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Orleans Parish Louisiana Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Orleans Parish Louisiana area was $36,999 in 2017, the latest figures available. Orleans Parish median household income is $9,146 lower than the median Louisiana household income and $23,337 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Orleans Parish median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Orleans Parish are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Orleans Parish Louisiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Louisiana $46,145 +0.06% -0.07%
Orleans Parish $36,999 -6.36% +0.55%

Trends in Orleans Parish, LA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Orleans is $36,999. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $45,764 and is now $8,765 (19.15%) lower. From a post peak low of $36,753 in 2012, real median household income for Orleans has now grown by $246 (0.67%).

Real Median Household Income: Orleans Parish, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Orleans Parish

Date US Louisiana Orleans Parish
2017 $60,336 $46,145 $36,999
2016 $58,856 $46,117 $39,513
2015 $57,709 $47,313 $40,432
2014 $55,613 $46,179 $36,798
2013 $55,072 $46,549 $38,609
2012 $54,948 $45,934 $36,753
2011 $55,162 $45,585 $38,275
2010 $56,388 $47,891 $42,506
2009 $57,519 $48,666 $41,767
2008 $59,382 $49,914 $43,086
2007 $60,135 $48,504 $45,764
2006 $59,051 $47,943 $43,704

Orleans Parish Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Orleans Parish was $55,138 in 2017. Compared to the median Louisiana family income, Orleans Parish median family income is $5,372 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Orleans Parish will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Orleans Parish Louisiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Louisiana $60,510 +3.04% +3.20%
Orleans Parish $55,138 -0.62% +9.85%

Trends in Orleans Parish, LA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Orleans is $55,138. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $58,374 and is now $3,236 (5.54%) lower. From a post peak low of $47,205 in 2011, real median family income for Orleans has now grown by $7,933 (16.81%).

Real Median Family Income: Orleans Parish, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Orleans Parish

Date US Louisiana Orleans Parish
2017 $73,891 $60,510 $55,138
2016 $72,591 $58,727 $55,483
2015 $70,627 $61,009 $57,373
2014 $68,313 $58,635 $50,196
2013 $67,488 $58,888 $51,174
2012 $66,880 $57,823 $49,233
2011 $67,126 $58,547 $47,205
2010 $68,289 $59,103 $49,796
2009 $69,958 $61,190 $49,492
2008 $72,321 $61,589 $58,374
2007 $72,500 $60,119 $54,401
2006 $71,330 $58,819 $58,201

Orleans Parish Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Orleans Parish was $28,297 in 2017. Compared to the median Louisiana per capita income, Orleans Parish median per capita income is $2,412 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Orleans Parish will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Orleans Parish Louisiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Louisiana $25,885 -1.26% +0.70%
Orleans Parish $28,297 -5.08% -4.77%

Trends in Orleans Parish, LA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Orleans is $28,297. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $29,811 and is now $1,514 (5.08%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Orleans Parish, Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Orleans Parish

Date US Louisiana Orleans Parish
2017 $32,397 $25,885 $28,297
2016 $31,798 $26,216 $29,811
2015 $31,019 $26,339 $29,663
2014 $29,942 $25,704 $29,713
2013 $29,706 $26,029 $28,413
2012 $29,221 $25,457 $27,486
2011 $29,173 $24,994 $27,365
2010 $29,361 $25,759 $28,260
2009 $30,246 $26,307 $26,886
2008 $31,488 $26,599 $24,320
2007 $31,629 $25,995 $27,823
2006 $30,795 $24,823 $29,018