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Dallas, Texas
New Orleans, Louisiana
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Dallas is 66% more densely populated than New Orleans.
People are 10% more likely to be married in New Orleans.
The Median Age is 2.9 years younger in Dallas.

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PEOPLE
 Dallas, TXNew Orleans, LAUnited States
 Population1,300,092389,617321,418,820
 Population - 20101,187,285295,285308,745,538
 Population - 20001,188,580484,674285,036,114
 Population - 19901,006,877496,938251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now29.12%-21.60%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now9.38%-19.61%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,8082,30091
 Land Area3411693,531,905
 Water Area44180264,837
 Median Age32.235.137.4
 Female Population50.02%52.03%50.81%
 Male Population49.98%47.97%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Dallas, TXNew Orleans, LAUnited States
 Age 0 to 48.17%6.29%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.59%5.71%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.53%5.54%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.63%3.24%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.82%4.64%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.56%6.68%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3418.36%17.78%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.03%12.42%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.40%13.50%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.21%6.80%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.48%5.94%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.21%6.58%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.79%3.39%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.23%1.49%1.85%
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 RACE
 Dallas, TXNew Orleans, LAUnited States
 White29.28%30.70%62.77%
 Black24.29%59.16%12.24%
 Asian2.96%2.91%4.95%
 Native American0.15%0.15%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.03%0.16%
 Other0.13%0.29%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.43%1.36%2.13%
 Hispanic41.73%5.40%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic58.27%94.60%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Dallas, TXNew Orleans, LAUnited States
 Households467,501150,409116,211,000
 Family Households269,31577,26176,958,100
 Non Family Households198,18673,14839,253,000
 Household Size2.612.372.63
 Married Population43.09%33.30%50.58%
 Single Population56.91%66.70%49.42%
 Now Married39.59%30.30%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.51%3.00%2.17%
 Never Married40.79%48.46%32.55%
 Widowed4.85%6.20%5.95%
 Divorced11.27%12.04%10.92%
 Married, w/children31.01%20.13%31.68%
 Married, no children30.05%32.47%41.44%
 Single, w/children25.73%29.61%16.94%
 Single, no children13.21%17.80%9.95%
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