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Orleans Parish, Louisiana

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Population:

  • Total Population: 484,674
  • Males: 227,681
  • Females: 256,993

Ethnicity:

  • White: 129,215
  • Black/African American: 322,813
  • Hispanic: 15,032
  • Native American/Eskimo: 1,318
  • Asian: 10,442
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 106
  • Other: 749
  • 2 or more: 4,999

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (414,215)
  2. Spanish (17,570)
  3. Vietnamese (6,730)
  4. French (5,810)
  5. German (1,105)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 20,581

  1. Vietnam (4,650)
  2. Honduras (2,837)
  3. Cuba (875)
  4. United Kingdom (750)
  5. Nicaragua (726)
  6. India (690)
  7. Guatemala (672)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (136,377)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (27,793)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (11,193)
  4. Jewish Estimate (8,800)
  5. Episcopal Church (6,138)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 188,493
    • Sensory: 17,712
    • Physical: 43,785
    • Mental: 28,220
    • Self-care: 16,860
    • Go outside home: 40,533
    • Employment: 41,479

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 9,478

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 188,251
    • Utility gas: 117,543
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,889
    • Electricity: 67,250
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 53
    • Coal or Coke: 36
    • Wood: 72
    • Solar Energy: 90
    • Other fuel: 240
    • No fuel used: 1,078

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 258,443
    • No vehicle: 62,548
    • 1 or more vehicle: 195,895

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 4,358
    • No High School: 19,832
    • Some High School: 51,892
    • High School: 70,477
    • Some College: 65,760
    • Associate's Degree: 10,842
    • College Degree: 45,211
    • Master's Degree: 18,441
    • Professional Degree: 9,765
    • Doctoral Degree: 3,990

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 188,251
    • Owners with phone: 86,404
    • Owners without phone: 1,131
    • Renters with phone: 93,555
    • Renters without phone: 7,161

    10 closest counties:

    1. Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
    2. St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
    3. St. Charles Parish, Louisiana
    4. St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana
    5. St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
    6. Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana
    7. Lafourche Parish, Louisiana
    8. St. James Parish, Louisiana
    9. Hancock County, Mississippi
    10. Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

    FBOs

    • New Orleans Steps, Step Together New Orleans: 1300 Perdido Street, New Orleans - 504-565-6440 fax: 504-565-6976 |
      Approximately 66.6% African Americans and Blacks served annually.

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    70112, 70113, 70114, 70115, 70116, 70117, 70118, 70119, 70122, 70124, 70125, 70126, 70127, 70128, 70129, 70130, 70131, 70139, 70140, 70142, 70143, 70145, 70146, 70148, 70149, 70150, 70151, 70152, 70153, 70154, 70156, 70157, 70158, 70159, 70160, 70161, 70162, 70163, 70164, 70165, 70166, 70167, 70170, 70172, 70174, 70175, 70176, 70177, 70178, 70179, 70182, 70184, 70185, 70186, 70187, 70189, 70190, 70195

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WWL-TV ( TV) NEW ORLEANS, LA
    • WRBH (88.3 FM) NEW ORLEANS, LA
    • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM) NEW ORLEANS, LA
    • WWNO (89.9 FM) NEW ORLEANS, LA
    • KTLN (90.5 FM) NEW ORLEANS, LA
    • WWOZ (90.7 FM) NEW ORLEANS, LA
    • WTUL (91.5 FM) NEW ORLANS, LA
    • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM) NEW ORLEANS, LA
    • WIST-FM (98.3 FM) NEW ORLEANS, LA
    • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM) NEW ORLEANS, LA
    • WIST (690 AM) NEW ORLEANS, LA
    • WSHO (800 AM) NEW ORLEANS, LA
    • WFTD (1080 AM) NEW ORLEANS, LA
    • WEAF (1130 AM) NEW ORLEANS, LA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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