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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataLouisiana

Demographic Statistics

New Orleans, Louisiana,

Number

Percent

Total population484,674100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male227,09446.9
Female257,58053.1
Under 5 years33,4966.9
5 to 9 years37,1337.7
10 to 14 years36,7697.6
15 to 19 years38,3127.9
20 to 24 years38,9328.0
25 to 34 years70,46614.5
35 to 44 years71,49714.8
45 to 54 years63,69013.1
55 to 59 years21,0684.3
60 to 64 years16,6583.4
65 to 74 years28,9496.0
75 to 84 years20,2964.2
85 years and over7,4081.5
Median age (years)33.1(X)
18 years and over355,26673.3
Male
161,44533.3
Female
193,82140.0
21 years and over330,75168.2
62 years and over66,32413.7
65 years and over56,65311.7
Male
21,4234.4
Female
35,2307.3
RACE
One race478,47398.7
White
135,95628.1
Black or African American
325,94767.3
American Indian and Alaska Native
9910.2
Asian
10,9722.3
Asian Indian
1,1950.2
Chinese
9580.2
Filipino
5150.1
Japanese
2830.1
Korean
3580.1
Vietnamese
7,1181.5

Other Asian 1

5450.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1090.0
Native Hawaiian
270.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
290.0
Samoan
240.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

290.0
Some other race
4,4980.9
Two or more races6,2011.3

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White140,16828.9
Black or African American329,17167.9
American Indian and Alaska Native2,6250.5
Asian12,2122.5
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3090.1
Some other race7,2401.5
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population484,674100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)14,8263.1
Mexican
2,5780.5
Puerto Rican
1,0310.2
Cuban
1,6150.3
Other Hispanic or Latino
9,6022.0
Not Hispanic or Latino469,84896.9
White alone
128,87126.6
RELATIONSHIP
Total population484,674100.0
In households467,03396.4
Householder
188,25138.8
Spouse
58,01312.0
Child
148,68430.7
Own child under 18 years
102,85921.2
Other relatives
45,5279.4
Under 18 years
23,9024.9
Nonrelatives
26,5585.5
Unmarried partner
11,3582.3
In group quarters17,6413.6
Institutionalized population
9,7722.0
Noninstitutionalized population
7,8691.6
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households188,251100.0
Family households (families)112,97760.0
With own children under 18 years
55,05329.2
Married-couple family
58,01330.8
With own children under 18 years
24,95013.3
Female householder, no husband present
46,17124.5
With own children under 18 years
26,38914.0
Nonfamily households75,27440.0
Householder living alone
62,42233.2
Householder 65 years and over
18,2289.7
Households with individuals under 18 years66,48935.3
Households with individuals 65 years and over42,61822.6
Average household size2.48(X)
Average family size3.23(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units215,091100.0
Occupied housing units188,25187.5
Vacant housing units26,84012.5
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
2,4061.1
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)2.2(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)7.9(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units188,251100.0
Owner-occupied housing units87,58946.5
Renter-occupied housing units100,66253.5
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.60(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.37(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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