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.
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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
New Orleans, like many big cities in America, has a public transportation system, but the citizens of New Orleans are lucky because theirs is one of the most extensive and widely used. Many commuters choose to leave their cars at home and instead use the bus to get to and from work. In fact, for some people it is feasible to forgo car ownership entirely, avoiding the cost and headache of driving in heavy traffic. The benefits include reduced air pollution and load on the road network.
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||$212,075|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,093|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||4.49%|
|$58,001 - $115,000||12.13%|
|$115,001 - $231,000||38.13%|
|$231,001 - $346,000||19.01%|
|$346,001 - $462,000||10.78%|
|$462,001 - $577,000||5.16%|
|$577,001 - $866,000||5.99%|
|$866,001 - $1,154,000||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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