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Hispanics Saved New Orleans? Look again

Table 1:

New Orleans Population by Race/Hispanic ethnicity, 2000-2006

 

Total

white, non-Hispanic

Black, non-Hispanic

Hispanic

2000 Census

484,674

132,498

326,622

14,826

7/1/2005

452,170

122,107

304,685

14,536

7/1/2006

223,388

77,680

130,224

9,140

 

Population change:

2000-2005

-32,504

-10,391

-21,937

-290

2005-2006

-228,782

-44,427

-174,461

-5,396

 

% change:

2000-2005

-6.7%

-2.1%

-4.5%

-0.1%

2005-2006

-50.6%

-36.4%

-57.3%

-37.1%

Note: Data are for Orleans Parish.

Source: Census Bureau, County Characteristics Resident Population Estimates,

August 9, 2007.

 

Edwin S. Rubenstein (email him) is President of ESR Research Economic Consultants in Indianapolis.