New Orleans Real Estate Market Overview

Could New Orleans, LA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about New Orleans. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near New Orleans such... as Metairie and Gretna. When you’re ready, Trulia has 1,994 resale and new homes in New Orleans lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$321,289

Average Listing Price

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1,994

Homes For Sale

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$1,600

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in New Orleans show a 2% week-over-week rise in average listing price and a -0% drop in median rent per month.


Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around New Orleans can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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17,108

Counts of Theft

12,433

Counts of Assault

5,899

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in New Orleans

There are 88 schools in New Orleans.

Elementary Schools
10

Lake Forest Elementary Charter School

Charter, K-8

10

Mandeville Middle School

Public, 4-6

10

Belle Chasse Primary School

Public, PK-4

Middle Schools
10

L.P. Monteleone Junior High School

Public, 7-8

10

Lake Forest Elementary Charter School

Charter, K-8

10

Lusher Charter School

Charter, K-12

High Schools
10

Benjamin Franklin High School

Charter, 9-12

10

New Orleans Center For Creative Arts

Public, 9-12

10

Lusher Charter School

Charter, K-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in New Orleans by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
46%
Single residents
Home owners
47%
Home owners
Median age
37
Median age
Household income
$35,515
Median household income
College educated
29%
College educated

Commute

Most people in New Orleans commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
88% commute by car
0% commute by bike
5% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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