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Orleans Parish, LA

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Orleans Parish, LA
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatNew Orleans, LA
  • Population343,829
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 169.4199
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 2029.4000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010343,829191 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)20102,029.4073 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201860.2%48 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20185.6%1294 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201311 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201311 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20194.9%606 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016836.002524 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201623.9%2290 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)201610.401140 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201825.6%3058 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)201610165 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201023.6%3051 of 3140
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201834.0%212 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$852,317,000.00172 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201194.77979 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201990.9%366 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20191.9049 of 165
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20186205 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.051436 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2019$20,521.66744 of 826
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$16,701,964,000.00101 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20102.0%1395 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201242.9%167 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201837266 of 1961
Inmates Executed, All Races (Cumulative Since 1977) (County)1977-2018468 of 198
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201823337 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20103,699306 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)2019182.932999 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$824,000,000.00186 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$4,793,000,000.00326 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$507,000,000.00227 of 2178
Population (County)2050341,000275 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$250,814.00364 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050317,000196 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205035,000240 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)20501,66149 of 2780
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