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Average Rent in New Orleans, LA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
New Orleans Studio - $991-16%
New Orleans 1 Bed - $1,709+8%
New Orleans 2 Beds - $2,020+8%

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Local Reviews

there's really nothing too unique about this neighborhood. it's got a pretty cool snowball stand but other neighborhoods that i've lived in have had more things around them

Noting is really unique it's been around for a long time but the updated the building , a lot of the older people have been here since before the hurricane nothing to local but a lot of store in walking distance

The neighbor has become mixed, close to bus stops, churches and schools. I like the convenience of stores nearby and transportation can easily be obtain on streetcar or bus.

My neighborhood is culturally diverse. People just need to care for themselves and others. The food is delicious.

I like taking my family to the park so that we can enjoy the outdoors together. I also love that this neighborhood is a place where we look out for each other.

I like the local restaurants, parks, and small businesses. I can always support them while enjoying myself in the process.

Demographics

Education

High School

38%

Associate's

27%

Bachelor's

22%

Master's

10%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

49%

3 people

25%

4 people

16%

5 people

5%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

56%

50-100k

23%

100-150k

10%

150-200k

5%

200k+

6%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

11%

20-45

38%

45-65

25%

65+

14%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in New Orleans, LA

In New Orleans, LA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $991 to $2,020. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in New Orleans, LA is $991. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,709. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $2,020.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-16%

Changed from $1,180 to $991
1 Bed

+8%

Changed from $1,582 to $1,709
2 Beds

+8%

Changed from $1,870 to $2,020

Rent Ranges

Apartment PricesProportion
1%
6%
28%
30%
36%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Slidell$1,136-18%
Gretna$999--
Harvey$998+7%
Covington$980+3%
Metairie$941+3%
Jefferson$750--
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Covington$1,484+1%
Slidell$1,388+4%
Mandeville$1,260+7%
Metairie$1,241+7%
Harvey$1,228+37%
Marrero$1,175--
Picayune$1,167-3%
Jefferson$1,100-8%
Gretna$1,047+11%
Hammond$975-2%
Destrehan$975+2%
Ponchatoula$975+40%
Chalmette$925-3%
Luling$925--
Kenner$890+3%
Houma$867-15%
Thibodaux$850--
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
River Ridge$2,547+21%
Jefferson$1,950-2%
Slidell$1,843+19%
Covington$1,8340%
Kenner$1,740+69%
Harvey$1,573+35%
Metairie$1,527+1%
Mandeville$1,502+6%
Harahan$1,350--
Terrytown$1,350--
Picayune$1,250-15%
Hammond$1,248+3%
Destrehan$1,2330%
Gretna$1,227+3%
Ponchatoula$1,195--
Houma$1,119-14%
Chalmette$1,1000%
Thibodaux$1,100--
Meraux$1,000--
Abita Springs$975--
Marrero$950--
Luling$950--

Compare Neighborhoods

New Orleans East

$750

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Little Woods

$750

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Lower Ninth Ward

$850

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in New Orleans, LA?

For renters in New Orleans seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are New Orleans East, Little Woods, and Lower Ninth Ward, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $750, $750, and $850 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Tall Timbers - Brechtel and Algiers, where the rents are $867 and $875, a favorable comparison to New Orleans's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,709.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in New Orleans, LA?

In New Orleans, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Bayou St. John, Warehouse District, and French Quarter. A 1-bedroom apartment in Bayou St. John averages at $2,800, in Warehouse District it averages $2,400, and in French Quarter, the average is $2,267. For additional high-end living options, Bourbon Street offers 1-bedroom apartments at $2,003, and Garden District at $2,000. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,709 for a 1-bedroom apartment in New Orleans, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in New Orleans, LA?

