Living in New Orleans, LA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

New Orleans, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
390,845
Unemployment
7.9%
Poverty
23.7%
Median Home
$231,500
Median Income
$41,604
Median Rent
$998

New Orleans SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8

New Orleans, LA Crime Report

25,395
Total Crimes
6,437.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
159.91%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
New Orleans
/ 100k People
Louisiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 25,395 6,437.3 3,711.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 4,516 1,144.7 549.3 366.7
Murder 121 30.7 11.7 5.0
Robbery 1,013 256.8 86.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2,608 661.1 402.1 250.2
Property Crime 20,879 5,292.5 3,162.0 2,109.9
Burglary 2,143 543.2 579.0 340.5
Larceny 15,785 4,001.3 2,352.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 2,951 748.0 230.5 219.9

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 92 100
Services 98 96 100
Groceries 103 98 100
Health 117 98 100
Housing 104 81 100
Transportation 104 99 100
Utilities 80 88 100

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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
2019 390,845 0.3%
2018 389,648 0.4%
2017 388,182 1.4%
2016 382,922 1.6%
2015 376,738 2.2%
2014 368,471 3.2%
2013 357,013 4.6%
2012 341,407 6.2%
2011 321,409 8.8%
2010 295,285 -

Race / Ethnicity in New Orleans

White
30.7% (119,866)
African American
58.9% (230,066)
American Indian
0.1% (564)
Asian
2.9% (11,287)
Hawaiian
0.0% (26)
Other
0.4% (1,480)
Two Or More
1.6% (6,143)
Hispanic
5.5% (21,413)
Race New Orleans LA USA
White 30.7% 58.7% 60.7%
African American 58.9% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 2.9% 1.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.5% 5.1% 18.0%

Gender in New Orleans

Female
52.5% (205,332)
Male
47.5% (185,513)
Gender New Orleans LA USA
Female 52.5% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 47.5% 48.9% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
4.0% (15,633)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (39,084)
High School / GED
23.0% (89,894)
Some College
21.0% (82,077)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (19,542)
Bachelor's Degree
21.0% (82,077)
Master's Degree
10.0% (39,084)
Professional Degree
4.0% (15,633)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (7,816)
Education New Orleans LA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 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
14.4% (5,623,102)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.7% (3,000,343)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.2% (4,773,665)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.3% (4,030,694)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.5% (4,507,121)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.2% (5,561,103)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.8% (3,448,310)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.9% (3,853,591)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.5% (1,776,371)
$200,000 or more
6.4% (2,510,195)
Income New Orleans LA USA
Less than $10,000 14.4% 9.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.7% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.2% 12.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.3% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.5% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.2% 16.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.8% 11.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.9% 12.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.5% 5.0% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 6.4% 4.6% 7.7%

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