Basic information about the Orleans Parish
The Orleans Parish is located in the state of Louisiana. This county occupies 351 square miles, with 182 square miles being water areas. There are 343.829 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Orleans Parish citizens, the 3 largest groups are Black or African American (60.17%), followed by White (32.99%) and Asian (2.9%). There are 142.158 households in the county, while 53,91% of them are family households and 46,09% represent non family households. There are 1 cities and towns in Orleans Parish. The most populated city is New Orleans city and the smallest town or village is .