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Living in New Orleans

New Orleans has an average Walk Score of 59 with 343,829 residents.

New Orleans has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

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

Nearby Apartments

59 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 Apartments for Rent

New Orleans Neighborhoods

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Population

1 French Quarter 97 77 95 3,692
2 Marigny 95 59 92 3,076
3 Central Business District 94 81 87 2,288
4 Lower Garden District 91 59 81 6,576
5 East Riverside 91 50 72 2,829
6 Touro 91 56 76 2,927
7 Garden District 90 56 73 2,307
8 St. Thomas Development Neighborhood 89 47 78 1,059
9 Iberville 88 83 98 1,153
10 Irish Channel 87 50 76 4,316
11 Uptown 87 54 77 5,955
12 West Riverside 86 46 75 4,766
13 Central City 85 57 78 10,945
14 Bywater 85 44 85 3,351
15 Treme - Lafitte 85 63 100 4,138
16 City Park 84 55 93 2,898
17 Milan 84 52 80 5,138
18 Bayou St. John 83 56 96 3,516
19 Mid-City 81 61 92 14,480
20 Seventh Ward 81 51 91 10,240
21 Leonidas 79 54 81 6,684
22 East Carrollton 78 54 80 4,342
23 Tulane - Gravier 78 72 88 3,571
24 St. Claude 75 41 80 6,835
25 Gert Town 74 48 81 3,574
26 Fairgrounds 73 45 90 5,195
27 Freret 73 46 83 1,712
28 Audubon 70 50 77 15,828
29 St. Roch 69 45 74 6,639
30 Algiers Point 69 48 77 2,470
31 Marleyville - Fontainbleau 69 52 75 5,738
32 Broadmoor 65 41 78 5,290
33 Black Pearl 64 52 95 1,749
34 B. W. Cooper 62 52 71 785
35 Lakeview 60 26 65 6,354
36 Holly Grove 60 42 62 4,447
37 Dillard 59 42 63 4,359
38 McDonough 59 41 72 2,412
39 Whitney 57 34 67 2,482
40 Dixon 54 51 65 1,266
41 Gentilly Terrace 54 41 62 8,229
42 West End 52 22 65 3,179
43 Holy Cross 52 35 66 2,726
44 Milneburg 49 39 58 3,399
45 Behrman 49 35 61 8,050
46 Navarre 49 47 50 2,304
47 Read Boulevard West 47 35 46 5,387
48 Gentilly Woods 47 43 57 2,827
49 St. Bernard Area 47 35 65 955
50 St. Anthony 46 38 72 3,510
51 U. S. Naval Base 46 31 62 2,214
52 Lower Ninth Ward 44 34 55 2,838
53 Pines Village 43 40 49 3,438
54 Fillmore 40 33 66 4,230
55 Old Aurora 40 33 47 16,379
56 West Lake Forest 40 36 52 4,102
57 Plum Orchard 39 37 45 4,158
58 Lake Terrace - Oaks 37 36 55 2,470
59 Fischer Development Neighborhood 37 39 58 733
60 Viavant - Venetian Isles 36 34 43 947
61 Florida Area 35 33 59 1,275
62 Desire Area 34 35 45 1,198
63 Lake Shore - Lake Vista 33 24 56 3,444
64 Little Woods 30 35 44 31,671
65 Tall Timbers - Brechtel 29 32 45 12,232
66 Desire Development Neighborhood 25 24 45 786
67 Village De L'Est 24 36 38 8,017
68 Lakewood 23 33 41 1,663
69 Read Boulevard East 22 35 38 5,692
70 Ponchartrain Park 16 36 40 1,469
71 New Aurora 15 38 31 4,040
72 Lake Catherine 2 - 29 892
73 English Turn 1 2 29 1,758

Eating & Drinking

There are about 1,621 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in New Orleans.

People in New Orleans can walk to an average of 1 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Guy's Po-Boys in New Orleans

Guy's Po-Boys

Photo of Cafe Reconcile in New Orleans

Cafe Reconcile

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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

44 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.

Neighborhood Guides

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Photo of 4508 Freret Street in New Orleans

4508 Freret Street

Photo of The Midway On Freret in New Orleans

The Midway On Freret

Photo of Crescent City Comics in New Orleans

Crescent City Comics

Photo of New Orleans Public Library in New Orleans

New Orleans Public Library

Photo of W New Orleans - French Quarter in New Orleans

W New Orleans - French Quarter

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Saints and Sinners

66 Bike Score of New Orleans, LA

New Orleans is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Commander's Palace in New Orleans

Commander's Palace

Photo of James M. Singleton Charter School in New Orleans

James M. Singleton Charter School

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Jackson Square

Photo of Woldenberg Park in New Orleans

Woldenberg Park

Photo of Garden District Book Shop in New Orleans

Garden District Book Shop

Photo of Garden District Book Shop in New Orleans

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

Photo of St Vincent's Guesthouse in New Orleans

St Vincent's Guesthouse

Photo of Bourbon Street in New Orleans

Bourbon Street

Photo of Saint Louis Cathedral in New Orleans

Saint Louis Cathedral

Photo of Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

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...

job play beignets bar school music food god french quarter drink nola jackson square walk cars café du monde bourbon street party dinner sleep eat

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Photo of New Orleans Fire Museum in New Orleans

New Orleans Fire Museum

Photo of Napoleon Ave At St Charles in New Orleans

Napoleon Ave At St Charles

Photo of Mississippi River View in New Orleans

Mississippi River View

thumbnail for Commander's PalaceThis 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 Commander's Palace

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