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


Average Listing Price

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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.


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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Counts of Burglary

Best Schools in New Orleans

There are 88 schools in New Orleans.

Elementary Schools

Lake Forest Elementary Charter School

Charter, K-8


Belle Chasse Primary School

Public, PK-4


Gretna No. 2 Academy For Advanced Studies

Public, PK-5

Middle Schools

Lake Forest Elementary Charter School

Charter, K-8


Lusher Charter School

Charter, K-12


L.P. Monteleone Junior High School

Public, 7-8

High Schools

New Orleans Center For Creative Arts

Public, 9-12


Benjamin Franklin High School

Charter, 9-12


Belle Chasse High School

Public, 8-12


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.

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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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