Orleans Parish, LA population by gender
The table below shows Orleans Parish's population by gender
|Gender||Population||% of Total Population|
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Orleans Parish, LA population by gender, in percentage
The female percentage in the USA is 50.50% while the male percentage is 49.50%, compared to 52.51% females and 47.49% males in Orleans Parish, LA.
The above comparison shows there are more females than males in the Orleans Parish county as compared to the nation.
Orleans Parish, LA gender ratio
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021
In Orleans Parish, LA, there are less men than women. The Orleans Parish, LA gender ratio is 90.4:100 i.e. 90.4 men to 100 women (0.904).
This ratio is lower than the national average of 98:100 i.e 98 men to 100 women (0.980).
Orleans Parish, LA gender ratio by age
In Orleans Parish, LA, the sex ratio for children under 18 years is 102.5 boys per 100 girls (102.5:100).Having said that, for seniors aged 80 and older, there are 61.4 males per 100 females (61.4:100).
On the national level, the sex ratio (male per 100 females) for under 18 age group is 104.8:100, and 64.5:100 for the senior population 80 years and older.
The table below lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for Orleans Parish, LA.
|Age Group||Population (Male)||Population (Female)||Gender Ratio|
|Under 5 years||11,286||10,738||1.05|
|5 to 9 years||11,004||9,714||1.13|
|10 to 14 years||10,535||11,504||0.92|
|15 to 19 years||10,576||10,925||0.97|
|20 to 24 years||10,915||11,952||0.91|
|25 to 29 years||14,580||16,591||0.88|
|30 to 34 years||16,060||18,326||0.88|
|35 to 39 years||15,583||15,891||0.98|
|40 to 44 years||10,611||12,625||0.84|
|45 to 49 years||10,817||11,554||0.94|
|50 to 54 years||11,145||12,088||0.92|
|55 to 59 years||12,237||12,999||0.94|
|60 to 64 years||11,698||13,818||0.85|
|65 to 69 years||9,656||11,530||0.84|
|70 to 74 years||7,307||8,561||0.85|
|75 to 79 years||3,656||5,232||0.70|
|80 to 84 years||2,346||3,490||0.67|
|85 years and over||2,320||4,104||0.57|
Interesting observation from the above table:
- The sex ratio at birth is 1.051 i.e. 105.1 boys per 100 girls.
- For the 60-64 years, the sex ratio is 0.847 i.e. 15.3 less men per 100 women.
- While for senior most population of 85+ age group, the sex ratio is 0.565 i.e. 56.5 senior men per 100 senior women.
Orleans Parish, LA population by gender & age
For male population, the largest age group is 30-34 years with a population of 16,060. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 30-34 years with a population of 18,326.
As you can note from the above numbers, the largest age group for men and women are same. The above comparison also shows that there are 2,266 more females than males, in the age group 30-34 years (The largest age group for both of the genders).
Under the age of 5, there are 11,286 boys and 10,738 girls in Orleans Parish, LA. Thus there are 548 more boys than girls under the age of 5.
Between the age group of 60-64 years, there are 11,698 males and 13,818 females in Orleans Parish, LA. Thus there are 2,120 less males than females between the age of 60 and 64 years.
For the senior most age group of 85+ years, there are 2,320 males and 4,104 females.
Things to know
What percent of Orleans Parish, LA is female?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Orleans Parish, LA population of 383,974, 52.51% percent are females.
What percentage of Orleans Parish, LA is male?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Orleans Parish, LA population of 383,974, 47.49% percent are males.
What is the male to female ratio in Orleans Parish, LA?
In Orleans Parish, LA, the male to female ratio is 90.4:100 i.e. 90.4 men to 100 women (0.904).
- U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates