Metairie, Louisiana 

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Population

140,074

6% Decline

Unemployment Rate

6.1%

Median Income

$51,808

Avg. Home Price

$218,600

Best Places to Live in Metairie, Louisiana

Large city complex - Southeast Louisiana on the Mississippi Delta south of Lake Pontchartrain
Pros
-Historic interest
-Arts and culture
-Entertainment
Cons
-Flood risk
-Crime rate
-Hurricane dislocations

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What Bert Has To Say About New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area

Long a complex multi-cultural city crossing a wide range of socio-economic strata, the New Orleans has had its share of problems with crime, education, social infrastructure, and economic health. At the same time, the city exudes a unique cross-cultural charm making it a favorite tourist spot as well as a proud home to many enjoying its arts, unique entertainment profile, and its French-accented Southern grace.


QUICK FACTS

City: Metairie
Zip Codes: 70003 70001 70005 70002 70006
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Metairie is 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Metairie jobs have increased by 1.17%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Metairie's cost of living is 10.00% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Metairie's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Metairie's population is 140,074 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -6.26%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Metairie is $218,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.16%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Metairie public schools spend $12,939 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Metairie. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Metairie

It's a good time to buy in Metairie. Home Appreciation is up 3.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Metairie Real Estate.

The median home price in Metairie is $218,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Metairie   11 Reviews
Visit - 7/24/2012
I've been to Metairie a few times on bisiness, but I can't wait to go back and stay for a while. Lovely town nice people, lovely places. Lots to do. I recommend it... Read More

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New Orleans, suburbs to the west; general comments - 8/18/2010
For Metairie, & New Orleans in general: Briefly, as a Geologist who has lived here for 30+ years, my view of the outlook for the New Orleans area is decidedly gloomy. ... Read More

An Accurate View Of Metairie. - 4/23/2009
Metairie is not a city in the strictest terms. It’s a developed unincorporated area of Jefferson Parish that’s inextricably linked to the Metro New Orleans Area. Metaire... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN METAIRIE, LOUISIANA
70003 70001 70005 70002 70006
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