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New Orleans
  • City in Louisiana

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade D
  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 B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A

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New Orleans is a city in Louisiana with a population of 391,249. New Orleans is in Orleans Parish. Living in New Orleans offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In New Orleans there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in New Orleans and residents tend to be liberal.

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About New Orleans...
Population
391,249

Home Listings

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$250,000
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,025
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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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
    811.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    51
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    180.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    280.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    506.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,138.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    894.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%

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