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About New Orleans

New Orleans is a consolidated city-parish located in the southern part of the United States, along the Mississippi River. It is the most populous city in Louisiana, with an anticipated population of 389,467 in 2020. New Orleans, being a large port, is regarded as an economic and commercial center for the United States' Gulf Coast area.

Like in every other city there are some very safe and beautiful places where you could have a great life, but for sure there are also some not-so-amazing corners in New Orleans. In this article, we focus on the latter and for this, we did extensive research as well as compare multiple sources that we linked below so that you can check them yourself.

New Orleans is known across the world for its unique music, Creole food, accents, and yearly celebrations and festivals, including Mardi Gras. The French Quarter, famed for its French and Spanish Creole architecture and bustling nightlife around Bourbon Street, is the city's historic center. Because of its multi-cultural and linguistic background, the city has been dubbed the "most unique" in the United States. In addition, due to its major involvement in the film industry and pop culture, New Orleans has been known as "Hollywood South."

Here are the five most dangerous areas in New Orleans according to the research from areavibes.

#1 Central City, New Orleans, LA Crime

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The crime rate in Central City is 420 percent greater than the national average.

Central City's violent crime rate is 566 percent higher than the national average.

You have a 1 in 8 probability of becoming a victim of crime in Central City.

Central City is safer than zero percent of Louisiana's cities.

New Orleans' crime rate has risen by 13% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/new+orleans-la/central+city/crime/

#2 Saint Roch, New Orleans, LA Crime

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The crime rate of Saint Roch is 365 percent greater than the national average.

Saint Roch has 541 percent more violent crimes than the national average.

You have a 1 in 9 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Saint Roch.

Saint Roch is safer than only 4% of Louisiana cities.

New Orleans' crime rate has risen by 13% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/new+orleans-la/saint+roch/crime/

#3 Seventh Ward, New Orleans, LA Crime

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The crime rate in the Seventh Ward is 382 percent greater than the national average.

In the Seventh Ward, violent offenses are 539 percent higher than the national average.

You have a 1 in 9 risk of becoming a victim of crime in the Seventh Ward.

Seventh Ward is safer than only 3% of Louisiana cities.

New Orleans' crime rate has risen by 13% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/new+orleans-la/seventh+ward/crime/

#4 Florida, New Orleans, LA Crime

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The rate of crime in Florida is 296 percent greater than the national average.

Florida's violent crime rate is 519 percent higher than the national average.

You have a 1 in 11 risk of becoming a victim of crime in Florida.

The state of Florida is safer than 13% of Louisiana's cities.

New Orleans' crime rate has risen by 13% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/new+orleans-la/florida/crime/

#5 Saint Claude, New Orleans, LA Crime

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The crime rate of Saint Claude is 388 percent higher than the national average.

Saint Claude has a violent crime rate that is 502 percent greater than the national average.

You have a 1 in 9 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Saint Claude.

Saint Claude is safer than only 2% of Louisiana cities.

New Orleans' crime rate has risen by 13% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/new+orleans-la/saint+claude/crime/

Let me know in the comments what you think about these areas and if you know any other unsafe areas in the city.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/new+orleans-la/most-dangerous-neighborhoods/

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