About New Orleans

Learn more about the city of New Orleans by reading about the specific demographics and lifestyle that is unique to this city area. This includes local information such as age ranges, population, income, households, schools, search tips, restaurants, shopping, local flavor and more. Knowing the area of New Orleans will be essential if you are going to consider renting in New Orleans. You can also view apartments for rent in New Orleans, LA by clicking the link and search box below.

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New Orleans Demographic Information

  • Age Ranges 
    65 & Over:11.72%
  • Population 
    Land Area:180.56 sq mi
    Total Population:346,974
    Population Density Ranking (National):57th percentile
    Population Density Ranking (State):65th percentile
    Population Growth Rate:0
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (National):2nd percentile
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (State):15th percentile
  • Income 
    Median Income:$28,158
    Average Income Households W/ Children:$45,395
    Median Income Ranking (National):17th percentile
    Median Income Ranking (State):37th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (National):35th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (State):51st percentile
  • Households 
    Married:32nd percentile
    Single:68th percentile
    Married With Children:14th percentile
    Married With No Children:18th percentile
    Single With Children:16th percentile
    Single With No Children:52nd percentile
  • Schools 
    School District Name:ORLEANS PARISH
    Student/Teacher Ratio:14.95 : 1

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