New Orleans, LA Livability Score

New Orleans, LA is Exceptionally Livable
  • • New Orleans is ranked #41 in Louisiana
  • • New Orleans is ranked #4111 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
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The Locals

StatisticNew OrleansLouisianaNational
Population (2013)341,4074,625,470317,297,938
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%
Caucasian34%63%74%
African American60%32%13%
Asian3%2%5%
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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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

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Audubon, New Orleans883.4
West Riverside, New Orleans873.6
Lakewood, New Orleans873.7
Algeirs Point, New Orleans871.2
City Park, New Orleans873.5
Lower Garden District, New Orleans871.2
Marlyville-Fontainebleau, New Orleans872.6
Uptown, New Orleans872.7
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Garden District, New Orleans861.8
Navarre, New Orleans863.4
Lakeview, New Orleans864.4
East Carollton, New Orleans863.3
Central Business District, New Orleans860.1
Marigny, New Orleans861.2
French Quarter, New Orleans860.7
Black Pearl, New Orleans863.9
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Cities near New Orleans, LA

CityScoreMiles
Elmwood, LA867.1
Harahan, LA867.9
River Ridge, LA868.6
Mandeville, LA8428.1
Metairie, LA845.4
Boutte, LA8419.3
Abita Springs, LA8436.5
Madisonville, LA8431.7
CityScoreMiles
Kenner, LA8410.6
Presquille, LA8243.5
Destrehan, LA8216.8
Bourg, LA8242
Belle Chasse, LA818.2
Mathews, LA8133.9
Hahnville, LA8120.3
Norco, LA8020.7
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