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Metairie (French: Métairie) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States and is a major part of the New Orleans Metropolitan Area. Metairie is the largest community in Jefferson Parish and the fifth-largest CDP in the United States. It is an unincorporated area that would be Louisiana's fourth-largest city if it were incorporated. The zip codes that serve the community are 70001-70006. Métairie is the French term for a small tenant farm which paid the landlord with a share of the produce, also known as sharecropping. In the 1760s, many of the original French farmers were tenants; after the US Civil War, the majority of the community's inhabitants were sharecroppers until urbanization started in the 1910s.

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Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Metairie, United States. Explore Metairie travel guide before you plan your trip here. After your splendid visit to Metairie, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Biloxi. Add Biloxi to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Frenchmen Street, Preservation Hall, R T A. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Va Hospital. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Metairie*

  • Pollution Statistics in Metairie

    Know the pollution level of Metairie before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 33.65 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 68.75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 64.29 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 73.81 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 45.24 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45.24 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 22.62 (Low)
  • Metairie: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Metairie for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Metairie.

    • Burglary and Theft 64.71 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 68.14 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 73.5 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 72.96 (High)
    • Car Stealing 57.84 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 66.67 (High)
    • Attacks 63.73 (High)
    • Drug offense 72.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 57 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 23.53 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 54.5 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 44 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 72.5 (High)
  • Living in Metairie - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 32.4 (Low)
    • Climate Index 85.2 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 49.62 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 36.47 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 64.91 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.24 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Metairie

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Metairie

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.56 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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