The New Orleans-Metairie MSA is a seven county, metropolitan area located in southeastern Louisiana off the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.
After New Orleans faced Hurricane Katrina, one of the worst natural disasters this country has ever seen, the city saw a significant loss of population due to the damage. However, recently the city's population has begun to recover. The city is seeing almost double the amount of immigrants coming in as it did before Hurricane Katrina.
Total Population: 1,262,888
(An increase of 6.14 % in the past 5 years.)
- Foreign Born - 80,287
- Language Spoken at Home - 116,291