Dixon is a neighborhood within New Orleans, Louisiana.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Dixon, as well as some areas with a vibrant feel. There are a few parks close by for residents to unwind in and they are especially well-distributed, making it easy to reach them. This part of the city remains relatively quiet, as there are few pedestrians; however there can be more noise for those who are closer to Pontchartrain Expressway or the railway line.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly one third of buildings in Dixon, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. A majority of the housing growth in this area happened before the 1960s. This neighborhood offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Renters occupy roughly two thirds of the properties in the neighborhood whereas owners occupy the remainder.
The closest grocery store in Dixon is generally only a rather short walk away. Furthermore, a restaurant is generally just around the corner. It is also convenient to get to a number of clothing stores on foot. As far as education is concerned, in this part of the city, residents will almost always be able to reach primary as well as high schools by walking.
Dixon will appeal to active home buyers since it is quite convenient for walking; many daily errands can be run without the use of a car. Driving is a very good mode of transportation in this part of the city. Many real estate listings are a very short drive from the nearest highway, such as Pontchartrain Expressway, and it is convenient to park. However, traveling by transit can be challenging in this area by reason of the infrequent service. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and most properties are very close to a bus stop.