West Lake Forest demographics profile

StatisticWest Lake ForestNew OrleansLouisiana
Population4,260382,9224,645,670
Population density (sq mi)3,2402,26089
Median age33.535.536.2
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a38%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%42%43%
Speak Englishn/a91%92%
Speak Spanishn/a4%4%
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  • The population density in West Lake Forest is 43% higher than New Orleans.
  • The median age in West Lake Forest is 6% lower than New Orleans.
  • In West Lake Forest 2.04% of the population is White.
  • In West Lake Forest 96.56% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In West Lake Forest 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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West Lake Forest population breakdown by race

RaceWest Lake ForestNew OrleansLouisiana
White2.04%34.03%62.62%
Black or African American96.56%59.84%32.16%
Asian0.00%2.93%1.69%
American Indian0.00%0.20%0.57%
Native Hawaiian0.30%0.03%0.03%
Mixed race0.70%1.63%1.83%
Other race0.40%1.34%1.09%
In West Lake Forest, 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 West Lake Forest, New Orleans, LA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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