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Orleans Parish

Population: 390,144

Median Household Income: $ 41,604

Persons in poverty: 23.5 %

High school graduate: 86.5 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 37.6 %

Persons without health insurance: 10.2 %

Households: 153,819

Number of Companies: 41,506

Men owned firms: 19,459

Women owned firms: 17,792

Veterans: 16,075

New Orleans is a consolidated city-parish located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Louisiana, it is the most populous city in Louisiana. Serving as a major port, New Orleans is considered an economic and commercial hub for the broader Gulf Coast region of the United States.