French Quarter demographics profile

StatisticFrench QuarterNew OrleansLouisiana
Population3,286382,9224,645,670
Population density (sq mi)6,8332,26089
Median age54.535.536.2
Male/Female ratio1.5:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a38%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1811%42%43%
Speak Englishn/a91%92%
Speak Spanishn/a4%4%
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  • The population density in French Quarter is 202% higher than New Orleans.
  • The median age in French Quarter is 54% higher than New Orleans.
  • In French Quarter 94.64% of the population is White.
  • In French Quarter 3.49% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In French Quarter 0.93% of the population is Asian.

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French Quarter population breakdown by race

RaceFrench QuarterNew OrleansLouisiana
White94.64%34.03%62.62%
Black or African American3.49%59.84%32.16%
Asian0.93%2.93%1.69%
American Indian0.43%0.20%0.57%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
Mixed race0.52%1.63%1.83%
Other race0.00%1.34%1.09%
In French Quarter, 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 French Quarter, New Orleans, LA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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