New Orleans, LA

New Orleans is one of the world’s most fascinating cities – its home to a truly unique melting pot of culture, food and music. Living in New Orleans or the surrounding area means enjoying convenient access to nationally ranked hospitals and top-rated schools located minutes away from some of the most popular locales.

It’s easy to live well – and affordably – in greater New Orleans. Newcomers to the Southeast Louisiana Region have access to thousands of acres of parks and public green space, numerous family-friendly amenities, short commutes and a range of neighborhoods that suit diverse personal tastes. Moreover, the price of housing is generally lower than other metropolitan areas.

Southeast Louisiana residents have access to hundreds of specialists, and more than 40 area hospitals are located between the Northshore and New Orleans. Numerous medical specialties in the New Orleans area are considered the best in the U.S.

Southeast Louisiana offers a broad range of high-quality options for kindergarten-through-12th-grade education at public, private and charter schools. The region also has a wide range of higher education options including the state’s largest community college, a top private college and traditional four-year colleges.

Greater New Orleans is home to a number of amenities and activities for residents to enjoy throughout the week and on the weekend. From the one-of-a-kind French Market area and live music in a small jazz club, to theatrical productions at one of the area’s many performance halls, there are plenty of exciting things to do in New Orleans.

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