These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In New Orleans


We used science and data to determine which New Orleans neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In New Orleans

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that New Orleans has to offer. Where houses go for over 2.56x the national median and household incomes are 2.23x the national median.

But where exactly in New Orleans do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Lake Shore-Lake Vista where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in New Orleans out of 71:

  1. Lake Shore-Lake Vista
  2. Lakewood
  3. Audubon
  4. Lake Terrace And Oaks
  5. Lakeview
  6. Garden District
  7. New Aurora-English Turn
  8. Uptown
  9. Algeirs Point
  10. French Quarter

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $841,741. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in New Orleans.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In New Orleans

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criteria:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in New Orleans by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Lake Shore-Lake Vista, was named the richest neighborhood in New Orleans.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Iberville.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in New Orleans ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In New Orleans

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Lake Shore-Lake Vista $111,480
2 Lakewood $105,962
3 Audubon $104,439
4 Lake Terrace And Oaks $102,828
5 Lakeview $82,163
6 Garden District $75,024
7 New Aurora-English Turn $70,547
8 Uptown $68,067
9 Algeirs Point $60,774
10 French Quarter $60,457
11 Marlyville-Fontainebleau $59,760
12 West Riverside $59,575
13 Lake Catherine $58,929
14 Lower Garden District $56,560
15 Navarre $55,588
16 Read Blvd East $54,954
17 East Carollton $54,781
18 Old Aurora $53,639
19 Marigny $51,764
20 West End $50,590
21 Fillmore $48,086
22 Gentilly Terrace $48,086
23 Gentilly Woods $48,075
24 Touro $47,333
25 Tall Timbers-Brechtel $46,937
26 City Park $46,250
27 Broadmoor $46,136
28 Black Pearl $44,071
29 East Riverside $43,167
30 Central Business District $42,350
31 Lower 9Th Ward $41,503
32 Bayou Saint John $40,341
33 Milneburg $38,811
34 Irish Channel $38,658
35 Pines Village $36,993
36 Florida $36,958
37 Us Naval Base $36,678
38 Fairgrounds $36,392
39 Bywater $35,954
40 Leonidas $35,710
41 Dillard $34,324
42 Behrman $33,872
43 Freret $33,452
44 Little Woods $33,285
45 Whitney $32,618
46 Plum Orchard $32,515
47 Holy Cross $31,146
48 Milan $31,142
49 Saint Anthony $29,762
50 Read Blvd West $29,560
51 Mid-City $29,530
52 Village De L’Est $28,991
53 Treme’ Lafitte $28,561
54 Holly Grove $25,039
55 Saint Bernard Area $24,971
56 Mcdonogh $24,709
57 Pontchartrain Park $24,292
58 Seventh Ward $23,987
59 Saint Claude $23,918
60 Desire $23,836
61 West Lake Forest $23,124
62 Dixon $22,708
63 Tulane-Gravier $21,614
64 Central City $21,300
65 Fischer Dev $20,536
66 Saint Thomas $20,158
67 Viavant-Venetian Isles $19,821
68 Saint Roch $19,760
69 Gert Town $19,548
70 Bw Cooper $13,978
71 Iberville $9,605

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