Orleans Parish Population 2018

Orleans Parish's estimated population is 393,292 with a growth rate of 0.07% 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
2017393,2922710.07%
2016393,0212,3100.59%
2015390,7115,9481.55%
2014384,7635,6381.49%
2013379,1259,0452.44%
2012370,0809,4192.61%
2011360,66112,8373.69%
2010347,824-149,114-30.01%
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

Population Data via

Orleans Parish Race Data

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American234,80459.70%
White135,95334.57%
Asian11,5042.93%
Two or More Races5,8341.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3430.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3000.08%

Orleans Parish Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Orleans Parish

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
New Orleans3438293914954766613.86%
New Orleans3438293914954766613.86%
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