New Orleans Metro Area

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The New Orleans metro area is centered in Louisiana and has 1,139,643 residents. It has average home values, average rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have average education levels and average income levels.
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New Orleans Metro Area

Cities

Name Population
New Orleans 321,409
Metairie 137,918
Kenner 66,778
Marrero 33,445
Laplace 31,231
Slidell 27,163
Terrytown 22,621
Harvey 19,698
Gretna 17,689
Estelle 17,579
Chalmette 14,514
Belle Chasse 13,926
River Ridge 13,324
Luling 13,097
Woodmere 11,844
Mandeville 11,561
Jefferson 11,194
Destrehan 10,969
Timberlane 10,287
Waggaman 9,704
Harahan 9,277
Covington 8,915
Reserve 8,863
Bridge City 8,795
Westwego 8,717
St. Rose 8,213
Lacombe 7,876
Eden Isle 7,346
Avondale 5,360
Meraux 5,156
Violet 5,023
Elmwood 4,572
Arabi 3,372
Norco 3,243
Garyville 2,836
Hahnville 2,718
Bayou Gauche 2,707
Pearl River 2,487
Edgard 2,410
Boutte 2,373
Abita Springs 2,120
Jean Lafitte 2,011
Poydras 1,986
New Sarpy 1,805
Des Allemands 1,797
Montz 1,792
Lafitte 1,725
Port Sulphur 1,585
Ama 1,452
Paradis 1,308
Killona 921
Empire 898
Grand Isle 877
Madisonville 778
Boothville 726
Barataria 685
Wallace 667
Buras 650
Folsom 627
Sun 402
Taft 371
Venice 140
Triumph 54
Pointe a la Hache 32

Nearby Metro Areas

Name Population
Baton Rouge Metro Area 795,254
Jackson Metro Area 537,105
Birmingham Metro Area 1,122,192
Little Rock Metro Area 691,478
Memphis Metro Area 1,309,692
Houston Metro Area 5,836,814
Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area 6,280,597
Atlanta Metro Area 5,213,854
Nashville Metro Area 1,569,470
Austin Metro Area 1,681,167

Comparable Metro Areas

Name Population Distance
Baton Rouge Metro Area 795,254 56 mi.
Houston Metro Area 5,836,814 348 mi.
Tampa Metro Area 2,770,114 491 mi.
Miami Metro Area 5,526,089 661 mi.
Jackson Metro Area 537,105 149 mi.

ZIP Codes

Name Population
70072 57,040
70065 51,356
70003 40,258
70058 39,068
70056 38,379
70001 37,816
70458 35,454
70068 35,214
70119 33,827
70094 32,905
70115 32,501
70118 32,036
70433 31,267
70131 27,994
70461 27,220
70123 26,389
70122 25,598
70005 25,014
70114 24,162
70448 24,156
70460 22,440
70471 21,179
70117 20,716
70427 20,701
70002 18,760
70126 18,600
70127 18,159
70062 16,994
70435 16,979
70053 16,557
70037 16,408
70128 15,506
70125 15,267
70124 14,709
70006 14,588
70043 14,426
70070 13,370
70047 12,934
70130 12,287
70452 11,953
70121 11,888
70116 11,524
70447 10,695
70445 10,005
70420 8,499
70129 8,314
70087 8,213
70090 7,633
70113 6,911
70084 6,720
70437 6,676
70092 6,668
70431 4,669
70030 4,504
70057 4,165
70085 4,043
70075 3,838
70067 3,472
70032 3,372
70112 3,298
70079 3,243
70049 2,410
70083 2,168
70039 1,969
70051 1,929
70040 1,905
70041 1,684
70031 1,452
70080 1,439
70036 949
70076 907
70358 877
70464 580
70038 540
70091 184
70082 87
70463 67
70050 0
70163 0
70139 0

Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.33 Fontainebleau High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.33 Slidell High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
1.66 John Ehret High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Mandeville High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.33 Lusher Charter School Public, Magnet K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
1.33 Bonnabel Magnet Academy High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Covington High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.00 Northshore High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
2.00 L.W. Higgins High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Hahnville High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.00 Destrehan High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.33 Chalmette High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 East St. John High School Public 9-12 High
Jesuit High School Private 8-12 Middle, High
1.00 West Jefferson High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Grace King High School Public 9-12 High
Brother Martin High School Private 8-12 Middle, High
Mount Carmel Academy Private 8-12 Middle, High
1.66 Estelle Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 East Jefferson High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 W.L. Abney Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 Belle Chasse Primary School Public PK-4 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Little Oak Middle School Public 4-6 Elementary, Middle
3.00 Laplace Elementary School Public PK-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Archbishop Rummel High School Private 8-12 Middle, High
1.33 Helen Cox High School Public 9-12 High
Isidore Newman School Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.00 McDonogh 35 College Preparatory High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
2.33 Salmen High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.00 Fontainebleau Junior High School Public 7-8 Middle
St. Mary's Dominican High School Private 8-12 Middle, High
3.66 Belle Chasse Academy Public, Charter K-8 Elementary, Middle
St. Catherine of Siena School Private PK-7 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Belle Chasse High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
Archbishop Chapelle High School Private 8-12 Middle, High
2.33 Edna Karr High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 O.P. Walker Senior High School Public, Charter 9-12 High
3.66 Warren Easton Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Tchefuncte Middle School Public 4-6 Elementary, Middle
St. Paul's School Private 8-12 Middle, High
3.66 Madisonville Junior High School Public 4-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 John Q. Adams Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
St. Rosalie Elementary School Private PK-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Madisonville Elementary School Public PK-3 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Chalmette Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
Northlake Christian School Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
John Curtis Christian School Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Riverside Academy Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.00 J.D. Meisler Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
Academy of the Sacred Heart Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
St. Ann Elementary School Private PK-7 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.00 Bayou Woods Elementary School Public PK-3 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 Lafayette Academy of New Orleans Public, Charter PK-7 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Mandeville Middle School Public 4-6 Elementary, Middle
Immaculate Conception School Private PK-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.66 Pearl River High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.66 Lee Road Junior High School Public PK-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.33 T.H. Harris Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
Visitation of Our Lady School Private PK-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Pontchartrain Elementary School Public PK-3 Pre-K, Elementary
2.33 Woodland West Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
1.33 Ellender Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
St. Margaret Mary School Private PK-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.66 Joseph J. Davies Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
Metairie Park Country Day School Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Abita Springs Elementary School Public PK-3 Pre-K, Elementary
1.66 Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
Holy Cross High School Private 5-12 Elementary, Middle, High
St. Scholastica Academy Private 8-12 Middle, High
3.33 Dr. King Charter School Public, Charter PK-11 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Our Lady of the Lake School Private PK-7 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Arabi Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 Bonne Ecole Elementary School Public PK-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.00 Riverdale High School Public 9-12 High
St. Peter Elementary School Private PK-7 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Andrew the Apostle School Private PK-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Audubon Charter School Public, Magnet PK-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Christopher School Private PK-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.66 Riverdale Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 Belle Chasse Middle School Public 4-8 Elementary, Middle
4.33 Haynes Academy School for Advanced Studies Public, Magnet 6-12 Middle, High
2.33 Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School Public PK-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Mary's Academy Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
St. Joan of Arc Elementary School Private PK-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.66 Paul J. Solis Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
2.66 Slidell Junior High School Public 7-8 Middle
St. Philip Neri School Private PK-7 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Cypress Cove Elementary School Public PK-1 Pre-K, Elementary
1.33 Gretna Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Mandeville Junior High School Public 7-8 Middle
4.33 Woodlake Elementary School Public PK-3 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Lakeshore High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.66 Boyet Junior High School Public 7-8 Middle
2.00 Congetta Trippe Janet Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
1.00 James M. Singleton Charter School Public, Charter PK-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Martin's Episcopal School Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Benjamin Franklin High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Luling Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
1.66 East St. John Elementary School Public PK-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Augustine Senior High School Private 7-12 Middle, High

