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New Orleans, LA

City
Population 2005: 437,186
Square miles: 180.56
Metro area: New Orleans



2000 CENSUS DATA
NEW ORLEANS LA US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 215,091
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 100,716 46.8 28.7 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.34 2.41 2.36
Average number of rooms 3.96 4.20 4.04
Average number of vehicles 0.77 1.09 1.19
Median year structure was built 1954 1971 1969
Median year householder moved in 1997 1998 1998
Median rent ($) 378 365 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 380 367 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 16,689 16.6 15.8 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 29 26 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 87,535 40.7 60.9 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.64 2.72 2.71
Average number of rooms 6.31 5.96 6.30
Average number of vehicles 2.40 1.62 1.64
Median year structure was built 1955 1974 1971
Median year householder moved in 1987 1990 1991
Median value ($) 88,100 77,500 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 49,885 57.0 45.9 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 9,299 10.6 7.9 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 72,300 59,900 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 910 816 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 285 232 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

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