Orleans Parish Population 2017

Orleans Parish's estimated population is 391,495 with a growth rate of 0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Orleans Parish is the 3rd largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016391,4951,7570.45%
2015389,7385,3831.40%
2014384,3555,4691.44%
2013378,8868,7482.36%
2012370,1389,2982.58%
2011360,84012,9373.72%
2010347,903-149,035-29.99%
1990496,938-60,577-10.87%
1980557,515-35,956-6.06%
1970593,471-34,054-5.43%
1960627,52557,08010.01%
1950570,44575,90815.35%
1940494,53735,7757.80%
1930458,76271,54318.48%
1920387,21948,14414.20%
1910339,07551,97118.10%
1900287,10445,06518.62%
1890242,03925,94912.01%
1880216,09024,67212.89%
1870191,41816,9279.70%
1860174,49155,03146.07%
1850119,46017,26716.90%
1840102,19352,367105.10%
183049,8268,47520.50%
182041,35116,79968.42%
181024,5520.00%

Orleans Parish Population Growth

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Orleans Parish Race Data

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American234,80459.98%
White135,95334.73%
Asian11,5042.94%
Two or More Races5,8341.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3430.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3000.08%

Orleans Parish Population Pyramid

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Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990