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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 31.25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 68.06 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 63.16 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 72.37 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 48.68 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 48.68 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 22.73 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 22.37 (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 62.76 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 67.35 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 71.35 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 72.34 (High)
    • Car Stealing 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 65.31 (High)
    • Attacks 63.27 (High)
    • Drug offense 70.31 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 57.29 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 53.65 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 71.35 (High)
  • Living in Metairie - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Metairie is 151.07 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 34.47 (Low)
    • Climate Index 85.2 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 48.57 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.71 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.76 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 60.35 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.93 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 107.09 (High)
    • 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 11.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.57 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.5 USD

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

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