Jul 16, 2021 · See also: New Orleans, Louisiana. New Orleans is a city in Orleans Parish, Louisiana. As of 2013, its population was 378,715. New Orleans and the parish of Orleans operate as a merged city-parish government. City government See also: Mayor-council government. The city of New Orleans uses a strong mayor and city council system.
Louisiana (French: La Louisiane; La Louisiane française) or French Louisiana was an administrative district of New France.Under French control from 1682 to 1769 and 1801 (nominally) to 1803, the area was named in honor of King Louis XIV, by French explorer René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle.
In 2012, Census figures showed that New Orleans reached 81% of its pre-Katrina population, and there are still no official figures on how low the population of Louisiana's largest city fell after the storm. In 2013, it was reported that New Orleans grew 28.2% between 2007 and 2012.
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Population reaches approximately 102,000 or double the 1830 population. At this point, New Orleans is the wealthiest city in the nation, the third-most populous city, and the largest city in the South. (New York City's population was 312,000. Baltimore and New Orleans were the same size, with Baltimore showing only 100 more people.)
At the time of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, at least one in six of the roughly 8,000 people living in New Orleans was a free person of color. The city's population, both white and black, increased significantly between 1791 and 1810 due to an influx of émigrés displaced by the Haitian Revolution (led by Toussaint Louverture, a free man of ...
Aug 14, 2013 · The population of New Orleans fell from 484,674 before Katrina (April 2000) to an estimated 230,172 after Katrina (July 2006) — a decrease of 254,502 people and a loss of over half of the city’s population.(1) By July of 2012, the population was back up to 369,250 — 76% of what it was in 2000.