The municipality of Harvey, Louisiana is situated in the New Orleans metropolitan area.
Harvey is quiet, as the streets are calm - however some parts can be quite loud, especially near the railway line. Getting to parks is rather challenging from many locations within municipality since they aren't well-distributed. Still, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in.
About 45% of homes in Harvey were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 1990s. The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of this part of the New Orleans metropolitan area is an important part of its character. Roughly 70% of the population of this municipality own their home and 30% are renters. This municipality has a variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
High schools and primary schools are not especially abundant in Harvey, and therefore not always within walking distance. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. Regarding eating, it is often feasible for home buyers in Harvey to shop for groceries on foot. Residents benefit from over 100 restaurants and cafes as well.
Harvey is a very convenient part of the New Orleans metropolitan area for moving around by car. Parking is generally easy. On the other hand, Harvey is not particularly well-suited for traveling on foot as carrying out daily needs is sometimes difficult.