New Orleans, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 393,292 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.9%
Males: 186,954  (47.5%)
Females: 206,338  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

36.7 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70112, 70113, 70114, 70115, 70116, 70117, 70118, 70119, 70122, 70124, 70125, 70126, 70127, 70128, 70129, 70130, 70131, 70139, 70163.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,999 (it was $27,133 in 2000)
New Orleans:

$36,999
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,297 (it was $17,258 in 2000)

New Orleans city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $227,800 (it was $88,100 in 2000)
New Orleans:

$227,800
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $312,664; detached houses: $312,074; townhouses or other attached units: $343,904; in 2-unit structures: $318,173; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $371,859; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $316,068; mobile homes: $21,228

Median gross rent in 2017: $962.

March 2019 cost of living index in New Orleans: 98.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.2%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.9% for Black residents, 27.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.7% for American Indian residents, 30.9% for other race residents, 20.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in New Orleans, LA (2017)
    • 229,96158.5%Black alone
    • 120,50530.6%White alone
    • 22,3245.7%Hispanic
    • 11,4472.9%Asian alone
    • 6,9291.8%Two or more races
    • 1,5490.4%Other race alone
    • 5490.1%American Indian alone
    • 280.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in New Orleans detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 716 registered sex offenders living in New Orleans, Louisiana as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Orleans is 547 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in New Orleans by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
162
(37.6)
209
(94.7)
179
(63.6)
174
(51.7)
175
(49.1)
200
(57.6)
193
(53.2)
156
(41.4)
150
(38.7)
164
(41.7)
174
(43.8)
157
(39.5)
147
(37.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
87
(20.2)
115
(52.1)
65
(23.1)
98
(29.1)
144
(40.4)
163
(47.0)
136
(37.5)
176
(46.7)
244
(63.0)
409
(104.0)
537
(135.2)
575
(144.7)
681
(171.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
761
(176.5)
1,154
(523.1)
1,085
(385.5)
932
(277.0)
953
(267.5)
1,059
(305.2)
1,065
(293.5)
1,138
(301.8)
1,470
(379.7)
1,497
(380.5)
1,445
(363.8)
1,308
(329.1)
1,219
(307.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,245
(288.8)
1,973
(894.3)
1,540
(547.2)
1,410
(419.1)
1,321
(370.7)
1,326
(382.2)
1,564
(431.0)
1,495
(396.5)
1,906
(492.4)
1,666
(423.4)
2,093
(526.9)
2,417
(608.1)
2,564
(646.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4,087
(947.9)
5,039
(2,284)
4,591
(1,631)
3,821
(1,136)
3,695
(1,037)
3,857
(1,112)
3,423
(943.3)
3,203
(849.6)
3,458
(893.3)
2,898
(736.6)
2,561
(644.8)
2,229
(560.8)
2,027
(511.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5,228
(1,213)
7,354
(3,333)
7,081
(2,516)
6,507
(1,934)
6,540
(1,835)
7,616
(2,195)
8,051
(2,219)
9,179
(2,435)
10,309
(2,663)
9,828
(2,498)
10,583
(2,664)
12,107
(3,046)
13,042
(3,290)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2,863
(664.0)
3,190
(1,446)
3,208
(1,140)
2,612
(776.4)
2,410
(676.4)
2,540
(732.0)
2,215
(610.4)
2,143
(568.4)
2,615
(675.5)
2,517
(639.7)
2,427
(611.0)
2,531
(636.8)
2,994
(755.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A36
(9.1)
69
(17.4)
41
(10.3)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)370.0975.9676.8512.7485.1545.0514.2492.3563.4568.0610.9627.2661.1

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City-data.com crime index in New Orleans, LA

Crime rate in New Orleans detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1,457 (1,209 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.05
Louisiana average:

3.01
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Ancestries: African (5.5%), American (2.4%), Irish (2.2%), French (2.1%), German (2.1%), Italian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 11 feet

Land area: 180.6 square miles.

Population density: 2,178 people per square mile   (low).

