Total population by parish for the New Orleans metro

Published: Mar 25, 2016

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What is Orleans Parish?

Orleans Parish is the city of New Orleans. New Orleans and Orleans Parish are interchangeable. Their boundaries are the same, and they contain the same population.

Total population by parish for the New Orleans metro

Decennial counts (1980-2010) and the latest estimates (2011-2015)

Jefferson Orleans Plaquemines St. Bernard St. Charles St. James St. John St. Tammany Metro Area total
Census 1980 454,592 557,515 26,049 64,097 37,259 21,495 31,924 110,869 1,303,800
Census 1990 448,306 496,938 25,575 66,631 42,437 20,879 39,996 144,508 1,285,270
Census 2000 455,466 484,674 26,757 67,229 48,072 21,216 43,044 191,268 1,337,726
Census 2010 432,552 343,829 23,042 35,897 52,780 22,102 45,924 233,740 1,189,866
Estimate 2011* 434,018 360,779 23,642 39,502 52,414 21,817 45,049 236,844 1,214,065
Estimate 2012* 434,413 370,011 23,896 41,509 52,481 21,668 44,737 239,344 1,228,059
Estimate 2013* 435,217 378,921 23,585 43,409 52,657 21,631 43,618 242,470 1,241,508
Estimate 2014* 435,536 384,360 23,375 44,462 52,832 21,568 43,773 246,056 1,251,962
Estimate 2015 436,275 389,617 23,495 45,408 52,812 21,567 43,626 250,088 1,262,888

Source: The Data Center anlaysis of U.S. Census Bureau Decennial Census and Population Estimates 2015.

Note: The 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 population estimates have been revised with the release of the 2015 population estimates.

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