StatisticBywaterNew OrleansLouisiana
Population density (sq mi)3,8472,260108
Median age40.635.536.2
Male/Female ratio1.2:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a38%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1830%42%43%
Speak Englishn/a91%92%
Speak Spanishn/a4%4%

Key findings

  • The population density in Bywater is 70% higher than New Orleans
  • The median age in Bywater is 14% higher than New Orleans
  • In Bywater 67.55% of the population is White
  • In Bywater 28.09% of the population is Black
  • In Bywater 0.39% of the population is Asian

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      Bywater population breakdown by race

      RaceBywaterNew OrleansLouisiana
      American Indian0.34%0.20%0.57%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
      Mixed race2.09%1.63%1.83%
      Other race1.54%1.34%1.09%
      In Bywater, 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Bywater age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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