Census Data Shows New Orleans Population is Bouncing Back
NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - The newest census data shows New Orleans is continuing its post-hurricane Katrina comeback.
The latest numbers shows the city grew by 8,800 people in 2013.
Those figures raise New Orleans to 83 percent of the pre-Katrina population.
In Baton Rouge, the population grew by 1,000 people.
Louisiana as a whole showed a population increase of 3% over the past three years.
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