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 (10.70%), food service (9.83%) and sales jobs (9.40%).
One thing noticeable about New Orleans, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because New Orleans is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes New Orleans a great place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun. In fact, New Orleans is one of the top larger cities in America for educated single professionals to flock.
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.
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 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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