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Metairie, Louisiana
Harvey, Louisiana
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Metairie is 87% more densely populated than Harvey.
People are 6% more likely to be married in Harvey.
The Median Age is 5.5 years older in Metairie.

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PEOPLE
 Metairie, LAHarvey, LAUnited States
 Population140,07421,247321,418,820
 Population - 2010135,88219,918308,745,538
 Population - 2000146,13622,226285,036,114
 Population - 1990149,42821,222251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now-6.26%0.12%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now-4.15%-4.41%12.76%
 Pop. Density6,0323,22091
 Land Area2373,531,905
 Water Area01264,837
 Median Age40.735.237.4
 Female Population51.29%53.92%50.81%
 Male Population48.71%46.08%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Metairie, LAHarvey, LAUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.98%6.23%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.33%6.25%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.00%6.55%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.22%4.56%4.03%
 Age 18 to 202.53%4.34%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.54%7.08%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.31%14.87%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.26%12.29%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.62%14.85%14.09%
 Age 55 to 597.62%6.24%6.57%
 Age 60 to 646.17%4.89%5.72%
 Age 65 to 748.89%7.33%7.64%
 Age 75 to 845.85%3.51%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.70%1.03%1.85%
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 RACE
 Metairie, LAHarvey, LAUnited States
 White70.17%34.81%62.77%
 Black9.64%40.91%12.24%
 Asian4.03%6.84%4.95%
 Native American0.26%0.02%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.05%0.16%
 Other0.27%0.08%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.15%1.51%2.13%
 Hispanic14.48%15.79%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic85.52%84.21%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Metairie, LAHarvey, LAUnited States
 Households58,7597,788116,211,000
 Family Households34,9225,08376,958,100
 Non Family Households23,8372,70539,253,000
 Household Size2.382.72.63
 Married Population47.41%41.22%50.58%
 Single Population52.59%58.78%49.42%
 Now Married45.58%38.35%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.83%2.87%2.17%
 Never Married32.97%39.57%32.55%
 Widowed7.53%6.86%5.95%
 Divorced12.10%12.35%10.92%
 Married, w/children27.58%26.97%31.68%
 Married, no children43.43%30.67%41.44%
 Single, w/children16.26%26.50%16.94%
 Single, no children12.73%15.86%9.95%
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