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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Orleans Parish School District is 368,471. The Orleans Parish School District population density is 1,052.14 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 87.84 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Orleans Parish School District is black, which represent 59.61% of the total population. The average Orleans Parish School District education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 368,471. #3

Population Growth Since 2005-2009, see rank

Orleans Parish School District

*The Orleans Parish School District population growth rate is since 2005-2009. The Louisiana and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.

Population Density, #5

Orleans Parish School District
1,052.14 per square mile
87.84 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:125,296 (34.00%, #66)
Black:219,645 (59.61%, #5)
Hispanic:19,911 (5.40%, #9)
Asian:10,885 (2.95%, #4)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):1,135 (0.31%, #38)
One Race, Other:5,418 (1.47%, see rank)
Two or More Races:6,092 (1.65%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:4,886 (24.54%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:967 (4.86%, see rank)
Cuban:1,326 (6.66%, see rank)
Central American:8,157 (40.97%, see rank)
South American:1,963 (9.86%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:1,201 (11.03%, see rank)
Chinese:1,097 (10.08%, see rank)
Filipino:613 (5.63%, see rank)
Japanese:363 (3.33%, see rank)
Korean:443 (4.07%, see rank)
Vietnamese:6,723 (61.76%, see rank)
Asian, Other:445 (4.09%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

333,092 (90.40%) out of the total population of 368,471 reported first ancestry.

 Orleans Parish School District% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Arab1,0320.28%, see rank0.38%0.56%
Czech4570.12%, see rank0.12%0.47%
Danish4250.12%, see rank0.10%0.42%
Dutch1,4510.39%, see rank0.55%1.40%
English15,8494.30%, see rank6.04%8.02%
French25,2336.85%, see rank15.95%3.34%
German25,2716.86%, see rank7.86%15.03%
Greek8080.22%, see rank0.13%0.41%
Hungarian6320.17%, see rank0.11%0.46%
Irish21,9205.95%, see rank7.64%10.80%
Italian15,4354.19%, see rank4.79%5.52%
Norwegian1,1560.31%, see rank0.26%1.42%
Polish3,0160.82%, see rank0.47%3.01%
Portuguese2810.08%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian1,8980.52%, see rank0.17%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2,0220.55%, see rank0.82%0.99%
Scottish3,8661.05%, see rank1.01%1.72%
Subsaharan African10,1492.75%, see rank0.78%0.95%
Swedish1,2150.33%, see rank0.27%1.27%
Swiss3270.09%, see rank0.07%0.30%
Ukrainian4150.11%, see rank0.05%0.31%
American11,6273.16%, see rank9.99%7.12%
Welsh1,3540.37%, see rank0.25%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 176,743 (47.97%, see rank)
Females: 191,728 (52.03%, see rank)

Orleans Parish School District
Male: 47.97%
Female: 52.03%
Male: 48.91%
Female: 51.09%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Orleans Parish School District
35.10 years old
36.00 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Orleans Parish School District
34.40 years old
34.80 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Orleans Parish School District
35.90 years old
37.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Orleans Parish School District% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Under 5 years23,1916.29%, see rank6.77%6.36%
5 to 9 years21,0455.71%, see rank6.76%6.51%
10 to 14 years20,4225.54%, see rank6.71%6.59%
15 to 19 years22,4996.11%, see rank6.75%6.85%
20 to 24 years31,1598.46%, see rank7.58%7.13%
25 to 34 years65,50717.78%, see rank14.11%13.47%
35 to 44 years45,78012.42%, see rank12.32%12.96%
45 to 54 years49,72913.50%, see rank13.77%14.09%
55 to 64 years46,92112.73%, see rank12.34%12.29%
65 to 74 years24,2416.58%, see rank7.39%7.64%
75 to 84 12,4793.39%, see rank3.99%4.25%
85 years and over5,4981.49%, see rank1.52%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Orleans Parish School DistrictLouisianaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population250,155, 100%3,010,828209,056,129
Less Than High School37,920, 15.16%, see rank17.15%13.67%
High School Graduate60,154, 24.05%, see rank33.95%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree65,933, 26.36%, see rank26.77%29.09%
Bachelor Degree49,225, 19.68%, see rank14.67%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree36,923, 14.76%, see rank7.45%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.74, see rank12.9613.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Orleans Parish School District LouisianaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten10,76564.02%35.98%71.34%28.66%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)33,09278.66%, see rank21.34%, see rank83.17%16.83%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)16,21179.37%, see rank20.63%, see rank82.53%17.47%90.60%9.40%
College27,30555.68%, see rank44.32%, see rank82.21%17.79%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School9,74443.27%, see rank56.73%, see rank70.15%29.85%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Orleans Parish School DistrictLouisianaU.S.
Total Households150,409, 100%1,718,876116,211,092
Average Household Size2.37, see rank2.602.63
1 Person Households60,433, 40.18%, see rank28.75%27.57%
2 or More Person Households89,976, 59.82%, see rank71.25%72.43%
Family Households (Families)77,261, 51.37%, see rank65.93%66.22%
Average Family Size3.39, see rank3.303.32
Married-Couple Family40,634, 27.02%, see rank43.93%48.42%
Nonfamily Households73,148, 48.63%, see rank34.07%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Orleans Parish School District%LouisianaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total303,813see rank3,670,053252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over143,892100%, see rank1,775,744123,281,364
Never Married73,33650.97%, see rank37.38%35.77%
Married51,15635.55%, see rank48.92%52.04%
Widowed3,7072.58%, see rank2.93%2.57%
Divorced15,69310.91%, see rank10.76%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over159,921100%, see rank1,894,309129,692,771
Never Married73,90246.21%, see rank31.45%29.48%
Married50,00631.27%, see rank45.30%49.19%
Widowed15,1159.45%, see rank10.15%9.16%
Divorced20,89813.07%, see rank13.09%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Orleans Parish School District%LouisianaU.S.
Native346,21093.96%, see rank96.05%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence264,49171.78%, see rank78.10%58.73%
Born in Different State79,04221.45%, see rank17.32%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2,6770.73%, see rank0.63%1.42%
Foreign Born22,2616.04%, see rank3.95%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship9,5512.59%, see rank1.57%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship12,7103.45%, see rank2.38%7.09%
Born In Europe2,8000.76%, see rank0.35%1.53%
Born In Asia7,4802.03%, see rank1.28%3.82%
Born In Africa1,0610.29%, see rank0.14%0.55%
Born In Oceania2010.05%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America10,3192.80%, see rank2.10%6.83%
Born In Northern America4000.11%, see rank0.06%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Orleans Parish School District%LouisianaU.S.
English134,09789.15%, see rank88.49%79.39%
Spanish7,6755.10%, see rank4.04%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages4,8423.22%, see rank5.91%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages3,1872.12%, see rank1.26%3.36%
Other6080.40%, see rank0.30%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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