Central City demographics profile

StatisticCentral CityNew OrleansLouisiana
Population density (sq mi)9,4332,26089
Median age36.235.536.2
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a38%52%
Speak Englishn/a91%92%
Speak Spanishn/a4%4%

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  • The population density in Central City is 317% higher than New Orleans.
  • The median age in Central City is 2% higher than New Orleans.
  • In Central City 21.74% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Central City 73.79% of the population is African American.
  • In Central City 2.59% of the population is Asian.

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Central City population breakdown by race

RaceCentral CityNew OrleansLouisiana
African American73.79%59.84%32.16%
American Indian0.09%0.20%0.57%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
Mixed race1.10%1.63%1.83%
Other race0.69%1.34%1.09%
In Central City, 5.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Central City age breakdown

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Source: The Central City, New Orleans, LA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).