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Lower Ninth Ward
  • Neighborhood in New Orleans, LA

Report Card

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

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Lower Ninth Ward is a neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana with a population of 4,074. Lower Ninth Ward is in Orleans Parish. Living in Lower Ninth Ward offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Lower Ninth Ward there are a lot of bars. Many families and retirees live in Lower Ninth Ward and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Lower Ninth Ward...
Population
4,074

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$151,366
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$914
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,543.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    185.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    2,902.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,488.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1,883.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$21,339
National
$62,843
Families with Children
20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    national  12%

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