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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 $45,615 in 2019, the latest figures available. Orleans Parish median household income is $5,458 lower than the median Louisiana household income and $20,097 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Orleans Parish median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Orleans Parish are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Orleans Parish Louisiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Louisiana $51,073 +4.72% +6.19%
Orleans Parish $45,615 +16.61% +10.69%

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

The current median household income for Orleans is $45,615. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $47,728 and is now $2,113 (4.43%) lower. From a post peak low of $38,331 in 2012, real median household income for Orleans has now grown by $7,284 (19.00%).

Real Median Household Income: Orleans Parish, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Orleans Parish

Date US Louisiana Orleans Parish
2019 $65,712 $51,073 $45,615
2018 $63,059 $48,773 $39,119
2017 $62,927 $48,126 $38,588
2016 $61,383 $48,097 $41,209
2015 $60,187 $49,344 $42,168
2014 $58,001 $48,162 $38,378
2013 $57,437 $48,548 $40,267
2012 $57,307 $47,906 $38,331
2011 $57,531 $47,543 $39,918
2010 $58,809 $49,947 $44,332
2009 $59,988 $50,756 $43,561

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Orleans Parish Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Orleans Parish was $67,322 in 2019. Compared to the median Louisiana family income, Orleans Parish median family income is $2,217 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Orleans Parish will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Orleans Parish Louisiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Louisiana $65,105 +3.39% +6.30%
Orleans Parish $67,322 +8.71% +16.34%

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

At $67,322, the median family income for Orleans was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Orleans Parish, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Orleans Parish

Date US Louisiana Orleans Parish
2019 $80,944 $65,105 $67,322
2018 $77,786 $62,968 $61,928
2017 $77,064 $63,108 $57,505
2016 $75,707 $61,248 $57,865
2015 $73,660 $63,629 $59,837
2014 $71,246 $61,153 $52,352
2013 $70,386 $61,417 $53,372
2012 $69,752 $60,306 $51,347
2011 $70,009 $61,062 $49,232
2010 $71,221 $61,641 $51,935
2009 $72,962 $63,818 $51,617

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Orleans Parish Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Orleans Parish was $34,034 in 2019. Compared to the median Louisiana per capita income, Orleans Parish median per capita income is $5,372 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Orleans Parish will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Orleans Parish Louisiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Louisiana $28,662 +3.22% +4.83%
Orleans Parish $34,034 +15.08% +9.47%

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

At $34,034, the per capita income for Orleans was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Orleans Parish, Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Orleans Parish

Date US Louisiana Orleans Parish
2019 $35,672 $28,662 $34,034
2018 $34,444 $27,768 $29,574
2017 $33,788 $26,996 $29,512
2016 $33,163 $27,341 $31,091
2015 $32,351 $27,470 $30,937
2014 $31,228 $26,808 $30,989
2013 $30,982 $27,146 $29,633
2012 $30,476 $26,550 $28,666
2011 $30,425 $26,067 $28,540
2010 $30,622 $26,865 $29,474
2009 $31,545 $27,436 $28,041

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