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Orleans Parish, LA Public Records

Civil District Court-New Orleans
421 Loyola Ave, Rm 402
Attn: Clerk of Civil Dist. Ct.
New Orleans, LA 70112 http://www.orleanscdc.com/
Hours: 8:30AM-5PM CST
P: 504-407-0406
F: 504-592-9128
Jurisdiction: Civil, Probate, Family
Restricted Records: No adoption or juvenile released
The Civil Court also oversees Conveyances, Mortgages, and Notaries Archives.
Criminal District Court-New Orleans
2700 Tulane Ave, Rm 115
New Orleans, LA 70119 http://www.criminalcourt.org/
Hours: 8:15AM-3PM clerk; 8AM-4PM records CST
P: 504-658-9000, 504-658-9183
F: 504-658-9113
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor
Restricted Records: No adoption or juvenile records released
Records Dept phone- 504-658-9028, open till 4PM.
New Orleans City Court
421 Loyola Ave, Rm 201
First City Court
New Orleans, LA 70112 http://www.orleanscdc.com/
Hours: 9AM-4PM CST
P: 504-407-0400
F: 504-592-9281
Jurisdiction: Civil Actions under $25,000, Small Claims, Evictions
Restricted Records: No sealed records released
Will receive fax docs for $5.00 1st 2 pages then $2.50 each add'l. Small claims phone-504-592-9154.
Second City Court of New Orleans
225 Morgan St, Rm 206
New Orleans, LA 70114 www.orleanscdc.com/sccclerk1.html
Hours: 9AM-4PM CST
P: 504-407-0435
F: 504-366-2970
Jurisdiction: Civil to $25,000, Small Claims, Eviction
New Orleans Municipal Court
727 S Broad St
New Orleans, LA 70119 www.nola.gov/municipal-court/
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 504-658-9700
F: 504-658-9725
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Ordinances
New Orleans Traffic Court
727 S Broad St
Violations Bureau
New Orleans, LA 70119 http://www.nola.gov/traffic-court/
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 504-658-8500
F: 504-658-8593
Jurisdiction: Traffic

Orleans Parish, LA Vital Records

Contact the Orleans Parish, Conveyance Office of the Clerk of Court if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Orleans Parish, Conveyance
Clerk of Court
http://www.orleanscivilclerk.com/
8:30AM-5PM CST
Phone: 504-407-0005
Fax: 504-592-9192
Recorded Documents, Birth, Death

Orleans Parish Vital Certificates

Orleans Parish Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Orleans Parish Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 180.56 sq mi
Population (2009): 354,850
  • Females: 52.9%
  • White: 33.3%
  • Black/African American: 62.3%
  • Asian: 2.9%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 4.7%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 29.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): -129,824
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 4.2%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 8.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 22.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 74.7%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 25.8%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.48
Housing Units (2000): 215,091
Homeownership Rate (2000): 46.5%
Migration Flow to Orleans Parish, LA from (2007-2008):

Orleans Parish Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $13,254,376
  • Construction: $465,566
  • Retail Trade: $453,997
  • Professional and Technical Services: $1,706,714
  • Healthcare: $778,674
  • Banking: $641,637
  • Retail Trade: $453,997
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $767,316
  • Manufacturing: $629,780
  • Farms: $0
  • Government: $2,797,610
Employed (2000): 191,739
Unemployed (2000): 20,203
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.4%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $53,433
Local Government Employment (2007): 11,814
Local Government Revenue (2007): $1,536,705 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $2,046,386 (thou. dol.)

Orleans Parish Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 4,093
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.2
Deaths (2007): 2,660
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.2
Infant Deaths (2007): 40
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.8

Orleans Parish Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 2,893
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 179
  • Forcible rape: 76
  • Robbery: 1,087
  • Aggravated Assault: 1,551
Property Crimes (2008): 15,208
  • Burglary: 4,645
  • Larceny-Theft: 7,346
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 3,217

Orleans Parish Genealogy Records