New Orleans, Louisiana map

23,574 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 1.9% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

This city:

6.0%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,256 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,162 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (319.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Arabi, LA (1.9 miles ),
Gretna, LA (2.0 miles ),
Terrytown, LA (2.3 miles ),
Harvey, LA (2.4 miles ),
Jefferson, LA (2.4 miles ),
Chalmette, LA (2.5 miles ),
Timberlane, LA (2.6 miles ),
Marrero, LA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 29.97 N, Longitude: 90.06 W

New Orleans nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): America's Favorite City, America's International City, America's Most Interesting City, America's Most European City, America's European Masterpiece, The Big Easy, Birthplace of Jazz, City of Festivals, City of Mystery, City of the Chefs

Daytime population change due to commuting: +48,407 (+12.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 132,678 (75.4%)

Area code: 504

Distribution of median household income in New Orleans, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in New Orleans, LA in 2017
New Orleans satellite photo by USGS

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 346 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 1998: 324 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 1999: 369 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2000: 348 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2001: 455 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2002: 438 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2003: 530 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2004: 552 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2005: 413 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2006: 468 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2007: 1026 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 2008: 882 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2009: 947 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2010: 820 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2011: 717 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2012: 690 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2013: 736 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2014: 574 buildings, average cost: $228,500
  • 2015: 127 buildings, average cost: $216,200
  • 2016: 280 buildings, average cost: $216,900
  • 2017: 447 buildings, average cost: $225,200
Number of permits per 10,000 New Orleans, LA residents
Average permit cost in New Orleans, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in New Orleans, LA
Historical housing units in New Orleans, LA
Most common industries in New Orleans, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.9%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Accommodation & food services (13.5%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common occupations in New Orleans, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (2.7%)
  • Lawyers (2.5%)
  • Cashiers (2.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Lawyers (3.0%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (2.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)

Average climate in New Orleans, Louisiana

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New Orleans, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.7. This is about average.

City:

74.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.575. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.575
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.51
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.12. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.12
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.51
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

New Orleans-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.9 miles away from the New Orleans city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 tornado 31.8 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Orleans-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 148.6 miles away from New Orleans center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 331.7 miles away from New Orleans center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 184.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 134.8 miles away from New Orleans center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 142.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 289.1 miles away from New Orleans center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orleans Parish (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Tropical Storms: 4, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Orleans topographic map

Main business address for: ENERGY PARTNERS LTD (CRUDE PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS), ENTERGY CORP /DE/ (ELECTRIC SERVICES), MCMORAN EXPLORATION CO /DE/ (CRUDE PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS), HIBERNIA CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), TIDEWATER INC (WATER TRANSPORTATION), FREEPORT MCMORAN COPPER & GOLD INC (METAL MINING), WHITNEY HOLDING CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), ENTERGY CORP /DE/ (ELECTRIC SERVICES) and 2 other public companies.

Hospitals in New Orleans:

  • ALABAMA HOME (7530-32 ALABAMA STREET)
  • CHILDRENS HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 200 HENRY CLAY AVE)
  • DIVINE CARE HOSPICE, LLC (6305 ELYSIAN FIELDS AVE, STE 200)
  • GOOD WILL INSTITUTE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (1001 SOUTH BROAD STREET STE 115)
  • IBERVILLE GROUP HOME (4174 IBERVILLE STREET)
  • LINDY BOGGS MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 301 NORTH JEFFERSON DAVIS PKWY)
  • METROPOLITAN HOSPICE (5650 READ BLVD)
  • NUNEZ STREET COMMUNITY HOME (733 NUNEZ STREET)
  • PSYCHIATRIC PAVILION NEW ORLEANS (14500 HAYNES BLVD)
  • STATE STREET COMMUNITY HOME (3209 STATE STREET DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in New Orleans:

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Amtrak station:

NEW ORLEANS (1001 LOYOLA AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in New Orleans:

