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New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area&

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Population
1.27M
0.47% growth
Median Age
37.7
Median Household Income
$48,804
0.95% growth
Poverty Rate
17%
Number of Employees
590,096
0.39% decline
Median Property Value
$188,100
0.11% decline

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Economy

The economy of New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area employs 590,096 people. The economy of New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Accommodation & Food Service; and Utilities, which employ respectively 2.56; 1.31; and 1.28 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area are Healthcare & Social Assistance (79,431), Retail trade (61,707), and Accommodation & Food Service (59,814), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($71,442), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($52,114), and Utilities ($50,989).

Median household income in New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area is $48,804. Males in New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area have an average income that is 1.54 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,003. The income inequality of New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476 which is lower than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area. In Louisiana the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 65 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,221. Orleans Parish, LA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Louisiana.

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The closest comparable data for the metropolitan statistical area of New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area is from the state of Louisiana.

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Diversity

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area is home to a population of 1.27M people, from which 95.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area is composed of 657,231 White residents (51.8%), 435,885 Black residents (34.4%), 111,119 Hispanic residents (8.76%), 36,735 Asian residents (2.9%), and 20,430 Two+ residents (1.61%). The most common foreign languages in New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area are Spanish (75,469 speakers), Vietnamese (16,392 speakers), and French (10,423 speakers), but compared to other places, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area has a relative high number of Vietnamese (16,392 speakers), French (10,423 speakers), and Arabic (3,510 speakers).

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Education

In 2015 universities in New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area awarded 19,294 degrees. The student population of New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area is skewed towards females, with 6,526 male students and 12,768 female students. Most students in New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area are White (9,683 and 50.2%), followed by Black or African American (5,114 and 26.5%), Hispanic or Latino (1,375 and 7.13%), and Unknown (998 and 5.17%). The largest universities in New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area by number of graduates are Tulane University of Louisiana (4,471 and 23.2%), Delgado Community College (3,513 and 18.2%), and Aveda Institute-Covington (2,049 and 10.6%). The most popular majors in New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area are General Psychology (411 and 2.13%), General Business Administration & Management (380 and 1.97%), and General Biological Sciences (370 and 1.92%). The median tuition costs in New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area are $36,938 for private four year colleges, and $7,150 and $20,967 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area is $188,100, which is 0.92 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $188,300 to $188,100, a 0.11% increase. The homeownership rate of New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area is 60.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area have an average commute time of 24.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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