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Metairie
  • City in Louisiana

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Metairie is a city in Louisiana with a population of 142,135. Metairie is in Jefferson Parish and is one of the best places to live in Louisiana. Living in Metairie offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Metairie there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Metairie and residents tend to lean liberal.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$236,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$952
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

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