  • Delgado Community College (Full-time enrollment: 12,843; Location: 615 City Park Ave; Public; Website: WWW.DCC.EDU)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (Full-time enrollment: 11,089; Location: 6823 Saint Charles Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: tulane.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • University of New Orleans (Full-time enrollment: 8,201; Location: 2000 Lakeshore Drive; Public; Website: www.uno.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (Full-time enrollment: 3,912; Location: 6363 Saint Charles Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.loyno.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (Full-time enrollment: 2,492; Location: One Drexel Drive; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.xula.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans (Full-time enrollment: 1,692; Location: 433 Bolivar St; Public; Website: www.lsuhsc.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (Full-time enrollment: 1,689; Location: 3939 Gentilly Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nobts.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Dillard University (Full-time enrollment: 1,300; Location: 2601 Gentilly Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.dillard.edu)
  • Crescent City Bartending School (Full-time enrollment: 1,187; Location: 209 N. Broad; Private, for-profit; Website: crescent.edu)
  • Southern University at New Orleans (Full-time enrollment: 1,125; Location: 6400 Press Drive; Public; Website: www.suno.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Our Lady of Holy Cross College (Full-time enrollment: 1,001; Location: 4123 Woodland Drive; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.olhcc.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Eastern College of Health Vocations-New Orleans (Full-time enrollment: 182; Location: 201 Evans Rd. Bldg 400; Private, for-profit; Website: www.easterncollege.edu.)
  • Cameron College (Full-time enrollment: 128; Location: 2740 Canal St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cameroncollege.com)
  • Stevensons Academy of Hair Design (Full-time enrollment: 103; Location: 401 Opelousas Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.stevenson-academy.com)
  • Notre Dame Seminary Graduate School of Theology (Full-time enrollment: 56; Location: 2901 South Carrollton Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nds.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • A & W Healthcare Educators (Full-time enrollment: 41; Location: 6930 Martin Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.awhealthedu.com)
  • John Jay Beauty College (Full-time enrollment: 33; Location: 540 Robert E. Lee Blvd.; Private, for-profit; Website: johnjaybeauty.com)

Biggest public high schools in New Orleans:

Biggest private high schools in New Orleans:

  • JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,354, Location: 4133 BANKS ST, Grades: 8-12, Boys only)
  • BROTHER MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,206, Location: 4401 ELYSIAN FIELDS AVE, Grades: 7-12, Boys only)
  • MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY (Students: 1,184, Location: 7027 MILNE BLVD, Grades: 8-12, Girls only)
  • ISIDORE NEWMAN SCHOOL (Students: 930, Location: 1903 JEFFERSON AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • GREENIE HOUSE (Students: 920, Location: 1903 JEFFERSON AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • ST MARYS DOMINICAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 885, Location: 7701 WALMSLEY AVE, Grades: 8-12, Girls only)
  • ST MARY'S ACADEMY (Students: 626, Location: 6905 CHEF MENTEUR HWY, Grades: PK-12)
  • LOUISE S MCGEHEE SCHOOL (Students: 530, Location: 2343 PRYTANIA ST, Grades: PK-12, Girls only)
  • CABRINI HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 466, Location: 1400 MOSS ST, Grades: 8-12, Girls only)
  • DE LA SALLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 440, Location: 5300 SAINT CHARLES AVE, Grades: 8-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in New Orleans:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in New Orleans:

  • ST ANDREW THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 637, Location: 3131 ETON ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • HOLY NAME OF JESUS SCHOOL (Students: 561, Location: 6325 CROMWELL PL, Grades: PK-7)
  • LAKE CASTLE PRIVATE SCHOOL (Students: 533, Location: 8400 HAYNE BLVD, Grades: PK-7)
  • ST DOMINIC SCHOOL (Students: 517, Location: 6326 MEMPHIS ST, Grades: PK-7)
  • TRINITY EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 379, Location: 1315 JACKSON AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PIUS X SCHOOL (Students: 370, Location: 6600 SPANISH FORT BLVD, Grades: PK-7)
  • ST GEORGES EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 359, Location: 923 NAPOLEON AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • STUART HALL SCHOOL (Students: 332, Location: 2032 S CARROLLTON AVE STE 2, Grades: PK-7, Boys only)
  • CHRISTIAN BROTHERS SCHOOL (Students: 323, Location: 8 FRIEDERICHS AVE, Grades: 5-7, Boys only)
  • URSULINE ACADEMY ELEMENTARY (Students: 306, Location: 2635 STATE ST, Grades: PK-7, Girls only)
See full list of schools located in New Orleans

Library in New Orleans:

