Living in Metairie, LA

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-10

Metairie SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Metairie, LA Cost Of Living

102
Metairie's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average

Metairie, Louisiana Info Snack

Metairie (/mtri/ MET-r-ee; French: M├ętairie [meti]) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States and is a major part of the New Orleans Metropolitan Area. Metairie is the largest community in Jefferson Parish and the fifth-largest CDP in the United States. It is an unincorporated area that would be Louisiana's fourth-largest city if it were incorporated. The zip codes that serve the community are 70001-70006.
Population
143,481
Unemployment
4.2%
Poverty
11.4%
Median Home
$228,400
Median Income
$57,505
Median Rent
$935

Rankings for Metairie in Louisiana

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Map Of Metairie, LA

Population over time in Metairie

Year Population % Change
2017 143,481 -0.9%
2016 144,822 0.0%
2015 144,772 1.4%
2014 142,715 1.9%
2013 140,074 0.6%
2012 139,279 0.7%
2011 138,369 0.3%
2010 137,918 1.5%
2009 135,882 -

Race / Ethnicity in Metairie

White
68.6% (98,485)
African American
10.1% (14,552)
American Indian
0.1% (194)
Asian
4.0% (5,763)
Hawaiian
0.0% (15)
Other
0.4% (540)
Two Or More
1.1% (1,650)
Hispanic
15.5% (22,282)
Race Metairie LA USA
White 68.6% 58.8% 61.1%
African American 10.1% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 4.0% 1.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.1% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 15.5% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Metairie, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
5.8% (825,403)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.9% (560,266)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.6% (1,521,717)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.5% (1,366,474)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.6% (1,953,614)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.4% (2,493,005)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.1% (1,735,266)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.5% (2,076,944)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.5% (931,697)
$200,000 or more
6.2% (883,709)
Income Metairie LA USA
Less than $10,000 5.8% 9.6% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.9% 6.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.6% 12.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.5% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.6% 12.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.4% 16.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.1% 10.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.5% 12.3% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.5% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 6.2% 4.3% 7.0%

Gender in Metairie

Female
51.8% (74,362)
Male
48.2% (69,119)
Gender Metairie LA USA
Female 51.8% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Metairie for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (5,739)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (7,174)
High School / GED
28.0% (40,174)
Some College
22.0% (31,565)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (7,174)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (33,000)
Master's Degree
8.0% (11,478)
Professional Degree
4.0% (5,739)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,434)
Education Metairie LA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 16.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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