New Orleans, LA Livability Score

New Orleans, LA is Extremely Livable
  • • New Orleans is ranked #70 in Louisiana
  • • New Orleans is ranked #4818 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
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The Locals

StatisticNew OrleansLouisianaNational
Population (2013)343,8294,625,470316,128,839
Population (2000)484,6744,468,976281,421,906
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)39%53%58%
Have children (under 18yrs)50%51%48%
Caucasian28%63%83%
African American67%33%8%
Asian2%1%2%
Speak English92%90%88%
Speak Spanish4%2%7%
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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

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Seventh Ward, New Orleans0.5Bywater, New Orleans1.4
Marigny, New Orleans0.5Algeirs Point, New Orleans1.6
Saint Roch, New Orleans0.9Fairgrounds, New Orleans1.6
Treme' Lafitte, New Orleans1Bayou Saint John, New Orleans1.7
Saint Claude, New Orleans1Dillard, New Orleans1.8
French Quarter, New Orleans1.1Tulane-Gravier, New Orleans1.9
Iberville, New Orleans1.3Central Business District, New Orleans1.9
Florida, New Orleans1.4Desire, New Orleans2
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Cities near New Orleans, LA

CityMilesCityMiles
New Orleans, LA0Marrero, LA6.7
Arabi, LA3.7Westwego, LA7
Gretna, LA3.9Bridge City, LA7.2
Terrytown, LA5.2Metairie, LA7.3
Harvey, LA5.7Elmwood, LA7.7
Jefferson, LA5.9Woodmere, LA8
Chalmette, LA6.1Harahan, LA8.8
Timberlane, LA6.6Meraux, LA9
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