New Orleans, LA (Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St)




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About New Orleans, LA (Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St median real estate price is $193,874, which is more expensive than 74.3% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana and 51.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St is currently $1,004, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 60.8% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana.

Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 26.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 91.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 14.3% of residents in the Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 99.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (17.6% ride the bus) than 96.0% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Finally, more people in Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St choose to walk to work each day (13.8%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: People

The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 57.8%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America. The Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St neighborhood also has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (59.9%) than found in 95.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 4.0% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Louisiana.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.2% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 15.2% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 34.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 9.3% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.7% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 24.1% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 63.3% of the residential real estate in the Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 96.3% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St neighborhood in New Orleans are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 96.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 59.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.2% of U.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 Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St neighborhood, 40.1% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.8%), and 10.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St neighborhood in New Orleans, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (15.2%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (15.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.4%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.9%), along with some French ancestry residents (3.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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 Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America. However, there is also a significant group of residents (9.3%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (45.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (17.6%) and 14.3% of residents also bicycle for their daily commute. 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St 0.101011101001110
New Orleans 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 5.40
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Saint Bernard Ave / Columbus St 0.101011101001110
New Orleans 0.101011101001110
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New Orleans 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of LA school districts.

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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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