Metairie is a city located in Jefferson Parish Louisiana. Metairie has a 2020 population of 142,135. Metairie is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 138,481 in 2010.
The average household income in Metairie is $83,471 with a poverty rate of 11.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $952 per month, and the median house value is $236,900. The median age in Metairie is 41.6 years, 40.2 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Metairiewas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
81.83% of Metairie residents speak only English, while 18.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.02% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Metairie is Black, with 24.74% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Metairie is Multiple, with 7.71% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.05%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Metairie
84.86% of Metairie residents were born in the United States, with 68.80% having been born in Louisiana. 9.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.