Population: 2,629Median home value: $26,725 65 Ranks better than 41% of areas
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A+ Desire Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
A+ Desire Cost of Living Cost of living is 19% lower than Louisiana
7525% less expensive than the US average
New Orleans
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Desire cost of living
F Desire Crime Total crime is 119% higher than Louisiana
Total crime
8,584213% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 12213% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
11%Year over year crime is up
Desire crime
F Desire Employment Household income is 64% lower than Louisiana
Median household income
$16,34570% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$10,50665% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
16%239% higher than the US average
Desire employment
B Desire Housing Home value is 82% lower than Louisiana
Median home value
$26,72586% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$38659% lower than the US average
Home ownership
29%55% lower than the US average
Desire real estate or Desire rentals
F Desire Schools HS graduation rate is 9% lower than Louisiana
High school grad. rates
71%14% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/aequal to the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
New Orleans K-12 schools or New Orleans colleges

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Best Neighborhoods In & Around New Orleans, LA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Old Aurora, New Orleans865.118,186
Lake Shore-Lake Vista, New Orleans854.42,957
West End, New Orleans835.34,058
Central Business District, New Orleans823.92,584
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Audubon, New Orleans816.916,424
Lakeview, New Orleans814.58,015
Algeirs Point, New Orleans803.13,022
Fillmore, New Orleans792.95,653

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Elmwood, LA899.74,658
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River Ridge, LA8211.613,706
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Metairie, LA828.7144,772
Lafourche Crossing, LA8252,125
Lockport, LA8138.72,528
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