Desire Area neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana (LA), 70126 detailed profile



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Area: 1.832 square miles

Population: 5,878

Population density:
Desire Area:

3,209 people per square mile
New Orleans:

2,097 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in Desire Area in New Orleans, LA neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community

Races in Desire Area in New Orleans neighborhood in LA

Household income distribution in 2009 in Desire Area in New Orleans neighborhood in LA

Median household income in 2013:
Desire Area:

$28,084
New Orleans:

$36,631

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Desire Area in New Orleans neighborhood in LA

Median rent in 2013:
Desire Area:

$385
New Orleans:

$764

Zip codes: 70126.

Males:

3,222
Females:

2,672
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

35.2 years
Whole city:

34.5 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

43.8 years
Whole city:

36.3 years

Average household size:
Desire Area:

2.7 people
New Orleans:

2.3 people
Percentage of family households:
Desire Area:

65.1%
New Orleans:

39.9%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

28.1%
New Orleans:

26.8%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Desire Area:

26.9%
New Orleans:

18.7%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Desire Area:

7.9%
New Orleans:

20.1%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Desire Area:

35.0%
New Orleans:

23.9%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Desire Area:

20.2%
city:

24.2%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Desire Area:

0.6%
New Orleans:

2.2%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

77.0%
New Orleans:

70.2%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Desire Area:

19.8%
New Orleans:

22.7%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

0.5%
city:

0.8%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

2.2%
New Orleans:

6.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Desire Area:

  • 1 room: 45
  • 2 rooms: 112
  • 3 rooms: 49
  • 4 rooms: 2,101
  • 5 rooms: 58
  • 6 rooms: 156
  • 7 rooms: 93
  • 8 rooms: 113
  • 9+ rooms: 120

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Desire Area:

  • 1 room: 291
  • 2 rooms: 20
  • 3 rooms: 38
  • 4 rooms: 520
  • 5 rooms: 114
  • 6 rooms: 207
  • 7 rooms: 374
  • 8 rooms: 116
  • 9+ rooms: 47

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Desire Area:

  • no bedroom: 60
  • 1 bedroom: 72
  • 2 bedrooms: 446
  • 3 bedrooms: 332
  • 4 bedrooms: 156
  • 5+ bedrooms: 118

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in Desire Area:

  • no bedroom: 273
  • 1 bedroom: 64
  • 2 bedrooms: 727
  • 3 bedrooms: 236
  • 4 bedrooms: 83
  • 5+ bedrooms: 20
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.5
New Orleans:

1.7

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

1.2
city:

0.9

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Desire Area:

26.7%
New Orleans:

55.3%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2010 (67.4% of all units):
    Desire Area:

    $144,166
    New Orleans:

    $262,253

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2010 (11.3% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $600,066
    city:

    $213,610

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2010 (4.9% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $515,222
    New Orleans:

    $269,115

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 40
  • 2000 to 2004: 442
  • 1990 to 1999: 93
  • 1980 to 1989: 334
  • 1970 to 1979: 212
  • 1960 to 1969: 330
  • 1950 to 1959: 607
  • 1940 to 1949: 126
  • 1939 or earlier: 291

City-data.com crime index for city in 2013 (higher means more crime):
City:

492.3
U.S. average:

244.1

Time Leaving Home for Work in Desire Area in New Orleans neighborhood in LA

Commute time to work in Desire Area in New Orleans neighborhood in LA


Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    1.0%
    city:

    3.5%

  • Percentage of males in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    1.2%
    city:

    1.2%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    22.4%
    city:

    3.6%

  • Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    4.9%
    city:

    3.7%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    20.8%
    city:

    21.9%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    25.2%
    city:

    13.5%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    19.8%
    city:

    5.9%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    7.2%
    city:

    3.4%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    5.4%
    city:

    7.8%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    3.0%
    city:

    4.9%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    6.5%
    city:

    2.7%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    12.3%
    city:

