Whitney demographics profile

StatisticWhitneyNew OrleansLouisiana
Population density (sq mi)3,9102,26089
Median age37.935.536.2
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a38%52%
Speak Englishn/a91%92%
Speak Spanishn/a4%4%

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  • The population density in Whitney is 73% higher than New Orleans.
  • The median age in Whitney is 7% higher than New Orleans.
  • In Whitney 13.26% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Whitney 84.93% of the population is African American.
  • In Whitney 0.91% of the population is Asian.

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Whitney population breakdown by race

RaceWhitneyNew OrleansLouisiana
African American84.93%59.84%32.16%
American Indian0.00%0.20%0.57%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
Mixed race0.30%1.63%1.83%
Other race0.60%1.34%1.09%
In Whitney, 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 Whitney, New Orleans, LA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).