Percent of renters and homeowners paying unafforable housing costs in New Orleans, 1979, 1989, 1999, 2010, 2016. Households paying 35% or more of income on housing are defined as paying unaffordable housing costs.
Percent of households earning above and below living wage by race/ethnicity in New Orleans, 2016. Annual living wage for 1 Adult 1 Child in New Orleans is $47,611. These data represent households earning less than $45,000.