  • NEW ORLEANS PUBLIC (Operating income: $12,655,394; Location: 219 LOYOLA AVENUE; 519,698 books; 451 e-books; 20,189 audio materials; 17,330 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 496 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in New Orleans: Southern Yacht Club (A), Gentilly Road Industrial Park (B), English Turn Country Club (C), Canal Street Algiers Ferry (D), Michoud Assembly Facility (E), Treme Market (F), Stuyvesant Docks (G), Sorapura Market (H), Monkey Wrench Corner (I), Magazine Market (J), Maestri Market (K), Louisiana Jockey Club (L), Le Breton Market (M), Keller Market (N), Jefferson Market (O), French Market (P), Delemore Market (Q), Claiborne Market (R), Intracoastal Industrial Park (S), Camp Nicholls (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Rink Shopping Center (1), Gentilly Woods Shopping Center (2), Read Plaza Shopping Center (3), Plaza in Lake Forest Shopping Center (4), Donna Villa Shopping Center (5), Cypress Plaza Shopping Center (6), Bon Marche Village Shopping Center (7), Carrollton Shopping Center (8), Ye Ole Village Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in New Orleans include: ENERGY PARTNERS LTD (A), ENTERGY CORP /DE/ (B), MCMORAN EXPLORATION CO /DE/ (C), HIBERNIA CORP (D), TIDEWATER INC (E), FREEPORT MCMORAN COPPER & GOLD INC (F), WHITNEY HOLDING CORP (G), ENTERGY CORP /DE/ (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Orleans include: Mount Olivet Episcopal Church (A), Saint Andrew the Apostle Church (B), Sisters of the Holy Family Motherhouse (C), Mount Hermon Baptist Church (D), Milne Boys Home Historic Chapel (E), Living Water Baptist Church (F), Little Zion Baptist Church (G), Life Center Cathedral (H), Jerusalem Gospel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ahavas Sholem Cemetery (1), Valient Cemetery (2), Saint Louis Cemetery Number 3 (3), Metairie Cemetery (4), Valence Street Cemetery (5), Saint Mary Cemetery (6), Saint Roch Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Little Deedie Lake (A), Seven Lagoons (B), Big Deedie Lake (C), Black Bayou Lagoon (D), Lake Saint Catherine (E), Goose Pond (F), Blind Lagoon (G), Lake Antoinne (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cutoff Bayou (A), Brothers Bayou (B), Little Cedar Bayou (C), Big Cedar Bayou (D), Bayou Saint John (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in New Orleans include: Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge (1), New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park (2), Harrell Stadium (3), Audubon Park (4), Kenilworth Park (5), Buddy Deuterive Park (6), Gatto Park (7), Miltenberger Park (8), Pratt Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Ogden Museum of Southern Art (925 Camp Street) (1), Longue Vue House & Gardens - Shop (Museums; 7 Bamboo Road) (2), Historic New Orleans Collection - Museum Shop (533 Royal Street) (3), Louisiana Children's Museum (420 Julia Street) (4), Reverend Zombies House of Voodoo (Museums; 725 Saint Peter Street) (5), American Italian Renaissance Foundation (Museums; 537 South Peters Street) (6), Louisiana Museum of African American History (1210 Governor Nicholls Street) (7), Historic New Orleans Collection - Research (Museums; 533 Royal Street) (8), Musee Conti Wax Museum (917 Conti Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Rampart Street Connection (1208 South Rampart Street) (1), Lafitte Guest House (1003 Bourbon Street) (2), HAMPTON INN & SUITES CONV CTR (1201 Convention Center Boulevard) (3), JC's Retreat (1626 Napoleon Avenue) (4), Best Western Saint Charles Inn (3636 Saint Charles Avenue) (5), TIRC Hotel (1924 Saint Ann Street) (6), Plaza Suite Hotel (620 South Peters Street) (7), Rest Inn (6042 Chef Menteur Highway) (8), Hampton Inn & Suites New Orleans/Elmwood (5150 Mounes Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Louisiana State - Courts- Supreme Court- Judicial Administrator Office (400 Royal Street) (1), United States Government - Courts- Appeals Court- Clerk (600 Camp Street) (2), United States Government - Courts- Chief Deputy- District Court- Clerk Of C (500 Camp) (3), Court Of Appeal Fifth Circuit State Of Louisiana (101 Derbigny Street) (4), Court Appointed Special Advocates For Children (421 Loyola Avenue) (5), Louisiana State - Office Of Special Counsel-Steven Scheckman- Judicial Administrator Office- Co (601 Saint Charles Avenue) (6), Louisiana State - Lakefront- University Of New Orleans (2000 Lakeshore Drive) (7), Gretna City - Municipal Court (2nd Huey P Long) (8), New Orleans City - Courts- Criminal District Court- First City Court- Clerk's Of (421 Loyola Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Reese Witherspoon - Film actress, Martin Burkenroad - Marine biologist, Paul Morphy - (1837-1884), world chess champion, Ted Ellis (artist) - Visual artist, Charles B. DeBellevue - Aviator, Aaron Neville - Rhythm and blues musician, Andrew Young - (b. 1932), civil rights activist, UN ambassador, Putsy Caballero - Baseball player, Archibald Motley - Artist, Tyler Perry - Businessman.

