New Orleans

95 reviews
  1. City in Louisiana
A-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    C-
  3. Real Estate
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    A

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$184,100
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$927
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
  • K-8 Schools
  • High Schools
  • Colleges

    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    C-
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    National
    • Assault
      492
      264
    • Murder
      39
      5
    • Rape
      63
      37
    • Robbery
      380
      135
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    National
    • Burglary
      893
      1
    • Theft
      2,663
      2,114
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      676
      257

    Residents

    Diversity
    A
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Median Household Income
    $36,964
    National
    $53,046
    Children
    18%
    Education Levels
    National
    • Master's degree or higher
      15%
      11%
    • Bachelor's degree
      20%
      18%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      26%
      29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      24%
      28%
    • Less than high school diploma
      15%
      14%

    Reviews

    95 reviews
    • Excellent
      15
    • Very Good
      21
    • Average
      47
    • Poor
      7
    • Terrible
      5
    New Orleans is a magic multicultural city. There are people of different nationalities, cultures, and ethnic groups. There are a lot of event and preferences for each community and every wallet. Also, it has many opportunities to get a good education. Residents of New Orleans are really friendly and open-mind. It is a Big Easy in any direction!
    • Current Resident
    • 2 months ago
    There is no other city like New Orleans. This city is filled with so much culture and character of its own. The people here are extremely nice and very hospitable. However, Just like any other city, New Orleans is constantly evolving and making the necessary changes to still be known as a great city. Oh and you can't leave out the food, this place has amazing food! I love New Orleans and there is just no place like home!
    • Current Resident
    • 2 months ago
    New Orleans Is a very diverse city as far as ethnicity. The culture is one of the best and originals of all states in the United States. There are so many things to enjoy! I would like to see the level of safety of the people in the city and visiting stepped up a lot more. Overall it's a great place to go to school, Work and have fun.
    • Current Resident
    • 18 days ago