New Orleans, LA (River Rd / Dodge Ave)




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About New Orleans, LA (River Rd / Dodge Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

River Rd / Dodge Ave median real estate price is $205,328, which is more expensive than 77.6% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana and 54.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in River Rd / Dodge Ave is currently $994, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 40.3% of Louisiana neighborhoods.

River Rd / Dodge Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

River Rd / Dodge Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the River Rd / Dodge Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.1% in River Rd / Dodge Ave. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 56.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in New Orleans, the River Rd / Dodge Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the River Rd / Dodge Ave neighborhood has more French and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 21.8% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 2.7% have Welsh ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the River Rd / Dodge Ave (25.0%) than in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Astoundingly, the River Rd / Dodge Ave neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular New Orleans neighborhood.

In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the River Rd / Dodge Ave neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.9% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Louisiana, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Louisiana.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the River Rd / Dodge Ave neighborhood in New Orleans are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 51.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.1% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 83.2% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the River Rd / Dodge Ave neighborhood, 40.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 32.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.0%), and 11.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the River Rd / Dodge Ave neighborhood in New Orleans, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French (21.8%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (17.4%), and residents who report German roots (16.0%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (14.1%), along with some English ancestry residents (9.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the River Rd / Dodge Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.4%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in River Rd / Dodge Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (63.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (25.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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River Rd / Dodge Ave 0.101011101001110
New Orleans 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 5.40
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River Rd / Dodge Ave 0.101011101001110
New Orleans 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 33.53
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River Rd / Dodge Ave 0.101011101001110
New Orleans 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 34

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Better than of LA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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