StatisticWest RiversideNew OrleansLouisiana
Population4,866382,9224,648,794
Population density (sq mi)4,9072,260108
Median age42.135.536.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a38%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1835%42%43%
Speak Englishn/a91%92%
Speak Spanishn/a4%4%

Key findings

  • The population density in West Riverside is 117% higher than New Orleans
  • The median age in West Riverside is 19% higher than New Orleans
  • In West Riverside 76.38% of the population is White
  • In West Riverside 20.45% of the population is Black
  • In West Riverside 1.40% of the population is Asian

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      West Riverside population breakdown by race

      RaceWest RiversideNew OrleansLouisiana
      White76.38%34.03%62.62%
      Black20.45%59.84%32.16%
      Asian1.40%2.93%1.69%
      American Indian0.09%0.20%0.57%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
      Mixed race1.27%1.63%1.83%
      Other race0.41%1.34%1.09%
      In West Riverside, 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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      West Riverside age breakdown

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