Cities in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana by Population (2024)

There are 21 cities in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Metairie1Louisiana138,958138,511-0.39%6,00023.16
Kenner2Louisiana61,71666,298-1.82%4,14514.89
Marrero3Louisiana32,15331,7510.23%4,4667.20
Terrytown4Louisiana26,16626,0440.12%7,1413.66
Harvey5Louisiana21,97820,9921.14%3,3886.49
Estelle6Louisiana16,85217,330-0.7%3,6334.64
Gretna7Louisiana16,62717,763-1.68%4,1204.04
River Ridge8Louisiana13,21613,690-0.55%4,7272.80
Woodmere9Louisiana12,29710,9082.66%3,3673.65
Timberlane10Louisiana11,32610,4981.86%7,5311.50
Waggaman11Louisiana10,49510,917-0.99%1,8315.73
Jefferson12Louisiana9,99610,286-0.71%3,6932.71
Harahan13Louisiana8,5029,102-1.73%4,2132.02
Westwego14Louisiana7,9098,539-1.95%2,5383.12
Bridge City15Louisiana7,4236,4093.54%1,7764.18
Elmwood16Louisiana6,0636,099-0.15%1,6073.77
Avondale17Louisiana4,8514,889-0.18%8735.56
Jean Lafitte18Louisiana1,7651,809-0.62%3025.85
Grand Isle19Louisiana9841,006-0.51%1546.40
Barataria20Louisiana5171,027-19.72%1214.29
Lafitte21Louisiana270850-34.78%564.84

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana?

Metairie is the largest city in Jefferson Parish.

What is the smallest city in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana?

Lafitte is the smallest city in Jefferson Parish.

How many cities are in Jefferson Parish?

There are 21 cities in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana.

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