metairie Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 5,451 5.8 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 28,646 30.7 % 32.8 %
Some College 24,350 26.1 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 23,027 24.7 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 11,932 12.8 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 84,065 90.0 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 31,198 33.4 % 33.4 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 144,239 - -
19 years old and under 30,854 21.4 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 49,724 34.5 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 40,597 28.1 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 23,064 16.0 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 107,909 84.3 % 84.8 %
Spanish 18,477 14.4 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 1,629 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 21,058 36.6 % 33.2 %
Married 26,545 46.2 % 50.6 %
Separated 734 1.3 % 2.6 %
Divorced 9,137 15.9 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 65,736 - -
Occupied Housing Units 59,799 91.0 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 5,937 9.0 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 40,623 61.8 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 2,758 4.2 % 5.8 %
2-Units 2,264 3.4 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 5,200 7.9 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 1,951 3.0 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 3,771 5.7 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 8,832 13.4 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 294 0.4 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 43 0.1 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 2,943 4.5 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 5,597 8.5 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 22,870 34.8 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 16,802 25.6 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 12,837 19.5 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,628 2.5 % 13.1 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 119,055 83.5 % 75.7 %
African-American 14,604 10.2 % 13.1 %
Native American 266 0.2 % 0.8 %
Asian 6,248 4.4 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 2,482 1.7 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 50,749 53,657
Median Family Income 71,814 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 33,327 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 67.74 %
  • Temperature 87.62 ℉
  • Rainfall 5.61 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 16
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.03 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com