Population & Demographics

We provide high demand briefs covering demographic shifts across the New Orleans metro, poverty in Southeast Louisiana, our growing Latino population, and the rise of single-person households.

Neighborhood Change Rates: Growth continues through 2018

Aug 23, 2018

This brief examines where the most growth has happened in the last few years, as well as how much neighborhoods have recovered since Katrina. The latest Census and postal data suggest that population growth in New Orleans has slowed. The postal data shows that 58 of the city’s 72 neighborhoods experienced an increase in active residences from 2017 to 2018. On the other hand, 12 neighborhoods lost active residences from 2017 to 2018.

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Assets & Opportunity Profile: New Orleans

Aug 14, 2012

This report examines the financial security of New Orleans families, including how many people in our community live without a checking or savings account, car, health insurance, a healthy credit score, and other assets.

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The Loss of Children from New Orleans Neighborhoods

Feb 10, 2011

This brief examines 2010 census data for New Orleans neighborhoods and identifies changes from past decades. Included are total population counts, child population counts, percent of total population that are children and child population density.

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