Find Therapists and Counselors in New Orleans, LA

Find a Therapist in New Orleans, LA

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About New Orleans

New Orleans is a city in Louisiana. It is located on the Mississippi River and has a land area of 169 square miles. New Orleans has been described as “the birthplace of jazz.” The city is well known for its annual Mardi Gras celebration.

New Orleans is home to 391,000 people. The ethnic composition of the population is 58% black, 31% white, 6% Hispanic, and 3% Asian. From 2010 to 2016, the number of residents increased by 14%. Roughly 18,000 military veterans live in New Orleans. 

Six percent of people in New Orleans are foreign-born. Almost 9% of residents speak a foreign language at home. Approximately 15,300 Spanish speakers, 6,300 Vietnamese speakers, and 4,000 French speakers live in the city.

New Orleans residents earn an average wage of $28,400 per fiscal year. The median household income is $37,500. Over 26% of people in New Orleans live below the poverty line.

Mental Health in New Orleans

From 2014 to 2015, the New Orleans Police Department received an average of 10 calls per day involving mental health concerns. Local emergency rooms treated an average of 18 people with mental health crises each day. The use of outpatient beds increased across the city during that time, suggesting more residents began seeking care outside of emergency departments. The United States Census estimates 16% of New Orleans residents under age 65 do not have medical insurance. 

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  4. QuickFacts: New Orleans city, Louisiana. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/neworleanscitylouisiana/PST045216