New Orleans, Louisiana 

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Population

388,182

+31.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.3%

Median Income

$36,964

Median Home Price

$178,500

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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.

New Orleans, 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.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Louisiana
County: Orleans County
Metro Area: New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly liberal
City: New Orleans
Zip Codes: 70119, 70122, 70118, 70131, 70115, 70126, 70117, 70127, 70114, 70124, 19 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in New Orleans is 5.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). 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
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VOTING
Orleans parish voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
New Orleans's population is 388,182 people. Since 2010, 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: $178,500. 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 1.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in New Orleans is $178,500.

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Reviews for New Orleans   82 Reviews
Most Friendly, Positive City I’ve Ever Lived In! - 9/24/2020
I’ve lived here for four years and plan to stay forever. What it lacks in infrastructure and weather, it makes up for with a sense of adventure, community, a... Read More

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not bad - 12/21/2019
alright well, i dont know the city well, but here are some of my impressions. i had just come from ny, so i was used to people being very rude, so needless to say, new... Read More

Thoughts in Alabama - 8/22/2019
Sadly, the reviews here about the dangerous police, dangerous crime, corruption of public officials, bad race relations, bottom of the barrel education, and absence of a... 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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