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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C-
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    A-
Plum Orchard is a neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana with a population of 5,124. Plum Orchard is in Orleans Parish. Living in Plum Orchard offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. Residents of Plum Orchard tend to be liberal. The public schools in Plum Orchard are above average.
About Plum Orchard...
Population
5,124

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$153,388
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$851
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    55%
  • Own
    45%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    992
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    233
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,440
    500
  • Theft
    1,634
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1,128
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$19,000
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    13%
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New Orleans is a very great city. There is no other city like it in the world. But New Orleans can also be a very dangerous place.
The crime in New Orleans is bad.