New Orleans, LA Livability Score

New Orleans, LA is Extremely Livable
  • • New Orleans is ranked #62 in Louisiana
  • • New Orleans is ranked #4807 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
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 Orleans873.4
Lakewood, New Orleans863.7
Garden District, New Orleans851.8
Uptown, New Orleans852.7
Lakeview, New Orleans854.4
French Quarter, New Orleans850.7
Marlyville-Fontainebleau, New Orleans842.6
Lower Garden District, New Orleans841.2
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Touro, New Orleans842.3
East Carollton, New Orleans843.3
West Riverside, New Orleans843.6
City Park, New Orleans843.5
Algeirs Point, New Orleans831.2
Black Pearl, New Orleans833.9
Lake Terrace And Oaks, New Orleans835.4
Lake Shore-Lake Vista, New Orleans835.3
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Cities near New Orleans, LA

CityScoreMiles
Elmwood, LA857.1
Boutte, LA8319.3
Harahan, LA837.9
Abita Springs, LA8236.5
Presquille, LA8243.5
River Ridge, LA828.6
Metairie, LA825.4
Kenner, LA8210.6
CityScoreMiles
Bourg, LA8142
Mathews, LA8133.9
Mandeville, LA8128.1
Madisonville, LA8031.7
Hahnville, LA8020.3
Arabi, LA804
Edgard, LA7929.9
Norco, LA7920.7
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