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New Orleans Population by Race and Ethnicity

New Orleans Population by Race Graph

2010 Population by Race and Ethnicity New Orleans, LA Louisiana United States
Population by Race
White 142,107 36.90% 2,881,890 63.42% 221,809,059 71.91%
Black or African American 219,874 57.09% 1,415,798 31.16% 37,036,996 12.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native 20 0.01% 23,581 0.52% 3,026,418 0.98%
Asian 11,732 3.05% 74,052 1.63% 13,906,406 4.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 99 0.03% 2,301 0.05% 662,031 0.21%
Other 11,293 2.93% 146,662 3.23% 32,014,224 10.38%
Population by Ethnicity
Population Hispanic 18,686 4.85% 167,365 3.68% 49,511,501 16.05%
Population Non Hispanic 366,439 95.15% 4,376,919 96.32% 258,943,633 83.95%

The data for New Orleans, LA may also contain data for the following areas: New Orleans

Race versus Ethnicity: According to the Census, race and ethnicity are considered two separate and distinct identities. Hispanic or Latino origin is asked as a separate question and categorized under ethnicity. In addition to their race and/or races, all respondents are categorized by one of two ethnicities, which are "Hispanic" and "Non Hispanic."

Hispanic Ethnicity: According to the Census, people of Hispanic origin, were those who indicated that their origin was Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American or some other Hispanic origin. It should be noted that people of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

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