Orleans Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.9%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

People in group quarters in New Orleans in 2010:

  • 5,366 people in college/university student housing
  • 3,238 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,509 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 984 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 745 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 406 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 246 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 199 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 146 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 105 people in state prisons
  • 86 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 77 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 29 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 17 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in maritime/merchant vessels

People in group quarters in New Orleans in 2000:

  • 6,078 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4,731 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,976 people in nursing homes
  • 1,027 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 664 people in religious group quarters
  • 467 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 356 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 253 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 198 people in other group homes
  • 198 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 176 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 166 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 142 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 109 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 99 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 90 people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 82 people in halfway houses
  • 48 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 47 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 35 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 23 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 21 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in military ships

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Louisiana Superdome. Capacity: 72,003. New Orleans Saints, Tulane Green Wave.
  • New Orleans Arena. New Orleans Hornets (NBA), New Orleans VooDoo (AFL).
  • Lakefront Arena. University of New Orleans.

Banks with most branches in New Orleans (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: 15 branches. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Whitney Bank: 15 branches. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 15 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Liberty Bank and Trust Company: 8 branches. Info updated 2009/11/09: Bank assets: $559.4 mil, Deposits: $509.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Financial Services, Inc.
  • First NBC Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/11/21: Bank assets: $2,218.7 mil, Deposits: $1,904.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: First Nbc Bank Holding Company
  • Regions Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Iberiabank: Cbd Branch, Chartres Branch, South Carrollton Branch, Prytania Street Branch, Pan American Branch. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank: at 201 St. Charles Avenue, 20th Floor, Carrollton Avenue Branch, Robert E. Lee Blvd. Branch, West Bank Expressway Branch, New Orleans East Branch. Info updated 2010/03/16: Bank assets: $919.9 mil, Deposits: $792.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 18 total offices
  • Gulf Coast Bank and Trust Company: Gulf Coast Bank And Trust Company, Gulf Coast Bank Mortgage Lending Off, Carrollton Branch, Lakeview Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $881.1 mil, Deposits: $740.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices
  • 10 other banks with 13 local branches

For population 15 years and over in New Orleans:

Marital status in New Orleans, LA
  • Never married: 48.1%
  • Now married: 30.0%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in New Orleans:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - New Orleans
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in New Orleans:

(New Orleans, Louisiana Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for New Orleans, LA (based on Orleans Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic106,08853
Evangelical Protestant33,089102
Black Protestant22,30180
Mainline Protestant17,05561
Other12,00632
Orthodox1,0493
None152,241-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 137
Orleans Parish:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 43
Orleans Parish:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 68
This county:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 335
This county:

11.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.5%
State:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.6%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
New Orleans:

47.4%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.5
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.5%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
New Orleans:

12.6%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
New Orleans:

34.9%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

55.4%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
New Orleans:

