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New Orleans, LA is a vibrant city with a population of 383,974 and a population density of 2,299 people per square mile. It is home to many local businesses such as the French Market, Cafe Du Monde, and Dat Dog. The city also boasts many year-round outdoor activities such as exploring the French Quarter and taking a riverboat cruise on the Mississippi River. Music is an integral part of life in New Orleans, with jazz clubs and live music venues around every corner. There are also several organizations in the city like the Preservation Hall Jazz Band that help maintain and promote local culture. When it comes to sports, New Orleans has teams from all four major professional sports leagues: Saints (NFL), Pelicans (NBA), Baby Cakes (MiLB) and Gold Knights (NHL). Fans can cheer on their favorite teams during exciting games throughout the year!

The population in New Orleans is 383,974. There are 2,266 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in New Orleans is 37.7, the US median age is 38.4. The number of people per household in New Orleans is 2.4, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in New Orleans
- 32.0% are married
- 12.0% are divorced
- 20.1% are married with children
- 29.6% have children, but are single
Race in New Orleans

- 30.6% are White
- 59.1% are Black
- 2.9% are Asian
- 0.1% are Native American
- 0.3% claim Other
- 5.5% claim Hispanic ethnicity
- 1.4% Two or more races
- 0.0% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander

   Estimated Total Population by Age

  PeopleNew Orleans, LouisianaUnited States
  383,974.0329,725,481.0
  52.5%50.5%
  47.5%49.5%
  37.738.4
 
  391,249.0326,569,308.0
  347,789.0309,327,143.0
  484,674.0285,036,114.0
  496,938.0251,960,433.0
  -19.6%15.6%
  -21.6%30.8%
 
  2266.393.4
  169.4293531905.423
  180.417264836.791
 
  30.6%59.4%
  57.6%12.2%
  2.7%5.6%
  0.1%0.6%
  0.0%0.2%
  0.8%0.4%
  2.6%3.2%
  5.6%18.4%
 
  32.0%49.8%
  29.4%48.0%
  2.6%1.8%
  68.0%50.2%
  49.7%33.8%
  12.8%10.8%
  5.5%5.6%
 
  2.372.6
  156,586.0124,010,992.0
  71,845.080,755,759.0
  19.8%30.5%
  37.4%42.9%
  84,741.043,255,233.0
  26.1%15.8%
  16.8%10.8%
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Over 1 years ago

I have lived in NOLA for 6 years. Like all cities, you must take the good with the bad. It is more expensive than what you read about on the internet. The drivers are  More

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Over 2 years ago

I've lived here for going on 3 years. The person who lives with me wanted us to move here. It got old for me very soon after we moved here. Neither of us like it.   More

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Lived here 20 years, transplant from a dank Midwestern metropolis. For the first 15 years I was pretty much one of those rabid people foaming at the mouth whenever  More

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