Located in Louisiana, United States, the municipality of Marrero is situated in the Jean Lafitte and New Orleans metropolitan areas.
Marrero is a fairly good municipality to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm ambience. Accessing green spaces from most locations in the municipality, such as Barataria Preserve and Belle Terre Playground, is easy and there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to discover. This part of the Jean Lafitte and New Orleans metropolitan areas is quiet overall, as the streets are quite calm - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to the railway line.
In Marrero, roughly 85% of the dwellings are single detached homes, and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Around 45% of properties in this part of the Jean Lafitte and New Orleans metropolitan areas were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This municipality also has a choice of unit sizes - houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about three quarters of the properties in Marrero while renters occupy the remainder.
The nearest supermarket in Marrero is typically only a rather short walk away. There are also a few options for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity. Regarding education, it is a rather short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in this municipality. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
The car is usually the best method to get around in Marrero. It is very easy to come across a place to park. However, Marrero is not very conducive to traveling on foot because running daily errands is at times challenging.