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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A
Uptown is a neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana with a population of 6,255. Uptown is in Orleans Parish and is one of the best places to live in Louisiana. Living in Uptown offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Uptown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Uptown and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Uptown are above average.
About Uptown...
Population
6,255

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$481,684
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,255
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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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
    104.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    104.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,985.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,433.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    582.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$71,779
National
$55,322
Families with Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    35%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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Everyone automatically thinks of rowdy Bourbon when it comes to New Orleans, but the real magic is Uptown. Here you will find affordable to pricey local boutiques on Magazine St. As well as culinary dishes that specialize in the unique authenic taste of New Orleans. And at the Audobon Zoo, they all asked for you! The zoo is a staple to the city and is a must-see attraction.
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I take a walk in my neighborhood every evening to look at the amazing residential architecture and neighbors homes. It's such a quaint space in town, not to mention walking Magazine Street or Saint Charles for shops and bars!
The uptown area is a great place to live, work, and study. There are many shops and restaurants to enjoy, with also many quiet streets to live on. Love the uptown area!