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July 17th, 2016

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GREATER NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

South Seventh Ward

Saint Bernard Ave/Columbus St 70116 Neighborhood

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The median real estate price in the Saint Bernard Ave/Columbus St (South Seventh Ward – Seventh Ward West) neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana is $154,800, which is more expensive than 61 percent of the neighborhoods in the state and 43 percent of the neighborhoods in the country.

The average rental price in the Saint Bernard Ave/Columbus St (South Seventh Ward – Seventh Ward West) neighborhood is currently $900 a month, and rents here are currently lower in price than 49 percent of  all the neighborhoods in Louisiana.  Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied

Saint Bernard Ave/Columbus St (South Seventh Ward – Seventh Ward West) area is an urban neighborhood located in New Orleans, Louisiana, and the residential real estate is primarily made up of small studios and two bedroom to medium sized three or four bedroom single-family homes, and other multi-family housing options like condominiums, town homes, duplexes, and apartment.

Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm, so if you are one of these people, the Saint Bernard Ave/Columbus St (South Seventh Ward – Seventh Ward West) neighborhood could be just the right neighborhood to call home. With over 24 percent of the homes and real estate here classified as row houses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity.

Many of the residences in the Saint Bernard Ave/Columbus St (South Seventh Ward – Seventh Ward West) neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier, while a number of residences were built between 1940 and 1969. If you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive; love homes with detailed trim; the history that comes with them; and their charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With over 63 percent of the residential real estate in the Saint Bernard Ave/Columbus St (South Seventh Ward – Seventh Ward West) neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than over 96 percent of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Vacant apartments or homes are a fact of life in the Saint Bernard Ave/Columbus St (South Seventh Ward – Seventh Ward West) neighborhood, and the current real estate vacancy rate here is over 26 percent. To understand this neighborhoods vacancy rate and its effect on your home buying or selling options, consult your real estate agent.

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while, and why it’s important to learn all you can about the neighborhood you plan to call home.

Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be a real option, if you live in this neighborhood. Which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. In the Saint Bernard Ave/Columbus St (South Seventh Ward – Seventh Ward West) neighborhood bicycle commuters, make up over 14 percent of residents who cycle to and from work on a daily basis. 

If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider. And finally, nearly 14 percent of residents in the Saint Bernard Ave/Columbus St (South Seventh Ward – Seventh Ward West) neighborhood choose to walk to work each day. 

The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living there. This neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone at nearly 58 percent. 

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Saint Bernard Ave/Columbus St (South Seventh Ward – Seventh Ward West) neighborhood is that, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you’ll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. 

Your future neighbors in the Saint Bernard Ave/Columbus St (South Seventh Ward – Seventh Ward West) neighborhood of New Orleans earn modest incomes, and this neighborhood has an income lower than 96 percent of other neighborhoods across the country. 

In the Saint Bernard Ave/Columbus St (South Seventh Ward – Seventh Ward West) neighborhood, over 40 percent of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with more than 25 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations at nearly 24 percent, and almost 11 percent in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Culture is the shared learning behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicity and ancestry have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or other ethnicity or ancestry will express those cultures. 

In the Saint Bernard Ave/Columbus St (South Seventh Ward – Seventh Ward West) neighborhood in New Orleans, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African at more than 15 percent, and over eight percent has Irish roots. Some of the residents are also of German ancestry at nearly seven percent, along with some French ancestry residents at almost four percent, among others.

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Saint Bernard Ave/Columbus St (South Seventh Ward – Seventh Ward West) neighborhood is English, spoken by over 92 percent of households, while almost one percent speaks Hebrew. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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