82.7%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Orleans, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 1,502$6,354,785$50,7710$0
Water Supply 938$5,139,732$65,7540$0
Correction 693$2,794,580$48,39139$54,896
Firefighters 582$2,308,034$47,5880$0
Judicial and Legal 323$1,271,611$47,24343$69,747
Parks and Recreation 299$1,326,513$53,238104$102,033
Housing and Community Development (Local) 248$1,211,319$58,6120$0
Other Government Administration 248$1,523,407$73,7139$22,333
Financial Administration 188$974,464$62,2006$7,030
Health 186$820,352$52,92655$69,756
Airports 171$759,514$53,2998$6,025
Other and Unallocable 164$542,238$39,6760$0
Fire - Other 137$500,410$43,8320$0
Local Libraries 122$412,800$40,60357$48,507
Welfare 47$167,835$42,8510$0
Police - Other 46$193,836$50,5667$3,700
Hospitals 29$165,343$68,41817$14,524
Streets and Highways 28$154,113$66,0480$0
Solid Waste Management 26$128,969$59,5240$0
Totals for Government 5,977$26,749,855$53,706345$398,551

New Orleans government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $83,553,000 ($212.45)
    Air Transportation: $76,927,000 ($195.60)
    Regular Highways: $71,495,000 ($181.79)
    General - Other: $40,140,000 ($102.06)
    Water Utilities: $35,808,000 ($91.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $32,718,000 ($83.19)
    Correctional Institutions: $8,426,000 ($21.42)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,668,000 ($6.78)
    Hospitals: $553,000 ($1.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $240,000 ($0.61)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000 ($0.06)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $235,337,000 ($598.38)
    Police Protection: $136,574,000 ($347.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $103,014,000 ($261.93)
    General - Other: $101,584,000 ($258.29)
    Sewerage: $84,694,000 ($215.35)
    Water Utilities: $72,702,000 ($184.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,811,000 ($182.59)
    Correctional Institutions: $71,152,000 ($180.91)
    Central Staff Services: $58,948,000 ($149.88)
    Financial Administration: $46,700,000 ($118.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,882,000 ($103.95)
    Air Transportation: $40,784,000 ($103.70)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $33,807,000 ($85.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $33,178,000 ($84.36)
    Hospitals: $29,475,000 ($74.94)
    Regular Highways: $28,950,000 ($73.61)
    Health - Other: $28,197,000 ($71.69)
    Libraries: $13,473,000 ($34.26)
    General Public Buildings: $7,146,000 ($18.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,486,000 ($11.41)
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,665,000 ($6.78)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $338,808,000 ($861.47)
    Corporate Bonds: $92,329,000 ($234.76)
    Benefit Payments: $52,260,000 ($132.88)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $24,827,000 ($63.13)
    Other Investments - Other: $10,657,000 ($27.10)
    Withdrawals: $1,175,000 ($2.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $85,707,000 ($217.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $12,656,000 ($32.18)
    Correctional Institutions: $5,415,000 ($13.77)
    Hospitals: $2,309,000 ($5.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,241,000 ($3.16)
    General - Other: $229,000 ($0.58)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($0.03)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $381,925,000 ($971.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,176,000 ($13.16)

New Orleans government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $107,883,000 ($274.31)
    Sewerage: $95,637,000 ($243.17)
    Other: $48,796,000 ($124.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,020,000 ($117.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,608,000 ($90.54)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $30,239,000 ($76.89)
    Hospital Public: $20,608,000 ($52.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,304,000 ($28.74)
    Parking Facilities: $6,452,000 ($16.41)
    Regular Highways: $4,222,000 ($10.74)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $10,417,000 ($26.49)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $3,250,000 ($8.26)
    From Other Governments: $888,000 ($2.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $262,620,000 ($667.75)
    Other: $49,388,000 ($125.58)
    Sewerage: $21,421,000 ($54.47)
    Health and Hospitals: $16,533,000 ($42.04)
    Air Transportation: $10,406,000 ($26.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $4,385,000 ($11.15)
    Other: $2,365,000 ($6.01)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $63,018,000 ($160.23)
    Fines and Forfeits: $48,634,000 ($123.66)
    Rents: $32,055,000 ($81.50)
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,911,000 ($35.37)
    Interest Earnings: $5,016,000 ($12.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $78,008,000 ($198.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $155,945,000 ($396.51)
    Water Utilities: $28,430,000 ($72.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,003,000 ($17.81)
    General Local Government Support: $4,478,000 ($11.39)
    Public Welfare: $3,984,000 ($10.13)
    Highways: $2,378,000 ($6.05)
  • Tax - Property: $285,831,000 ($726.77)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $174,092,000 ($442.65)
    Public Utilities Sales: $48,494,000 ($123.30)
    Other Selective Sales: $15,190,000 ($38.62)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $11,866,000 ($30.17)
    Other License: $8,540,000 ($21.71)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,406,000 ($11.20)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,806,000 ($7.13)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,421,000 ($6.16)
    Amusements Sales: $1,569,000 ($3.99)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $473,000 ($1.20)
    Pari - mutuels Sales: $220,000 ($0.56)

