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Census 2000
Data Tables:

People & Household Characteristics

Housing & Housing Costs

Income & Poverty



Educational Attainment

Immigration & Language


Neighborhood Characteristics


Central City Neighborhood

“For 170 years, Central City has been home to the many immigrant and working class populations of New Orleans’ history – German, Irish, Italian, Jewish, and now African American residents. According to Census 2000 (the most recent available data) there were 8,147 households in Central City. However, recent demolitions of C.J. Peete and Guste Low-Rise housing developments in Central City suggest that this number may now be smaller.” [Read more in the Neighborhood Snapshot]

Street map with links to nearby neighborhoods:
  [ Census tract and zip code boundary maps ]

Census 2000 Data Tables: People & Household CharacteristicsHousing & Housing Costs, Income & Poverty, Transportation, Employment, Educational Attainment, Immigration & Language, Disabilities, Neighborhood Characteristics

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Last modified: October 5, 2002