StatisticLakewoodNew OrleansLouisiana
Population1,812382,9224,648,794
Population density (sq mi)1,7632,260108
Median age46.335.536.2
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a38%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%42%43%
Speak Englishn/a91%92%
Speak Spanishn/a4%4%

Key findings

  • The population density in Lakewood is 22% lower than New Orleans
  • The median age in Lakewood is 30% higher than New Orleans
  • In Lakewood 93.67% of the population is White
  • In Lakewood 3.64% of the population is Black
  • In Lakewood 2.65% of the population is Asian

Compare New Orleans, LA Demographics

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      Lakewood population breakdown by race

      RaceLakewoodNew OrleansLouisiana
      White93.67%34.03%62.62%
      Black3.64%59.84%32.16%
      Asian2.65%2.93%1.69%
      American Indian0.00%0.20%0.57%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
      Mixed race0.05%1.63%1.83%
      Other race0.00%1.34%1.09%
      In Lakewood, 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

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      Lakewood age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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