Orleans Parish

Orleans Parish, Louisiana

1300 Perdido St Rm 9-E-06
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 658-4000
Fax: (504) 658-8647

In southeastern LA, southeast of Baton Rouge; organized 1807 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the city of France, former home of many early settlers

Area (sq mi):: 350.21 (land 180.56; water 169.66) Population per square mile: 2519.20
Population 2005: 454,863 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.20%; 1990-2000 -2.50% Population 2000: 484,674 (White 26.60%; Black or African American 67.30%; Hispanic or Latino 3.10%; Asian 2.30%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 33.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,258; median household $27,133; Population below poverty level: 27.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,523-$30,152
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 25.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • New Orleans County seat (462,269)

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    Senate Bill 432 transitions 52 Recovery School District charters back to the oversight of the Orleans Parish School Board by July 2018, unifying the system once more and giving local control back to the community.
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