Ranked in the 92nd percentile


  • Jefferson is ranked #49 in Louisiana
  • Jefferson is ranked #2,141 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Jefferson, LA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Old Aurora, New Orleans869.618,186
Lake Shore-Lake Vista, New Orleans865.62,957
West End, New Orleans834.34,058
Central Business District, New Orleans825.12,584
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Audubon, New Orleans812.716,424
Lakeview, New Orleans814.38,015
Algeirs Point, New Orleans806.23,022
Fillmore, New Orleans805.85,653

Best Cities Near Jefferson, LA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Elmwood, LA891.94,658
Bayou Country Club, LA8743.11,429
Harahan, LA853.39,321
Mandeville, LA8428.912,244
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
River Ridge, LA82413,706
Lafourche Crossing, LA8212.32,125
Metairie, LA822.9144,772
Lockport, LA8131.62,528

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Jefferson, Louisiana: On the Banks of the Mississippi

Located right on the Mississippi River, I love living in Jefferson, Louisiana. The area itself is very basic. The neighbors here though more than make up for the lack of basic needs. Everyone knows everyone and will always offer a helping hand if you are in a tight situation. The best areas in Jefferson, Louisiana are the views of the mighty Mississippi River. There are some scenic views here in the community. This area really has no stores or restaurants, but this has not bothered me. As a suburb of New Orleans, you can easily find everything that you need within a 15-minute drive. There are shopping and dining opportunities galore within a quick drive. The crime rate in this immediate area has stayed low, but being close to New Orleans you do hear more about violent crimes in the larger more city like areas that are close by. I do feel safe though walking down the sidewalk here. The local school system is also decent. I have only heard good things about it.
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Source: The Jefferson, LA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).