What is the current population of New Orleans?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of New Orleans is 390,144. New Orleans, Louisiana is the 50th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of New Orleans?

The peak population of New Orleans was in 1960, when its population was 627,525. In 1960, New Orleans was the 15th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 50th largest city in the US. New Orleans is currently 37.8% smaller than it was in 1960.

How quickly is New Orleans shrinking?

New Orleans has shrunk 19.3% since the year 2000. New Orleans, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Is New Orleans the biggest city in Louisiana?

Yes, New Orleans is the biggest city in the state of Louisiana based on population. New Orleans is also the only city in Louisiana that is among the top 100 biggest cities in the US.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 390,144 50
2018 391,006 50
2017 393,292 49
2016 391,495 49
2015 389,617 49
2014 384,320 50
2013 378,715 51
2012 369,250 51
2011 360,341 51
2010 343,829 52
2009 354,850 53
2008 336,644 55
2007 288,113 62
2006 208,548 94
2005 455,188 38
2004 461,915 36
2003 467,761 35
2002 472,744 33
2001 477,932 33
2000 483,663 33
1990 496,938 24
1980 557,515 21
1970 593,471 19
1960 627,525 15
1950 570,445 16
1940 494,537 15
1930 458,762 16
1920 387,219 17
1910 339,075 15
1900 287,104 12
1890 242,039 12
1880 216,090 10
1870 191,418 9
1860 168,675 6
1850 116,375 5
1840 102,193 3

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
40 Omaha, Nebraska 478,192 16.6%
41 Raleigh, North Carolina 474,069 63.3%
42 Miami, Florida 467,963 28.8%
43 Long Beach, California 462,628 0.0%
44 Virginia Beach, Virginia 449,974 5.4%
45 Oakland, California 433,031 8.0%
46 Minneapolis, Minnesota 429,606 12.3%
47 Tulsa, Oklahoma 401,190 2.1%
48 Tampa, Florida 399,700 31.4%
49 Arlington, Texas 398,854 19.1%
50 New Orleans, Louisiana 390,144 -19.3%
51 Wichita, Kansas 389,938 10.6%
52 Bakersfield, California 384,145 56.8%
53 Cleveland, Ohio 381,009 -20.0%
54 Aurora, Colorado 379,289 36.5%
55 Anaheim, California 350,365 6.4%
56 Honolulu, Hawaii 345,064 -6.9%
57 Santa Ana, California 332,318 -1.8%
58 Riverside, California 331,360 28.2%
59 Corpus Christi, Texas 326,586 17.7%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 323,152 23.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Louisiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
50 New Orleans 390,144 -19.3%
100 Baton Rouge 220,236 -3.5%

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