New Orleans government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,524,624,000 ($6419.21)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,793,308,000 ($4559.74)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $946,842,000 ($2407.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $224,290,000 ($570.29)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $18,373,000 ($46.72)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $15,869,000 ($40.35)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,504,000 ($6.37)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,960,000 ($7.53)
    Beginning: $2,266,000 ($5.76)

New Orleans government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,060,518,000 ($2696.52)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $103,156,000 ($262.29)
    Total Federal Securities: $17,323,000 ($44.05)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $590,740,000 ($1502.04)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $276,066,000 ($701.94)

9.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,002 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.45%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($193 average AGI)
Orleans Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson Parish, LA  2.34% ($46,291 average AGI)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.38% ($73,503)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.37% ($41,258)


9.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,465 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.50%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($758 average AGI)
Orleans Parish:

0.08%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson Parish, LA  2.68% ($44,136 average AGI)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.56% ($60,820)
to Harris County, TX  0.35% ($57,296)
Businesses in New Orleans, LA
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1KFC4
AT&T4Kincaid2
Ace Hardware6Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts3La Quinta2
Aerosoles2Lane Furniture4
Ann Taylor2Loews1
Applebee's2Lowe's2
Arby's1Marriott9
AutoZone8Marshalls1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Banana Republic1McDonald's15
Baskin-Robbins2Motel 62
Bath & Body Works1New Balance12
Best Western4Nike15
Blockbuster3Nissan1
Brooks Brothers1Office Depot1
Brookstone1Panda Express2
Budget Car Rental1Papa John's Pizza3
Burger King11Payless4
CVS5Penske2
Chevrolet1PetSmart1
Chick-Fil-A1Pier 1 Imports1
Chico's3Pizza Hut2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Popeyes7
Church's Chicken4Quality3
Circle K4Quiznos5
Clarion2RadioShack4
Clarks1Ramada1
Cold Stone Creamery1Rite Aid7
Comfort Inn1Saks Fifth Avenue1
Comfort Suites1Sears2
Curves5Sheraton1
DHL4Sprint Nextel1
Days Inn1Starbucks9
Decora Cabinetry2Studio 61
Domino's Pizza9Subway39
Econo Lodge1Super 81
Famous Footwear1T-Mobile6
FedEx60T.J.Maxx1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Taco Bell2
GNC8The Athlete's Foot4
GameStop5Tire Kingdom2
Gap1Toyota1
Goodwill1True Value2
H&R Block9U-Haul5
Haagen-Dazs3UPS46
Hilton11Urban Outfitters1
Holiday Inn8Vans2
Home Depot4Waffle House1
Honda1Walgreens18
Hyatt2Walmart2
IHOP2Wendy's8
J.Crew1Westin1
Jamba Juice1Whole Foods Market1
JoS. A. Bank1YMCA8
Jones New York3

Strongest AM radio stations in New Orleans:

  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBOK (1230 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WGSO, L.L.C.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: F.W. ROBERT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGLA (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: CROCODILE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • WBYU (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: SHADOWLANDS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Orleans:

  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTUL (91.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around New Orleans:

