New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area, Louisiana 

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Population

1,272,258

+11.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.0%

Median Income

$47,412

Median Home Price

$238,400

Median Age

37.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

2.6 / 8.1

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area, Louisiana

Large city complex - Southeast Louisiana on the Mississippi Delta south of Lake Pontchartrain. April, October and November are the most pleasant months in the New Orleans-Metairie metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
State: Louisiana
County:
Metro Area: New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area
City: New Orleans, Metairie, 77 total
Zip Codes: 70072, 70065, 70003, 70056, 70001, 70433, 70058, 70119, 70122, 70458, 85 total
Cost of Living: -0.9% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

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New Orleans-Metairie, La Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
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Pros
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Cons
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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-Metairie Metro Area is 8.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area's cost of living is 0.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the New Orleans-Metairie metro area remained moderately Democratic, 52.1% to 46.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area's population is 1,272,258 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 11.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area is Real Estate: $238,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.3%.

SCHOOLS
New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area public schools spend $15,024 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in New Orleans-Metairie

It's a good time to buy in New Orleans-Metairie. Home Appreciation is up 9.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in New Orleans-Metairie is $238,400.
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Hell - 4/7/2018
New Orleans is like an abusive partner that pushes you to the ground, only to kick you in your gut twice as hard the second time around. During the hurricane season,... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN NEW ORLEANS-METAIRIE METRO AREA, LOUISIANA
70072, 70065, 70003, 70056, 70001, 70433, 70058, 70119, 70122, 70458, 85 total

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