Metairie, Louisiana 

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Population

143,820

+6.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.6%

Median Income

$51,808

Median Home Price

$298,100

Median Age

40.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

2.0 / 8.2

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Metairie, Louisiana

Large city complex - Southeast Louisiana on the Mississippi Delta south of Lake Pontchartrain. April, November and October are the most pleasant months in Metairie, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Metairie, LA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Historic interest
Arts and culture
Entertainment
Cons
Flood risk
Crime rate
Hurricane dislocations


What Bert Has To Say About New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area

Long a complex multi-cultural city crossing a wide range of socio-economic strata, the New Orleans has had its share of problems with crime, education, social infrastructure, and economic health. At the same time, the city exudes a unique cross-cultural charm making it a favorite tourist spot as well as a proud home to many enjoying its arts, unique entertainment profile, and its French-accented Southern grace.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Louisiana
County: Jefferson County
Metro Area: New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Metairie
Zip Codes: 70003 70001 70005 70002 70006
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Metairie is 7.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Metairie jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Metairie's cost of living is 1.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Metairie's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Jefferson parish remained strongly Republican, 54.7% to 43.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Metairie's population is 143,820 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Metairie is Real Estate: $298,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.7%.

SCHOOLS
Metairie public schools spend $12,939 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Metairie. More Education



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Housing Market in Metairie

It's a good time to buy in Metairie. Home Appreciation is up 8.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Metairie is $298,100.

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Reviews for Metairie   11 Reviews
Visit - 7/24/2012
I've been to Metairie a few times on bisiness, but I can't wait to go back and stay for a while. Lovely town nice people, lovely places. Lots to do. I recommend it... Read More

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New Orleans, suburbs to the west; general comments - 8/18/2010
For Metairie, & New Orleans in general: Briefly, as a Geologist who has lived here for 30+ years, my view of the outlook for the New Orleans area is decidedly gloomy. ... Read More

An Accurate View Of Metairie. - 4/23/2009
Metairie is not a city in the strictest terms. It’s a developed unincorporated area of Jefferson Parish that’s inextricably linked to the Metro New Orleans Area. Metaire... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN METAIRIE, LOUISIANA
70003 70001 70005 70002 70006

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