New Orleans, Louisiana

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New Orleans is located in Orleans Parish, LA. The population is , making New Orleans the largest city in Orleans Parish and the largest city in the state of Louisiana.

There are 84 public schools in New Orleans with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for New Orleans is very low, and there are 15 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in New Orleans is moderate and the median home sales price is $221,875. Detailed and up-to-date New Orleans property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near New Orleans include Arabi, Chalmette and Meraux.

New Orleans Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 16.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 51.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 32.4%

Crime Rate

42.62% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 611
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 364
  • Burglary: 645
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 15 offenders in New Orleans
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1,118 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 44
  • Registered Polluters: 31
  • Superfunds: 33
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,010

Unemployment

Moderate 4.3%
  • Louisiana unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.8%

Property Values

Median Property Value $221,875

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84 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 84 K-12 public schools in New Orleans, LA and 46 private schools. Homefacts rates New Orleans's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

15 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$223,450 compared to August 2017
Median Sales Price
$221,875 compared to August 2017

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    23.9%
  • Rented
    41.6%
  • Owned
    34.6%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1,026 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of New Orleans, LA issued 1,026 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,026 permits, 574 were issued for single family homes and 452 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of New Orleans, LA issued 895 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 895 permits, 736 were issued for single family homes and 159 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $734
  • 1 Bedroom: $857
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,035
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,324
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,536

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Environmental Hazards

1118 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (587/609)
    New Orleans, LA has 96.39% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    New Orleans, LA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.39 Average
    New Orleans, LA is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 57.1°
  • February 60.33°
  • March 65.45°
  • April 71.52°
  • May 77.62°
  • June 83.98°
  • July 84.64°
  • August 86.43°
  • September 81.86°
  • October 72.16°
  • November 63.06°
  • December 56.1°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for New Orleans, LA

Earthquakes
New Orleans, LA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
New Orleans, LA has a very high risk of hurricanes.
Hail
New Orleans, LA has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
New Orleans, LA has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in New Orleans, LA: $35,041

Unemployment

Unemployment in New Orleans is 4.3%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 60.93%
White Collar - 39.07%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Bobby Jindal
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy
  • Sen. David Vitter

City Representatives

  • Steve Scalise
  • Cedric Richmond

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

94 FCC Towers view all

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