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Area: 1.832 square miles

Population: 5,602

Population density:
Desire Area:

3,058 people per square mile
New Orleans:

1,998 people per square mile

House/condo value distribution in Desire Area in New Orleans, LA neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community

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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 2011:
Desire Area:

$29,218
New Orleans:

$35,041

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

Median rent in 2011:
Desire Area:

$381
New Orleans:

$753

Zip codes: 70126.

Males:

3,082
Females:

2,538

Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

35.5 years
Whole city:

33.8 years

Females:
This neighborhood:

41.7 years
Whole city:

36.0 years


Average household size:
Desire Area:

2.5 people
New Orleans:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
Desire Area:

66.8%
New Orleans:

40.9%

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

27.3%
New Orleans:

26.0%

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

23.8%
New Orleans:

16.4%

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

8.2%
New Orleans:

21.1%

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

36.3%
New Orleans:

24.8%

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

20.5%
city:

24.5%

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

0.6%
New Orleans:

2.0%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

83.0%
New Orleans:

73.4%

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

14.6%
New Orleans:

20.2%

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

1.3%
city:

0.8%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

1.7%
New Orleans:

5.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 47
  • 3 rooms: 54
  • 4 rooms: 2,310
  • 5 rooms: 61
  • 6 rooms: 152
  • 7 rooms: 89
  • 8 rooms: 91
  • 9+ rooms: 85

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Desire Area:

  • 1 room: 211
  • 2 rooms: 22
  • 3 rooms: 36
  • 4 rooms: 492
  • 5 rooms: 121
  • 6 rooms: 162
  • 7 rooms: 279
  • 8 rooms: 110
  • 9+ rooms: 63

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 67
  • 2 bedrooms: 390
  • 3 bedrooms: 320
  • 4 bedrooms: 286
  • 5+ bedrooms: 104

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

  • no bedroom: 202
  • 1 bedroom: 59
  • 2 bedrooms: 714
  • 3 bedrooms: 224
  • 4 bedrooms: 46
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.4
New Orleans:

1.6

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

1.3
city:

1.0

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Desire Area:

27.0%
New Orleans:

55.5%

Average estimated value of detached houses in 2010 (63.2% of all units):
Desire Area:

$143,266
Louisiana:

$179,842

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 117
  • 2000 to 2004: 173
  • 1990 to 1999: 103
  • 1980 to 1989: 286
  • 1970 to 1979: 216
  • 1960 to 1969: 299
  • 1950 to 1959: 741
  • 1940 to 1949: 178
  • 1939 or earlier: 268

City-data.com crime index for city in 2010 (higher means more crime):
City:

485.1
U.S. average:

266.4

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 management occupations (except farmers):
Here:

2.5%
city:

9.6%

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

2.3%
city:

1.1%

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

24.4%
city:

3.3%

Percentage of males in service occupations:
Here:

7.0%
city:

20.4%

Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
Here:

15.5%
city:

13.5%

Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
Here:

1.0%
city:

12.1%

Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
Here:

23.6%
city:

6.2%

Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
Here:

14.3%
city:

3.6%

Occupations of females:

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

3.8%
city:

4.8%

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

5.1%
city:

2.7%

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

9.3%
city:

11.0%

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

13.9%
city:

8.7%

Percentage of females in service occupations:
Here:

24.8%
city:

24.2%

Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
Here:

25.5%
city:

29.1%

Percentage of females in production occupations:
Here:

4.8%
city:

2.2%

Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
Here:

11.7%
city:

0.7%

Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

30.0%
New Orleans:

15.9%

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

5.4%
New Orleans:

7.6%

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

4.2%
New Orleans:

2.4%

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

22.4%
New Orleans:

23.4%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Desire Area:

23.6%
New Orleans:

28.9%

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

1992
New Orleans:

1998

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

2002
New Orleans:

2005

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

139.7%
New Orleans:

68.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • No fuel used (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (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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