New Orleans, Louisiana 

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+31.5% since 2020

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2.0 / 8.2

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Best Places to Live in New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana is a vibrant and unique city with plenty of attractions to explore. Home to the iconic Bourbon Street and French Quarter, visitors can experience the city's rich culture through music, art, cuisine, and festivals. Outdoor enthusiasts can take a stroll through City Park or visit the Audubon Zoo, while history buffs can explore historical landmarks such as the Cabildo. With its bustling atmosphere, great cultural attractions and countless outdoor experiences to choose from, New Orleans promises to provide any visitor with an unforgettable experience. Large city complex - Southeast Louisiana on the Mississippi Delta south of Lake Pontchartrain.
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: 1.6% higher
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

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New Orleans, La Housing Market
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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.


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

Compared to the rest of the country, New Orleans's cost of living is 1.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare New Orleans's Cost of Living

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

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

New Orleans's population is 383,974 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 31.5%. Learn More...

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

The median home cost in New Orleans is Real Estate: $256,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.1%.

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 6.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in New Orleans is $256,000.
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Reviews for New Orleans   86 Reviews
Unhappy here - 7/19/2022
I've lived here for going on 3 years. The person who lives with me wanted us to move here. It got old for me very soon after we moved here. Neither of us like it. ... Read More

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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

Hamage - 5/30/2021
Sorry new Orleans No... Read More

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70119, 70122, 70118, 70131, 70115, 70126, 70117, 70127, 70114, 70124, 19 total


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