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Lakewood
  • Neighborhood in New Orleans, LA

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

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Lakewood is a neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana with a population of 1,885. Lakewood is in Orleans Parish and is one of the best places to live in Louisiana. Living in Lakewood offers residents a sparse urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lakewood there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Lakewood and residents tend to have moderate political views.

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About Lakewood...
Population
1,885

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$657,150
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,588
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    6%
  • Own
    94%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    531.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    531.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    212.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$176,383
National
$62,843
Families with Children
38%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    40%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

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