Orleans Parish, Louisiana Population 2022

Orleans Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 387,564 with a growth rate of -0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Orleans Parish, Louisiana is the 4th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 347,772 and has seen a growth of 11.44% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
181024,5520.00%
182041,35116,79968.42%
183049,8268,47520.50%
1840102,19352,367105.10%
1850119,46017,26716.90%
1860174,49155,03146.07%
1870191,41816,9279.70%
1880216,09024,67212.89%
1890242,03925,94912.01%
1900287,10445,06518.62%
1910339,07551,97118.10%
1920387,21948,14414.20%
1930458,76271,54318.48%
1940494,53735,7757.80%
1950570,44575,90815.35%
1960627,52557,08010.01%
1970593,471-34,054-5.43%
1980557,515-35,956-6.06%
1990496,938-60,577-10.87%
2010347,772-149,166-30.02%
2011360,73512,9633.73%
2012369,7879,0522.51%
2013378,6378,8502.39%
2014383,9405,3031.40%
2015389,7425,8021.51%
2016391,8432,1010.54%
2017391,493-350-0.09%
2018391,004-489-0.12%
2019390,144-860-0.22%
2020389,284-860-0.22%
2021388,424-860-0.22%
2022387,564-860-0.22%
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Orleans Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White130,67833.40%
Black or African American231,67959.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native7230.18%
Asian11,3052.89%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.01%
Some Other Race6,8521.75%
Two or More Races9,9812.55%
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Orleans Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2022

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Orleans Parish, Louisiana Median Age

37.2


Total

36.4


Male

38


Female

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 313,190 adults, (57,867 of whom are seniors) in Orleans Parish, Louisiana.

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

205,997

52.65%

Male

185,252

47.35%

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Orleans Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.7%21.3%
All49.8%50.2%
Male47.3%52.7%
Female39.8%60.2%
Non Family39.1%60.9%

49.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All154,8262.4349.8
Married40,0373.3178.7
Male5,3484.3547.3
Female26,1824.3739.8
Non Family83,2591.2839.1

3.66

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Orleans Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,9053.55%
9th to 12th Grade24,5848.80%
High School Graduate63,53022.74%
Some College60,07221.50%
Associates Degree15,2115.44%
Bachelors Degree58,67321.00%
Graduate Degree47,40316.97%
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Orleans Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander313123
White96,46693,37063,291
2+ Races5,8134,8752,983
Asian8,2076,2983,509
Hispanic14,30111,4415,409
Native American595493188
Other Race4,3953,5341,142
Black156,207129,64331,121

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 74.19%.

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,148$41,948$31,603
Less Than 9th Grade$20,708$21,435$18,885
High School Graduate$24,329$29,028$21,124
Some College$30,028$34,892$26,015
Bachelors Degree$46,064$52,107$42,272
Graduate Degree$63,013$83,205$52,688

$36,148

Average Earnings

$41,948

Average Male

$31,603

Average Female

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Orleans Parish, Louisiana Language

91.45% of Orleans Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 8.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.94% of the population.

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Language

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black224,06468,10630.40%
Native72321629.88%
Hispanic20,6384,38521.25%
Multiple9,6391,65017.12%
Asian10,7341,64915.36%
White115,52811,3599.83%
Other2,042NaN%

23.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.23%

Male Poverty Rate

24.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orleans Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orleans Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 30.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Orleans Parish, Louisiana is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.81%.

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.28%
High School29.66%
Some College17.43%
Bachelors or Greater8.04%

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.93%
Male Unemployed38.48%
Female Employed11.19%
Female Unemployed45.01%

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,258$73,963
Families$64,873$99,431
Married Families$100,537$138,696
Non Families$28,770$50,078
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Income by Household Type

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.8%

Male Marriage Rate

26.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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Orleans Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Orleans Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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16,262

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,583
First Gulf War3,257
Vietnam6,174
Korea802
World War II440

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34858
35 to 543,897
55 to 643,349
65 to 744,732
75+3,426

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,7325.08%
Black10,0525.66%
Native American274.24%
Asian430.46%
Islander619.35%
Other Race1012.07%
2+ Races3014.51%
Hispanic4752.99%

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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10.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Orleans Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Orleans Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.50%

Born in Orleans Parish, Louisiana

94.55%

Native Born

5.45%

Foreign Born

2.87%

Non Citizen

2.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.55% of Orleans Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 70.50% having been born in Louisiana. 2.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Place of Birth

  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

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