  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in New Orleans: Albert Weisbogel, Charles W. Anderson, Edward R., Jr. Schowalter, Fred O. Hunt, James H. Diamond, John B. Babcock, John Osborne, John Williams, Pierre Leon, Raymond M. Clausen, Thomas John Ryan.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of New Orleans fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 825Number of bridges
  • 69,652ft / 21,230mTotal length
  • $929,727,000Total costs
  • 17,468,110Total average daily traffic
  • 899,778Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,452,997Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in New Orleans, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 161930-1939
  • 111940-1949
  • 371950-1959
  • 1611960-1969
  • 971970-1979
  • 751980-1989
  • 901990-1999
  • 242000-2009
  • 162010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for New Orleans, LA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in New Orleans)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 830 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in New Orleans, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 334 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 397 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 111 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 602 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Orleans)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in New Orleans)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 193 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 178 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,028$154,3891,484$224,2484,185$206,206545$87,72581$815,2471,316$168,9366$67,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED62$161,403152$208,250468$179,22086$60,0584$143,250115$141,4438$110,875
APPLICATIONS DENIED234$149,359378$171,7042,075$167,874798$50,55511$306,909533$128,68318$115,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN150$151,447250$223,596961$196,11973$105,9327$1,958,000184$170,6631$81,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS33$141,33391$188,648337$169,80751$89,2352$1,000,00075$148,1332$59,500

Detailed mortgage data for all 181 tracts in New Orleans, LA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 125 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED170$240,35984$246,3818$212,375
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED85$235,63552$242,9629$235,111
APPLICATIONS DENIED45$227,06735$275,7143$219,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN23$263,26113$257,3856$221,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$228,7783$188,3332$102,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in New Orleans, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in New Orleans, LA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 1628. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 3,427 took place in 2002, and the least - 1 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in New Orleans, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.3%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (34.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in New Orleans, LA
    • 11,69842.3%Structure Fires
    • 9,48634.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 5,52720.0%Outside Fires
    • 9593.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Orleans, LA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in New Orleans, Louisiana:

  • Bienville House, 320 Decatur St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 , Phone: (504) 529-2345, Fax: (504) 525-6079
  • Park Plaza Hotel, 1500 Canal St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112 , Phone: (504) 522-4500, Fax: (502) 523-9617
  • Motel 6, 4200 Old Gentilly Rd (i 10 Exit 239), New Orleans, Louisiana 70126 , Phone: (504) 324-9391, Fax: (504) 267-4715
  • Le Meridien - W French Quarter, 333 Poydras St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 , Phone: (225) 505-9444, Fax: (504) 581-7179
  • Wyndham New Orleans French Quarter, 124 Royal St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 , Phone: (504) 529-7211, Fax: (504) 522-7930
  • La Quinta Inn, 12001 I-10 Service Rd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70128 , Phone: (504) 246-3003, Fax: (504) 242-5539
  • Hilton New Orleans Riverside, #2 Poydras St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70140 , Phone: (504) 561-0500, Fax: (504) 568-1721
  • The Westin New Orleans Canal Place, 100 Rue Iberville, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 , Phone: (504) 566-7006, Fax: (504) 553-5133
  • 81 other hotels and motels
All 89 fire-safe hotels and motels in New Orleans, Louisiana
Most common first names in New Orleans, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph4,16472.4 years
John4,13272.3 years
Mary3,87878.5 years
James2,83370.7 years
William2,65672.8 years
Charles2,46371.0 years
George2,31172.5 years
Robert2,04368.3 years
Edward1,83971.8 years
Henry1,77773.7 years
Most common last names in New Orleans, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2,79769.5 years
Johnson2,32470.9 years
Smith2,18571.0 years
Jones1,60969.8 years
Brown1,55171.0 years
Jackson1,22669.4 years
Davis1,09269.9 years
Thomas90769.9 years
Lewis85870.7 years
Wilson76871.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in New Orleans, LA
  • 50.6%Utility gas
  • 47.6%Electricity
  • 0.8%Solar energy
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in New Orleans, LA
  • 73.6%Electricity
  • 24.9%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel


New Orleans compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

New Orleans on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: accommodation and food services (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 (70130) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most alcohol drinking places in 2005"
  • #13 (70130) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
  • #14 (70113) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Subsaharan African first ancestries"
  • #18 (70130) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #25 (70130) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most full service restaurants in 2005"
  • #57 (70130) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of lawyers in 2005"
  • #65 (70129) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #67 (70112) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most big companies in 2005 (at least 1000 employees)"
  • #71 (70130) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most medium-big companies in 2005 (at least 100 employees)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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