New Orleans, LA Livability Score

New Orleans, LA is Exceptionally Livable
  • • New Orleans is ranked #10277 in Louisiana
  • • New Orleans is ranked #2360 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)341,4074,529,605309,138,711
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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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 Orleans853.4
Lakewood, New Orleans843.7
Lakeview, New Orleans844.4
Uptown, New Orleans842.7
Garden District, New Orleans841.8
Lake Shore-Lake Vista, New Orleans835.3
West End, New Orleans835.2
Marlyville-Fontainebleau, New Orleans832.6
French Quarter, New Orleans830.7
Lower Garden District, New Orleans831.2
City Park, New Orleans833.5
East Carollton, New Orleans833.3
West Riverside, New Orleans833.6
Algeirs Point, New Orleans821.2
Touro, New Orleans822.3
Black Pearl, New Orleans823.9
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