New Orleans, Louisiana 

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Population

389,476

+31.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

11.0%

Median Income

$36,964

Median Home Price

$254,600

Median Age

35.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

2.0 / 8.2

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in New Orleans, Louisiana

Large city complex - Southeast Louisiana on the Mississippi Delta south of Lake Pontchartrain. April, November and October are the most pleasant months in New Orleans, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
State: Louisiana
County: Orleans County
Metro Area: New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area
City: New Orleans
Zip Codes: 70119, 70122, 70118, 70131, 70115, 70126, 70117, 70127, 70114, 70124, 19 total
Cost of Living: -3.7% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

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New Orleans, LA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in New Orleans is 11.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. New Orleans jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, New Orleans's cost of living is 3.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare New Orleans's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, November and October are the most pleasant months in New Orleans, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Orleans parish remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 83.1% to 15.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
New Orleans's population is 389,476 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 31.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in New Orleans is Real Estate: $254,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.5%.

SCHOOLS
New Orleans public schools spend $18,605 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in New Orleans. More Education



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Housing Market in New Orleans

It's a good time to buy in New Orleans. Home Appreciation is up 8.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in New Orleans is $254,600.
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Reviews for New Orleans   85 Reviews
Like a Sartre play with crawfish - 6/18/2022
Lived here 20 years, transplant from a dank Midwestern metropolis. For the first 15 years I was pretty much one of those rabid people foaming at the mouth whenever... Read More

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Hamage - 5/30/2021
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New Orleans is Not for Civil people - 5/30/2021
The city of New Orleans is a hell pit. For starters it’s ranked as the Most Corrupt, One of the top heavy crime areas in the nation. Murders are common. Drugs are out of... Read More
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ZIP CODES IN NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
70119, 70122, 70118, 70131, 70115, 70126, 70117, 70127, 70114, 70124, 19 total

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