New Orleans, LA Livability Score

New Orleans, LA is Extremely Livable
  • • New Orleans is ranked #72 in Louisiana
  • • New Orleans is ranked #5272 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
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The Locals

StatisticNew OrleansLouisianaNational
Population (2013)341,4074,625,470317,297,938
Population density (sq mi)2,01510790
Median age34.935.937.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%54%56%
Have children (under 18yrs)44%44%45%
African American60%32%13%
Speak English90%91%79%
Speak Spanish5%3%13%
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My favorite place on earthSo, the bad stuff first. A reviewer (Brian, I believe) mentioned New Orleans' ugly, negative characteristics, and I'm not going to lie and say he's making them ALL up. He isn't. I gave the city four stars rather than five in an attempt toRead full review
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  • November 24, 2011
Magnificent New Orleans, LAI lived in New Orleans for a year and a half. It truly is a great city full of great food and culture. I moved to New Orleans from Baton Rouge, so I found it a refreshing change with lots of things to do. There is always something new andRead full review

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  • March 01, 2011
Food in New OrleansThere is plenty of chatter about how great and unique food is in New Orleans. What's so special about it? You can get sea food pretty much anywhere. JustSee full question
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Neighborhoods in & around New Orleans, LA

Audubon, New Orleans873.4
Lakewood, New Orleans863.7
Lakeview, New Orleans854.4
Garden District, New Orleans851.8
Uptown, New Orleans852.7
Lake Shore-Lake Vista, New Orleans855.3
Marlyville-Fontainebleau, New Orleans852.6
French Quarter, New Orleans850.7
Lower Garden District, New Orleans841.2
City Park, New Orleans843.5
East Carollton, New Orleans843.3
West Riverside, New Orleans843.6
Touro, New Orleans842.3
Algeirs Point, New Orleans841.2
Black Pearl, New Orleans843.9
Lake Terrace And Oaks, New Orleans835.4
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