    10.7%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    10.8%
    city:

    9.2%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    12.4%
    city:

    24.4%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    40.6%
    city:

    27.6%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    8.3%
    city:

    1.8%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Desire Area:

    24.0%
    New Orleans:

    14.7%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undgraduate colleges:
    Desire Area:

    4.8%
    New Orleans:

    7.2%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Desire Area:

    4.7%
    New Orleans:

    2.5%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Desire Area:

    67.7%
    New Orleans:

    19.7%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Desire Area:

21.8%
New Orleans:

26.7%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Desire Area:

1992
New Orleans:

2001

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Desire Area:

2008
New Orleans:

2011

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Desire Area:

178.2%
New Orleans:

74.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Limited-access highways (interstate or state) in this neighborhood:

I- 10 (Pontchartrain Expy)

Length: 2.90 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Highways in this neighborhood:

US Hwy 90 (Chef Menteur Hwy)

Length: 0.73 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4954 to 5299

Roads and streets:

Almonaster Ave

Length: 3.87 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 3300 to 3398

Louisa St

Length: 2.82 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 2700 to 4249

France Rd

Length: 2.23 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 2700 to 4065

Higgins Blvd

Length: 2.09 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 2895 to 3199

Alvar St

Length: 1.71 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 3712 to 4099

Metropolitan St

Length: 1.19 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2700 to 4199

Old Gentilly Rd

Length: 1.04 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 4000 to 5199

Florida Ave

Length: 0.84 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 3231 to 4199

Piety St

Length: 0.70 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2700 to 3699

Chickasaw St

Length: 0.70 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 2801 to 3699

Abundance St

Length: 0.65 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 2800 to 3299

St Ferdinand St

Length: 0.64 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 3000 to 4199

Clouet St

Length: 0.61 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2700 to 3499

Benefit St

Length: 0.60 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 2900 to 3299

Desire Pkwy

Length: 0.57 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 3600 to 4099

Feliciana St

Length: 0.57 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2800 to 3429

Montegut St

Length: 0.54 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 3000 to 3399

Press St

Length: 0.54 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 2900 to 3417

Press Ct

Length: 0.53 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 2906 to 3208

Industry St

Length: 0.53 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 3030 to 3299

Pleasure St

Length: 0.34 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3000 to 3299

Humanity St

Length: 0.33 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 2900 to 3299

Hiawatha St

Length: 0.30 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 2800 to 3199

Pocahontas St

Length: 0.25 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 2800 to 3099

France Road Pkwy

Length: 0.25 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 4250 to 4498

Tecumseh St

Length: 0.25 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 2800 to 3299

Powhattan St

Length: 0.24 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 2800 to 3299

Iroquois St

Length: 0.23 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 3800 to 4299

Edna St

Length: 0.20 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 2700 to 2899

Liberty Ter

Length: 0.15 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 100 to 227

Gordon Plaza Dr

Length: 0.15 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 99

Mc Farland St

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 3900 to 4099

Lafreniere St

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3150 to 3299

Treasure St

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3000 to 3299

Buick St (Ford St)

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 3800 to 3999

Velie St

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 3916 to 4099

Packard St

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 3800 to 3999

Clover St

Length: 0.08 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 3200 to 3299

Acacia St

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: E-W

Myrtle St

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3200 to 3299

Buick St

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 4000 to 4099

Stutz St

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 4000 to 4099

Simmons Dr

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 310

Elder St

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3200 to 3299

Agriculture Pl

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 11

Marcus Christian Cir

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 14

Vision Dr

Length: 0.02 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 13

Railroad features:

Louisville and Nashville RR

Length: 3.40 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE

Southern Rlwy

Length: 2.75 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW

Gulf Mobile and Ohio RR

Length: 1.79 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE

New Orleans Public Belt RR

Length: 0.10 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW

Other features:

Florida Av Cnl

Length: 1.02 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S
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