Metairie SnackAbility

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

Metairie, Louisiana Info Snack

Metairie (/mtri/ MET-r-ee; French: Métairie [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
144,822
Unemployment
4.8%
Poverty
12.5%
Median Home
$223,000
Median Income
$55,221
Median Rent
$912

Rankings for Metairie in Louisiana

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Map Of Metairie, LA

Population over time in Metairie

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

Race / Ethnicity in Metairie

White
69.4% (100,534)
African American
9.7% (14,064)
American Indian
0.2% (309)
Asian
3.8% (5,516)
Hawaiian
0.0% (4)
Other
0.3% (441)
Two Or More
1.1% (1,530)
Hispanic
15.5% (22,424)
Race Metairie LA USA
White 69.4% 59.0% 61.5%
African American 9.7% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 3.8% 1.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.1% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 15.5% 5.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Metairie, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
6.4% (926,860)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.1% (593,770)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.4% (1,506,148)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (1,520,631)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.6% (1,969,579)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.4% (2,519,902)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.7% (1,694,417)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.1% (2,041,990)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.8% (839,967)
$200,000 or more
6.0% (868,932)
Income Metairie LA USA
Less than $10,000 6.4% 10.0% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.1% 6.4% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.4% 12.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 10.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.6% 13.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.4% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.7% 10.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.1% 12.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.8% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 6.0% 4.0% 6.3%

Gender in Metairie

Female
51.9% (75,135)
Male
48.1% (69,686)
Gender Metairie LA USA
Female 51.9% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.1% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Metairie for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (5,842)
9-12th Grade
5.3% (7,631)
High School / GED
27.6% (39,939)
Some College
22.3% (32,309)
Associate's Degree
5.5% (7,900)
Bachelor's Degree
22.6% (32,717)
Master's Degree
7.7% (11,084)
Professional Degree
3.7% (5,324)
Doctorate Degree
1.4% (2,071)
Education Metairie LA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.4% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.3% 10.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 27.6% 33.8% 27.3%
Some College 22.3% 21.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 5.5% 5.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 22.6% 15.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 7.7% 5.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 3.7% 1.7% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.4% 1.0% 1.4%

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