La Place is a municipality situated in the New Orleans metropolitan area, which is part of Louisiana, United States.
La Place is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are generally calm - although that is not the case close to one of the railway lines, Interstate 55 or Interstate 10. Most locations in the municipality have fairly good access to green spaces, like Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area and Montz Park, since they are spread out sporadically. Still, there are a few parks nearby for residents to discover.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of La Place is an important part of its character. The median year of construction for buildings in this part of the New Orleans metropolitan area is 1987. This municipality offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy around three quarters of the properties in La Place while the remainder are rented.
High schools and primary schools are not very numerous in La Place, and consequently not always within walking distance. Residents can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. Regarding eating, some, but not all, property owners in La Place will live within walking distance of one of about 30 supermarkets. Residents of this part of the New Orleans metropolitan area are served by over 50 restaurants as well.
The car is very often the preferred method to move around in La Place. It is very convenient to access a parking spot. In contrast, many of the homes for sale in this part of the New Orleans metropolitan area are located in places that are not very conducive to walking since very few common errands can be run without the use of a car.