In New Orleans, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Gert Town, Mid-City, and Tulane - Gravier. In Gert Town, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,818. Mid-City sees average rents of $1,920 for a 1-bedroom unit. Tulane - Gravier offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,555. For those seeking other popular areas, Fontainebleau presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,595, and Bayou St. John at $2,800. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,709 for a 1-bedroom apartment in New Orleans, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Audubon$1,599--
Bywater District$1,550--
Mid-City New Orleans$1,300+19%
Esplanade Ridge Historic District$1,300--
Bayou St. John$1,300--
Fairgrounds$1,214--
Broadmoor$1,150--
Leonidas$1,100-6%
Palmer Park$1,100-6%
Mid-City$1,050--
Irish Channel$1,050--
Central Business District$991-34%
French Quarter - CBD$991-34%
Garden District$975-33%
Lower Garden District$950-29%
Uptown and Carrollton$850-26%
West Riverside$850+6%
Algiers$7370%
Tall Timbers - Brechtel$7370%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Bayou St. John$2,800+22%
Warehouse District$2,400+14%
French Quarter$2,267+30%
Bourbon Street$2,003+7%
Garden District$2,000+25%
Central City$1,929+61%
Mid-City$1,920+13%
Lower Garden District$1,895+10%
Faubourg Lafayette$1,850+80%
Gert Town$1,818+37%
Irish Channel$1,795+63%
Lafayette Square$1,785+12%
Algiers Point$1,7750%
French Quarter - CBD$1,769-9%
Central Business District$1,755-9%
Uptown and Carrollton$1,595+6%
Fontainebleau$1,595--
Mid-City New Orleans$1,555-7%
Tulane - Gravier$1,555-10%
East Carrollton$1,500-6%
Uptown$1,450-9%
West End$1,400--
Old Aurora$1,369+25%
Marigny$1,350-8%
Milan$1,350+23%
Lakeview Park$1,325--
Lakeview$1,250+5%
City Park$1,250+5%
East Riverside$1,250-11%
Esplanade Ridge Historic District$1,225-30%
Broadmoor$1,200--
Bywater District$1,100-27%
Audubon$1,100-27%
St. Roch$1,100--
Fairgrounds$1,100-20%
West Riverside$1,100-24%
Gentilly$1,000-20%
Seventh Ward$1,000-20%
St. Charles Avenue$1,000--
Leonidas$1,000--
Pension Town$1,000--
Bywater$950-44%
Palmer Park$950--
Algiers$875-10%
Tall Timbers - Brechtel$867+1%
Lower Ninth Ward$850--
New Orleans East$750-9%
Little Woods$750+7%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Marigny$2,395+11%
Mid-City$2,350+18%
Bayou St. John$2,250-17%
Irish Channel$2,000-13%
Tulane - Gravier$1,997-11%
East Riverside$1,950--
Garden District$1,900--
East Carrollton$1,900+27%
Uptown and Carrollton$1,850+6%
Bywater District$1,850+23%
Lower Garden District$1,850-36%
Bywater$1,850-24%
Audubon$1,850+3%
Uptown$1,800+29%
Fontainebleau$1,800-10%
Gentilly$1,725+21%
Lakeview$1,700+3%
City Park$1,700+70%
Esplanade Ridge Historic District$1,695+21%
West Riverside$1,675-41%
Lakeview Park$1,650+3%
Broadmoor$1,600+7%
Seventh Ward$1,575+17%
Old Aurora$1,549+23%
Central City$1,500+11%
Faubourg Lafayette$1,500+25%
Fairgrounds$1,500-16%
Lower Ninth Ward$1,450+21%
Leonidas$1,400-48%
Milan$1,400-12%
St. Charles Avenue$1,375-45%
Palmer Park$1,310--
St. Roch$1,275-9%
Mid-City New Orleans$1,246-34%
Algiers$1,217-3%
Algiers Point$1,200-37%
West End$1,200-40%
Gert Town$1,1750%
Pension Town$1,150--
Holly Grove$1,100--
Tall Timbers - Brechtel$1,075+8%
New Orleans East$820-14%
Little Woods$8200%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

24%

15-30 Mins

45%

30-40 Mins

17%

40-60 Mins

7%

60+ Mins

6%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 7272

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 53 of 100 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 71 of 100 renters

Percentage: 7575

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 64 of 100 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Grocery Stores

