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Living in New Orleans

New Orleans has an average Walk Score of 58 with 343,829 residents.

New Orleans has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable New Orleans neighborhoods are French Quarter, Central Business District and Marigny.

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Walk Score of New Orleans, LA

New Orleans is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Photo of Crescent City Connection Bridge in New Orleans

Crescent City Connection Bridge

Photo of Crescent City Classic in New Orleans

Crescent City Classic

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in New Orleans.

New Orleans Neighborhoods

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Population

1 French Quarter 98 77 96 3,692
2 Central Business District 94 81 87 2,288
3 Marigny 93 59 91 3,076
4 Touro 92 57 74 2,927
5 Iberville 91 83 96 1,153
6 Lower Garden District 91 60 80 6,576
7 East Riverside 90 51 73 2,829
8 Garden District 88 57 75 2,307
9 Irish Channel 87 50 76 4,316
10 St. Thomas Development Neighborhood 86 47 81 1,059
11 West Riverside 86 46 77 4,766
12 Uptown 86 55 77 5,955
13 East Carrollton 86 55 81 4,342
14 Central City 83 58 77 10,945
15 Bywater 83 43 85 3,351
16 Milan 81 53 77 5,138
17 Treme - Lafitte 80 63 100 4,138
18 City Park 80 56 96 2,898
19 Leonidas 80 55 83 6,684
20 Mid-City 76 62 86 14,480
21 Bayou St. John 76 58 97 3,516
22 St. Claude 72 40 81 6,835
23 Tulane - Gravier 72 73 78 3,571
24 Audubon 72 51 78 15,828
25 Black Pearl 72 53 97 1,749
26 Seventh Ward 72 51 90 10,240
27 Freret 71 47 81 1,712
28 Marleyville - Fontainbleau 68 53 73 5,738
29 Algiers Point 68 48 79 2,470
30 Gert Town 65 49 75 3,574
31 Fairgrounds 65 46 89 5,195
32 St. Roch 64 44 71 6,639
33 Broadmoor 64 41 77 5,290
34 Whitney 63 34 65 2,482
35 B. W. Cooper 62 52 72 785
36 Lakeview 60 26 59 6,354
37 McDonough 59 41 68 2,412
38 Holy Cross 57 35 53 2,726
39 West End 54 22 59 3,179
40 Behrman 54 35 53 8,050
41 Holly Grove 53 43 61 4,447
42 Navarre 52 47 51 2,304
43 Gentilly Terrace 52 41 59 8,229
44 Dillard 50 42 59 4,359
45 U. S. Naval Base 48 31 56 2,214
46 Lower Ninth Ward 48 33 51 2,838
47 Read Boulevard West 48 35 43 5,387
48 Gentilly Woods 47 43 53 2,827
49 Dixon 46 51 58 1,266
50 Fischer Development Neighborhood 44 39 56 733
51 St. Anthony 43 38 72 3,510
52 Milneburg 43 39 51 3,399
53 St. Bernard Area 42 35 58 955
54 Old Aurora 40 33 44 16,379
55 West Lake Forest 39 36 47 4,102
56 Fillmore 38 33 61 4,230
57 Desire Area 38 35 42 1,198
58 Florida Area 36 33 57 1,275
59 Plum Orchard 35 38 40 4,158
60 Pines Village 35 40 46 3,438
61 Lake Terrace - Oaks 34 36 53 2,470
62 Lake Shore - Lake Vista 31 24 53 3,444
63 Tall Timbers - Brechtel 30 32 41 12,232
64 Little Woods 30 35 40 31,671
65 Viavant - Venetian Isles 29 35 34 947
66 Desire Development Neighborhood 29 24 36 786
67 Lakewood 27 33 37 1,663
68 Village De L'Est 24 37 34 8,017
69 Read Boulevard East 23 36 33 5,692
70 Ponchartrain Park 20 36 37 1,469
71 New Aurora 17 39 29 4,040
72 Lake Catherine 5 - 27 892
73 English Turn 2 2 26 1,758

thumbnail for Crescent City Connection BridgeThe Crescent City Connection Bridge. Connecting the Westbank of New Orleans to the Eastbank over the Mississippi River.

Daisha Hodges
on Crescent City Connection Bridge

Transit Score of New Orleans, LA

New Orleans has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find New Orleans apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

New Orleans has some public transportation and about 31 bus, 5 light rail and 2 ferry lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from New Orleans on public transit.

icon for car shares in New Orleans

New Orleans has about 13 car shares from RelayRides and WeCar.

Neighborhood Guides

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Photo of Freret Street PubliQ House in New Orleans

Freret Street PubliQ House

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4508 Freret Street

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The High Hat Cafe

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New Orleans Public Library

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W New Orleans - French Quarter

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Saints and Sinners

Bike Score of New Orleans, LA

New Orleans is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Guy's Po-Boys in New Orleans

Guy's Po-Boys

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Starbucks

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James M. Singleton Charter School

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Jackson Square

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Woldenberg Park

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Garden District Book Shop

thumbnail for Crescent City ClassicBreakfast for champions..locals giving away free breakfast along the 10k route of the crescent city classic....free.beer, free bacon and lots of love New Orleans style

Ian Cockburn
on Crescent City Classic

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Garden District Book Shop

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St Vincent's Guesthouse

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Bourbon Street

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Saint Louis Cathedral

thumbnail for Guy's Po-BoysWhere locals go for excellent poboys. Where I discovered shrimp poboys some 20 years ago....and they have been there for generations

Ian Cockburn
on Guy's Po-Boys

New Orleans is Talking About...

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Photo of Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

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Cafe Reconcile

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New Orleans Fire Museum

thumbnail for StarbucksThis iconic place is a world class restaurant. It offers classic New Orleans dishes served by a very polished waitstaff. Gourmands from Europe fly to New Orleans just to dine in Commander's Palace.

Michael Greene
on Starbucks

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