New Orleans, LA has a population of 382,922 and is the 51st largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,260 per sq mi which is 2448% higher than the Louisiana average and 2395% higher than the national average. The median age in New Orleans is 36 which is approximately 2% lower than the Louisiana average of 36. In New Orleans, 38% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 71% of New Orleans residents were born in Louisiana, 22% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.