13.4% 8.9% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.0% 5.5% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.7% 12.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.8% 12.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.5% 16.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.6% 11.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.9% 13.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.3% 5.3% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 6.2% 4.7% 8.3%

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