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:
- Lake Shore-Lake Vista (Homes)
- Lakewood (Homes)
- Garden District (Homes)
- Lake Terrace And Oaks (Homes)
- Audubon (Homes)
- Lakeview (Homes)
- New Aurora-English Turn (Homes)
- Uptown (Homes)
- Marlyville-Fontainebleau (Homes)
- 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.
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|
|4||Lake Terrace And Oaks||$103,386|
|7||New Aurora-English Turn||$73,525|
|11||Lower Garden District||$63,445|
|15||Read Blvd East||$56,300|
|30||Central Business District||$41,622|
|35||Bayou Saint John||$36,389|
|40||Us Naval Base||$34,798|
|41||Village De L’est||$33,314|
|46||Lower 9th Ward||$29,700|
|51||Read Blvd West||$28,061|
|53||Saint Bernard Area||$25,774|
|55||West Lake Forest||$24,921|