Orleans county is located in southeast Louisiana. Orleans county has 169.42 square miles of land area and 180.79 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Orleans county population is 368,471, which has shrunk 23.98% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 2.96% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Orleans county median household income is $36,964 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 36.23% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 38.15% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Orleans county median house value is $184,100 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 110.88% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 65.18% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Orleans county is much better than the state average in quality. The Orleans county area codes are 504, 985.
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