Desire demographics profile

StatisticDesireNew OrleansLouisiana
Population density (sq mi)1,3542,26089
Median age35.535.536.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a38%52%
Speak Englishn/a91%92%
Speak Spanishn/a4%4%

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  • The population density in Desire is 40% lower than New Orleans.
  • The median age in Desire is equal to New Orleans.
  • In Desire 2.42% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Desire 96.41% of the population is African American.
  • In Desire 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Desire population breakdown by race

RaceDesireNew OrleansLouisiana
African American96.41%59.84%32.16%
American Indian0.00%0.20%0.57%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
Mixed race0.42%1.63%1.83%
Other race0.76%1.34%1.09%
In Desire, 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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Source: The Desire, New Orleans, LA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).