Nationwide Claims to Fame

New Orleans is 20th out of 4,905 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

New Orleans is 39th out of 6,406 other cities in Housing units

New Orleans is 48th out of 6,406 other cities in Size in square miles

Statewide Claims to Fame

New Orleans is 1st in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Households

New Orleans is 1st in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Housing units

New Orleans is 1st in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Size in square miles

New Orleans is 1st in Louisiana out of 62 other cities in Current population (2012)

New Orleans is 1st in Louisiana out of 87 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

New Orleans is 1st in Louisiana out of 99 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

New Orleans is 4th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

New Orleans is 5th in Louisiana out of 97 other cities in Retail sales

New Orleans is 15th in Louisiana out of 106 other cities in Home median value

New Orleans is 16th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
New Orleans Rank Louisiana US
Current population (2012) 369,250 1st 4,601,893 313,914,040
Size in square miles 169.4 1st 43,203.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,029.4 38th 104.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
New Orleans Rank Louisiana US
Residents younger than 5 6.4% 89th 6.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.3% 96th 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.9% 73rd 12.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
New Orleans Rank Louisiana US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 83.9% 41st 81.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 32.3% 16th 21.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
New Orleans Rank Louisiana US
Race - White 33.0% 94th 63.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 60.2% 18th 32.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 61st 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.9% 20th 1.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 76th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 48th 1.4% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.2% 36th 4.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 30.5% 94th 59.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
New Orleans Rank Louisiana US
Female residents 51.6% 58th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 5.8% 19th 3.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
New Orleans Rank Louisiana US
Housing units 189,896 1st 1,978,848 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 41.7% 4th 18.1% 25.9%
Households 134,342 1st 1,675,097 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 48.3% 99th 67.9% 66.1%
Home median value $183,500 15th $135,400 $186,200
People per household 2.3 103rd 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
New Orleans Rank Louisiana US
Income per capita $25,668 27th $23,853 $27,915
Income per household $37,325 72nd $44,086 $52,762
Income below poverty line 25.7% 26th 18.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
New Orleans Rank Louisiana US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 27,166 1st 375,808 27,092,908
Retail sales $2,718,026 5th $56,543,203 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,434 53rd $12,921 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $2,148,176 1st $9,729,869 $613,795,732

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