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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, New Orleans is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (10.92%), sales jobs (9.67%) and food service (9.54%).
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.
New Orleans is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
New Orleans is a big city, and with that comes lots of benefits. One benefit is that most big cities have public transit, but New Orleans really shines when it comes to the extensiveness and use of its public transit system. More than most large American cities, New Orleans citizens use public transit daily to get to and from work. And while there are transportation options, most people in New Orleans ride the bus. Whereas in some cities one is destined to sit in traffic every morning to get to work and every evening to get home, in New Orleans a lot leave their cars at home (if they even choose to own one), and hop a ride on the bus.
The overall education level of New Orleans citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.71% of adults in New Orleans have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in New Orleans in 2010 was $26,500, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,000 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 French, German, 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||142,158|
|NEW ORLEANS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||45.63%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||54.37%|
|TYPE OF NEW ORLEANS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||44.24%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||13.36%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||22.34%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||19.09%|
|SIZE OF NEW ORLEANS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.81%|
|AGE OF NEW ORLEANS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||8.86%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||25.79%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||34.06%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||31.29%|
|NEW ORLEANS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$200,114|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,026|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||4.38%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||12.25%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||38.60%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||20.15%|
|$327,001 - $436,000||10.09%|
|$436,001 - $545,000||4.51%|
|$545,001 - $817,000||6.26%|
|$817,001 - $1,089,000||2.17%|
|PEOPLE OF NEW ORLEANS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.36%|
|5 TO 17||14.68%|
|18 TO 24||11.78%|
|25 TO 34||17.24%|
|35 TO 54||26.23%|
|55 TO 64||12.49%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.23%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||84.52%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$37,146|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$26,500|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||27.34%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (14.45%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.68%)
Public Service (5.34%)
Real estate (2.12%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||59.84%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.36%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.07%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.63%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.51%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||5.32%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||French (4.09%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (90.16%)
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