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What were the demographics of New Orleans in the 1890s? Population, race, born overseas vs born in the US, that sort of thing.

And what would be the best source to do more research about New Orleans in the 1890s?

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    Welcome to HistorySE, @M.T. Black! What has your research shown you so far? Where have you already searched? Please help us to help you. You might find it helpful to review the site tour and help center. You may improve your question to comply with site guidelines with an edit and the help of How to Ask. Thanks! Empire of Sin has some information. – Mark C. Wallace Aug 6 at 22:27
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    Total population of Orleans Parish c. 1890 was a little over 242k. That data and a lot more here: familysearch.org/wiki/en/Orleans_Parish,_Louisiana_Genealogy – Brian Z Aug 6 at 23:32
  • Hi Mark, I've mostly looked on google and wiki, but I've not found the exact information I'm after. Wiki says the population was about 240,000, but says nothing about demographics. I appreciate your help - thanks! – M.T. Black Aug 7 at 9:35
  • Hi Brian, thankyou very much for your helpful answer! – M.T. Black Aug 7 at 9:35

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