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New Orleans, Louisiana
Jacksonville, Florida
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
New Orleans is 98% more densely populated than Jacksonville.
People are 13% less likely to be married in Jacksonville.
The Median Age is 0.5 years younger in New Orleans.

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PEOPLE
 New Orleans, LAJacksonville, FLUnited States
 Population389,617868,031321,418,820
 Population - 2010295,285811,833308,745,538
 Population - 2000484,674735,617285,036,114
 Population - 1990496,938635,115251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now-21.60%36.67%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now-19.61%18.00%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,3001,16291
 Land Area1697473,531,905
 Water Area180127264,837
 Median Age35.135.637.4
 Female Population52.03%51.61%50.81%
 Male Population47.97%48.39%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 New Orleans, LAJacksonville, FLUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.29%6.95%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.71%6.55%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.54%6.20%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.24%3.69%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.64%4.18%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.68%6.14%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3417.78%15.45%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.42%13.09%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.50%14.12%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.80%6.37%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.94%5.56%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.58%6.78%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.39%3.43%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.49%1.51%1.85%
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 RACE
 New Orleans, LAJacksonville, FLUnited States
 White30.70%54.16%62.77%
 Black59.16%30.19%12.24%
 Asian2.91%4.32%4.95%
 Native American0.15%0.24%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.09%0.16%
 Other0.29%0.21%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.36%2.56%2.13%
 Hispanic5.40%8.23%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic94.60%91.77%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 New Orleans, LAJacksonville, FLUnited States
 Households150,409315,619116,211,000
 Family Households77,261198,34376,958,100
 Non Family Households73,148117,27639,253,000
 Household Size2.372.592.63
 Married Population33.30%46.45%50.58%
 Single Population66.70%53.55%49.42%
 Now Married30.30%43.60%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.00%2.86%2.17%
 Never Married48.46%33.73%32.55%
 Widowed6.20%5.94%5.95%
 Divorced12.04%13.88%10.92%
 Married, w/children20.13%27.68%31.68%
 Married, no children32.47%39.44%41.44%
 Single, w/children29.61%20.84%16.94%
 Single, no children17.80%12.04%9.95%
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