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There are some super markets around here.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. 59% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Great service and no need for reservations. A great place for food.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. 9% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're full of beans for New Orleans's coffee shop scene.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
  3. 22% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Get your dance shoes on, New Orleans looks good for nightlife.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. Significantly more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place gets the picture when it comes to art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. Significantly more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The great medical care here is just what the doctor ordered.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. 25% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't have to drive far to fill up around here.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. A standard number of gas stations compared to areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

New Orleans's retail scene is in the bag.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. 32% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Parks

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll be living the park life in New Orleans.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 52% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Looking good! New Orleans scores high for health and fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. 9% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sit. Stay. Good boy. New Orleans is a good place for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 32% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 88 of 100 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 88 of 100 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 86 of 100 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 80 of 100 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 74 of 100 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 68 of 100 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 68 of 100 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 68 of 100 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 67 of 100 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 65 of 100 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 65 of 100 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 61 of 100 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 59 of 100 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 53 of 100 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 51 of 100 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 59 of 100 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 67 of 100 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 72 of 100 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 79 of 100 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 84 of 100 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in New Orleans

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About

New Orleans, LA

Overview of New Orleans

Find the perfect New Orleans apartments for rent and make America's favorite Mardi Gras city your new home. New Orleans still has many Creole traditions today that are vastly different than other American cities. Through the centuries, New Orleans has guarded its culture and way of life, prevailing French language of the city, its dominant Catholicism and its deeply rooted Creole or native population and their traditions. New Orleans is known as America's birthplace of Jazz music, and according to the city's history, New Orleans was the only place in the new world where slaves were allowed to own drums. With collaboration between musicians over the years, jazz was born. You may have to discover this historic music for yourself, but residents of New Orleans apartments will attest that no one does jazz better than New Orleans.

Living in New Orleans

When you begin your search for New Orleans apartments for rent, explore some of the city's most historic and unique neighborhoods before making your selection. Start in the French Quarter, which sits on a crescent in the Mississippi River on some of the highest ground in New Orleans. It's known as the city's cultural hub and also a community where residents take time to reminisce with neighbors about times gone by and to welcome visitors in the streets. Next, head to the Garden District, made up of Uptown and Carrollton as well. This neighborhood is known by locals as a dynamic community grounded in a strong sense of tradition. Some of its homes are still known by the names of the families that built them over a century ago, and official flags designating Mardi Gras Royalty are a common sight here during Carnival season. Finally, head to the Central Business District to take in live musical performances. People come to historic Lafayette Square for free concerts. The Orpheum, home to the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, this area comes to life for nighttime performances that residents of apartments for rent in New Orleans attend after work. Canal Place for shopping and the Aquarium of the Americas have also been added in recent years to bring in crowds.

New Orleans Apartments and Cost of Living

Consider looking for New Orleans apartments for rent if you want a low cost of living with lots of local amenities and sunny weather. AreaVibes notes that the cost of living in New Orleans is 3.6 percent less than the national average, making it an affordable place to settle down. As for rental rates, beware that they are slightly higher than national numbers, with median rental rates falling at 12.2 percent greater than the national average, according to AreaVibes.

Apartments in New Orleans Work and Study

If you're trying to find apartments in New Orleans to start a new career, consider some of the city's top employers, including the U.S. Postal Service, North Oaks Health System, Dow Chemical Co. and Northrop Grumman Ship Systems. New Orleans also has institutes of higher education that meet its top employers list, including Louisiana State University, Tulane University and Loyola University. According to Greater New Orleans Inc., there are currently eight private colleges and universities, three public institutions and two seminaries that serve the Greater New Orleans region. There are also four professional schools that function in the area.

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City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Gretna, LA 3 miles$1,047$1,227
Metairie, LA 5.7 miles$1,241$1,527
Kenner, LA 11 miles$890$1,740
Harvey, LA 3.8 miles$1,228$1,573
Chalmette, LA 6 miles$925$1,100
Slidell, LA 27.7 miles$1,388$1,843
Marrero, LA 4.6 miles$1,175$950
Harahan, LA 8.5 miles---$1,350
Mandeville, LA 27.7 miles$1,260$1,502
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