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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataLouisiana

Social Statistics

New Orleans, Louisiana,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school150,096100.0
Nursery school, preschool10,4737.0
Kindergarten6,9474.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)62,17241.4
High school (grades 9-12)30,87920.6
College or graduate school39,62526.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over300,568100.0
Less than 9th grade24,1908.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma51,89217.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)70,47723.4
Some college, no degree65,76021.9
Associate degree10,8423.6
Bachelor's degree45,21115.0
Graduate or professional degree32,19610.7
Percent high school graduate or higher74.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over377,648100.0
Never married154,49640.9
Now married, except separated134,13535.5
Separated13,7273.6
Widowed30,6618.1
Female
24,7926.6
Divorced44,62911.8
Female
26,2366.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years17,338100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren9,47854.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over353,630100.0
Civilian veterans38,55910.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years119,571100.0
With a disability12,27310.3
Population 21 to 64 years266,436100.0
With a disability62,75323.6
Percent employed
47.0(X)
No disability203,68376.4
Percent employed
70.7(X)
Population 65 years and over54,104100.0
With a disability27,09650.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over451,739100.0
Same house in 1995256,55156.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995188,81641.8
Same county
129,32128.6
Different county
59,49513.2
Same state
27,3246.0
Different state
32,1717.1
Elsewhere in 19956,3721.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population484,674100.0
Native464,09395.8
Born in United States
461,12595.1
State of residence
375,10777.4
Different state
86,01817.7
Born outside United States
2,9680.6
Foreign born20,5814.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,8851.4
Naturalized citizen
10,2272.1
Not a citizen
10,3542.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)20,581100.0
Europe3,13515.2
Asia7,54936.7
Africa7253.5
Oceania1600.8
Latin America8,59941.8
Northern America4132.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over451,739100.0
English only414,21491.7
Language other than English37,5258.3
Speak English less than 'very well
14,1683.1
Spanish
17,5723.9
Speak English less than "very well"
6,4861.4
Other Indo-European languages
10,1132.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2,8500.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
8,7131.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4,5661.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population484,674100.0

Total ancestries reported

455,31493.9
Arab1,0100.2
Czech15870.1
Danish4870.1
Dutch1,5600.3
English16,5623.4
French (except Basque)127,1985.6
French Canadian13,3270.7
German26,4045.4
Greek8200.2
Hungarian7170.1
Irish123,0224.7
Italian15,6953.2
Lithuanian3420.1
Norwegian1,2360.3
Polish2,6690.6
Portuguese3370.1
Russian1,9390.4
Scotch-Irish3,6800.8
Scottish3,2130.7
Slovak1120.0
Subsaharan African6,3921.3
Swedish1,2300.3
Swiss5060.1
Ukrainian2820.1
United States or American9,8362.0
Welsh1,1860.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,6270.3
Other ancestries303,33862.6
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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