The neighborhood of St. Thomas can be found in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana.
No matter what type of character home buyers prefer in a neighborhood, St. Thomas is a fairly good option. This neighborhood has numerous areas to discover. Despite the fact that there is a narrow selection of entertainment venues, the streets are often busy with people, and with the bars in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink because they are generally located around the corner. St. Thomas is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are reasonably tranquil, however some parts can be quite noisy, especially near the railway line. It is easy to get to public green spaces since there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in.
In St. Thomas, about 30% of the dwellings are duplexes, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. Roughly half of properties in this neighborhood were built since the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960. This area has a variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 90% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by renters and 10% are occupied by owners.
It is very easy to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from any location in St. Thomas. Moreover, there is usually a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. Property owners benefit from a fair number of nearby clothing stores, for example on Magazine Street. In terms of education, in St. Thomas, house owners will almost always be able to reach primary as well as high schools on foot.
St. Thomas is a very convenient part of New Orleans for pedestrians; most daily needs are easy to meet on foot, and there are also a fair number of businesses nearby. St. Thomas is not particularly transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighborhood is served by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally just around the corner. On the other hand, driving is a reasonably good transportation option in St. Thomas. It is convenient to find a place to park.