Most Expensive New Orleans Neighborhoods
New Orleans is a large coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 384,320 people and 189 constituent neighborhoods, New Orleans is the largest community in Louisiana.
New Orleans real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although New Orleans house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, New Orleans isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Orleans are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Orleans is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Orleans who work in office and administrative support (10.70%), food service (9.83%) and sales jobs (9.40%).
New Orleans is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of New Orleans. This makes New Orleans a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, New Orleans presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.
One of the nice things about New Orleans is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
One of the benefits of being a big city like New Orleans is having a public transportation system, but in New Orleans the transit system is the mode of choice for lots of people getting to and from work every day. You will find many people using the bus for their daily commute, even though other transportation options exist. If you ask these commuters, many will tell you that not having to drive in the snarl of big city traffic is one of main reasons for leaving the car at home, or even not owning a car at all. With so many people taking the bus New Orleans benefits from a reduction in air pollution and traffic.
The education level of New Orleans citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.44% of adults in New Orleans have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in New Orleans in 2010 was $27,255, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,020 for a family of four. However, New Orleans contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
New Orleans is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call New Orleans home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Orleans residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in New Orleans include German, French, Irish, English, Italian and African.
The most common language spoken in New Orleans is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NEW ORLEANS INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||150,409|
|NEW ORLEANS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||45.27%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||54.73%|
|TYPE OF NEW ORLEANS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||44.17%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||13.13%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||22.47%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||19.36%|
|SIZE OF NEW ORLEANS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.69%|
|AGE OF NEW ORLEANS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||9.79%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||25.87%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||33.38%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||30.97%|
|NEW ORLEANS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$199,979|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,209|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||4.49%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||12.13%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||38.13%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||19.01%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||10.78%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||5.16%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||5.99%|
|$816,001 - $1,089,000||2.37%|
|PEOPLE OF NEW ORLEANS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.29%|
|5 TO 17||14.50%|
|18 TO 24||11.32%|
|25 TO 34||17.78%|
|35 TO 54||25.92%|
|55 TO 64||12.73%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.46%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||84.84%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$36,964|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$27,255|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||27.68%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (14.38%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.81%)
Public Service (5.23%)
Real estate (2.10%)
Information Technology (2.00%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||59.61%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.28%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.03%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.47%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.65%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||5.40%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (6.86%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (90.57%)
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