New Orleans, Louisiana 

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Population

389,617

22% Decline

Unemployment Rate

6.8%

Median Income

$36,964

Avg. Home Price

$187,100

Best Places to Live in New Orleans, Louisiana

Large city complex - Southeast Louisiana on the Mississippi Delta south of Lake Pontchartrain
Pros
-Historic interest
-Arts and culture
-Entertainment
Cons
-Flood risk
-Crime rate
-Hurricane dislocations

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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.


QUICK FACTS

City: New Orleans
Zip Codes: 70119, 70118, 70115, 70122, 70131, 70126, 70114, 70127, 70117, 70124, 19 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in New Orleans is 6.8% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. New Orleans jobs have increased by 1.15%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, New Orleans's cost of living is 7.50% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare New Orleans's Cost of Living
POPULATION
New Orleans's population is 389,617 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -21.60%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in New Orleans is $187,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.73%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in New Orleans

It's a good time to buy in New Orleans. Home Appreciation is up 4.7% in the last 12 months. Browse New Orleans Real Estate.

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Reviews for New Orleans   77 Reviews
Hell - 4/7/2018
I ended up on a site that provided reviews of the city of Jacksonville and it sounds like a very potential nightmare. A bit Tulsa meets the worse part of New Orleans. It... Read More

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RELIGION - 10/9/2015
NEW ORLEANS, LA HAS A CHURCH ON ALMOST EVERY BLOCK! WE HAVE VARIOUS RELIGIONS. CATHOLIC,BAPTIST,PROSTESTANT,NON-DENOMINATIONAL,ETC. WE ARE A PART OF THE SOUTH AND WE... Read More

Metairie and New Orleans - 8/18/2015
Metairie is an infinitely better place to live than N.O. proper. It might be a bland suburb, but nearly all of the good schools are here as well as a much, much lower... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
70119, 70118, 70115, 70122, 70131, 70126, 70114, 70127, 70117, 70124, 19 total
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