StatisticGentilly WoodsNew OrleansLouisiana
Population density (sq mi)4,4192,260108
Median age32.035.536.2
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a38%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1838%42%43%
Speak Englishn/a91%92%
Speak Spanishn/a4%4%

Key findings

  • The population density in Gentilly Woods is 96% higher than New Orleans
  • The median age in Gentilly Woods is 10% lower than New Orleans
  • In Gentilly Woods 17.81% of the population is White
  • In Gentilly Woods 79.77% of the population is Black
  • In Gentilly Woods 2.14% of the population is Asian

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      Gentilly Woods population breakdown by race

      RaceGentilly WoodsNew OrleansLouisiana
      American Indian0.00%0.20%0.57%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
      Mixed race0.28%1.63%1.83%
      Other race0.00%1.34%1.09%
      In Gentilly Woods, 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

      Gentilly Woods age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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