Colleges

Name
Delgado Community College
Southeastern Louisiana University
Tulane University
University of New Orleans
Nicholls State University
Pearl River Community College
River Parishes Community College
Loyola University New Orleans
Northshore Technical Community College - Sullivan
Xavier University of Louisiana
L.E. Fletcher Technical Community College
Southern University at New Orleans
Nunez Community College
Aveda Institute - Covington
Dillard University
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Our Lady of Holy Cross College
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans
Blue Cliff College - Metairie
ITT Technical Institute - Baton Rouge
ITI Technical College
University of Phoenix - New Orleans
ITT Technical Institute - Saint Rose
Crescent City Bartending School
Delta College - Louisiana
Virginia College - Biloxi
Eastern College of Health Vocations - New Orleans
Herzing University - New Orleans
Blue Cliff College - Gulfport
Cameron College
Compass Career College
Blue Cliff College - Houma
Vanguard College of Cosmetology - Slidell
Stevensons Academy of Hair Design
Saint Joseph Seminary College
Chris Beauty College
Denham Springs Beauty School
John Jay Kenner Academy
Infinity Career College - Gulfport
Omega Institute of Cosmetology
Unitech Training Academy - Houma
Day Spa Career College
South Louisiana Beauty College
Gretna Career College
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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Race New Orleans Metro Area United States Baton Rouge Metro Area Houston Metro Area Tampa Metro Area Miami Metro Area Jackson Metro Area
White 54.63% 64.16% 58.14% 40.29% 68.08% 35.54% 48.66%
African American 33.20% 12.21% 35.36% 16.93% 11.20% 19.77% 47.49%
Hispanic 7.61% 16.05% 3.23% 34.82% 15.80% 40.99% 2.04%
Asian 2.73% 4.67% 1.79% 6.44% 2.89% 2.21% 1.03%
Other 1.81% 2.87% 1.44% 1.48% 1.99% 1.45% 0.74%

Gender

Gender New Orleans Metro Area United States Baton Rouge Metro Area Houston Metro Area Tampa Metro Area Miami Metro Area Jackson Metro Area
Male 48.6% 49.2% 49.0% 49.7% 48.4% 48.4% 47.7%
Female 51.3% 50.8% 50.9% 50.3% 51.6% 51.6% 52.3%

Education Levels

Education Levels New Orleans Metro Area United States Baton Rouge Metro Area Houston Metro Area Tampa Metro Area Miami Metro Area Jackson Metro Area
Less than a high school diploma 16% 15% 15% 20% 13% 17% 15%
High school diploma or equivalent 30% 29% 32% 24% 31% 28% 25%
Some college or associate degree 28% 29% 27% 28% 30% 27% 31%
Bachelor's degree 17% 18% 17% 19% 17% 18% 19%
Master's degree or higher 9% 10% 9% 10% 9% 10% 10%

Age

Age New Orleans Metro Area United States Baton Rouge Metro Area Houston Metro Area Tampa Metro Area Miami Metro Area Jackson Metro Area
9 years and under 13% 13% 14% 16% 11% 12% 15%
10 to 17 years 11% 11% 11% 12% 10% 10% 12%
18 to 24 years 10% 10% 12% 10% 9% 9% 10%
25 to 34 years 14% 13% 14% 15% 12% 13% 14%
35 to 44 years 13% 14% 13% 15% 13% 14% 13%
45 to 54 years 15% 15% 14% 14% 15% 15% 14%
55 to 64 years 12% 12% 11% 10% 13% 11% 11%
65 and over 12% 13% 11% 8% 17% 16% 11%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Rent vs. Own New Orleans Metro Area United States Baton Rouge Metro Area Houston Metro Area Tampa Metro Area Miami Metro Area Jackson Metro Area
Rent 36.2% 33.9% 30.5% 36.9% 31.2% 35.0% 31.8%
Own 63.8% 66.1% 69.5% 63.1% 68.8% 65.0% 68.1%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Type of Crime New Orleans Metro Area United States Baton Rouge Metro Area Houston Metro Area Tampa Metro Area Miami Metro Area Jackson Metro Area
Rape 37.5 29.2 27.6 31.4 27.7 NA 71.0
Murder 53.2 5.6 28.5 9.7 5.8 NA 31.3
Robbery 293.5 150.7 446.2 420.3 192.6 NA 402.5
Assault 431.0 280.9 580.6 508.9 497.9 NA 337.9

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Type of Crime New Orleans Metro Area United States Baton Rouge Metro Area Houston Metro Area Tampa Metro Area Miami Metro Area Jackson Metro Area
Burglary 943.3 718.3 1,652.7 1,210.0 893.3 NA 2,130.4
Larceny 2,218.7 2,276.2 3,348.2 3,125.9 2,636.4 NA 3,344.7
Motor vehicle theft 610.4 275.5 208.2 585.0 234.2 NA 588.1

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