These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In New Orleans, LA For 2018


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 2.81x the national median and household incomes are 2.19x 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 for 2018:

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

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $922,372. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in New Orleans.

For more New Orleans reading, check out the best neighborhoods in New Orleans and the worst neighborhoods in New Orleans.

Or, for living around New Orleans, out the best New Orleans suburbs and the worst New Orleans suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In New Orleans For 2018

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 criterion:

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 For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Lake Shore-Lake Vista $120,214
2 Lakewood $115,391
3 Garden District $114,015
4 Lake Terrace And Oaks $103,386
5 Audubon $98,106
6 Lakeview $85,042
7 New Aurora-English Turn $73,525
8 Uptown $72,795
9 Marlyville-Fontainebleau $70,337
10 French Quarter $69,561
11 Lower Garden District $63,445
12 Lake Catherine $60,859
13 Old Aurora $57,322
14 West End $56,925
15 Read Blvd East $56,300
16 Fillmore $55,474
17 Algeirs Point $55,412
18 Touro $54,283
19 Irish Channel $53,983
20 Navarre $52,700
21 West Riverside $52,136
22 East Carollton $49,670
23 Marigny $49,570
24 East Riverside $49,184
25 Tall Timbers-Brechtel $47,856
26 City Park $46,318
27 Black Pearl $44,131
28 Gentilly Terrace $43,264
29 Bywater $41,854
30 Central Business District $41,622
31 Broadmoor $40,884
32 Dillard $40,414
33 Milneburg $40,085
34 Gentilly Woods $36,453
35 Bayou Saint John $36,389
36 Leonidas $36,010
37 Pontchartrain Park $35,920
38 Fairgrounds $35,916
39 Freret $35,662
40 Us Naval Base $34,798
41 Village De L’est $33,314
42 Little Woods $31,863
43 Mid-City $31,548
44 Milan $30,311
45 Pines Village $29,903
46 Lower 9th Ward $29,700
47 Saint Anthony $29,469
48 Whitney $28,916
49 Plum Orchard $28,595
50 Behrman $28,279
51 Read Blvd West $28,061
52 Holy Cross $26,190
53 Saint Bernard Area $25,774
54 Saint Claude $25,181
55 West Lake Forest $24,921
56 McDonogh $24,684
57 Saint Thomas $24,179
58 Saint Roch $23,889
59 Seventh Ward $23,093
60 Central City $21,828
61 Holly Grove $20,847
62 Florida $20,630
63 Fischer Dev $20,302
64 Tulane-Gravier $19,628
65 Treme’ Lafitte $19,136
66 Dixon $18,154
67 Viavant-Venetian Isles $17,059
68 Gert Town $15,684
69 Desire $14,674
70 Bw Cooper $13,973
71 Iberville $8,693

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