A Profile of Wealth in the New Orleans Metro

Blog post by Robert Habans, Haleigh Tomlin
June 18, 2024

The Data Center   (New Orleans)

The racial wealth gap has been widely reported at the national level, but there is little local data on wealth. Using a novel way of estimating local data, this brief gives a first look at the distribution of household wealth in the New Orleans metro, examining differences by age and race among other demographic variables.