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

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Downtown is a neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana with a population of 3,074. Downtown is in Orleans Parish and is one of the best places to live in Louisiana. Living in Downtown offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Downtown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Downtown and residents tend to lean liberal.

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About Downtown...
Population
3,074

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$511,396
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,179
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    76%
  • Own
    24%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    4,621.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    7,257.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    6,722.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    59,893
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    12,375.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$57,922
National
$62,843
Families with Children
3%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

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