Harvey, LA Community Information

Harvey is a close-knit community of individuals that are proud of their neighborhood and traditions. As a community that's only a short drive from the heart of New Orleans, many of the historical celebrations, values, and festivals have been adopted and given a more small-town feel. With all of its businesses—both big and—this city is one of areas most economically thriving regions.

Harvey also has one of the lowest crime rates in the area and is one of the safer communities with easy access to the French Quarter. The city's historic nature has created an area with a number of different properties and homes for sale, which can appeal to both first-time homebuyers and real estate investors alike. Harvey spans across seven squares miles from the Mississippi River to Bayou Barataria. With open land ready for development, the homes in Harvey include many newer properties showing up in the market, including everything from single stories ranches to condominiums.

Harvey is an area along the West Bank that draws an exciting melting pot of residents—local New Orleanian natives, new young professionals, and loyal West Bankers—who proudly consider this part of New Orleans their home.

Harvey Location & Logistics 

Harvey stretches about seven square miles from the Mississippi River on the north, Engineers Road and Bayou Barataria on the south, west of MacArthur Avenue and Oakmere Drive on the west and Tarrow Tree Lane on the east.

From New Orleans, you can access Harvey via the Crescent City Connection Bridge, as well as the nearby Algiers/Canal Street Ferry. The Huey P. Long Bridge into Harahan and the rest of Jefferson Parish also is a convenient way to get from New Orleans to the West Bank.

Harvey also allows easy access to the westward fishing and boating bayous and swamps, as well as Highway 90 and the 1-10 towards the north shore and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Residents can reach the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport with a quick 20-30 minute drive. Public transit in the area includes convenient rail and bus lines spanning across the neighborhood.

Barkley Estates, Gated Community - Harvey, LA | Latter & Blum Inc./REALTORS
Barkley Estates—in a gated community with large open floorplan and pool.
Southern Plantation-Style Home in Stonebridge Subdivision - Harvey, LA | Latter & Blum Inc./REALTORS
Majestic southern plantation-style home in Stonebridge with a golf course view.

Harvey Home & Community Info

Harvey is famously a close-knit community, but it does not lack the amenities of city living. Manhattan Avenue and Lapalco Avenue feature a selection of local and national retailers, making this city a prime retail destination for shoppers throughout the West Bank.

Harvey is also home to a variety of popular seafood, Cajun, and Asian cuisines, as well as many national chain restaurants that entice visitors and locals alike.

Four Bedroom Home on a Corner Lot in Stonebridge Esprit Subdivision - Harvey, LA | Latter & Blum Inc./REALTORS
This four bedroom home on a corner lot is located in the Stonebridge Esprit subdivision.

Harvey Demographics

  • Population: 43,500
  • Households: 13,500
  • Schools: Nearly 40 public, private and parochial schools (with access to hundreds more throughout the West Bank and the rest of Jefferson and Orleans Parishes) and about two dozen privately owned preschools.
  • Healthcare: Ochsner Health System offers full services on the West Bank. West Jefferson Medical Center is close by in Marrero, and other local medical facilities, urgent care centers, surgical centers, medical office complexes and clinics serve residents throughout the West Bank and in all of Jefferson and Orleans Parishes.
  • Churches: Nearly 50 churches of every denomination.
Four Bedroom Home in Hampton Court Subdivision - Harvey, LA | Latter & Blum Inc./REALTORS
Four bedroom home located in the Hampton Court subdivision.
Manhattan Blvd, Harvey, LA | Latter & Blum Inc./REALTORS
Fresh, upscale commercial design attracts all the best stores and restaurants to Manhattan Boulevard, making a popular shopping area and a pleasing experience for the residents of Harvey and surrounding communities.
Magnolia Trace Subdivision in Harvey, LA | Latter & Blum Inc./REALTORS
This updated property is located in the Magnolia Trace subdivision.
Harvey Canal Historic Marker - Harvey, LA | Latter & Blum Inc./REALTORS
Harvey Canal historic marker.
Village Green Subdivision in Harvey, LA | Latter & Blum Inc./REALTORS
This home in the Village Green subdivision has a large great room an high ceilings.
Barkley Estates Contemporary Home - Harvey, LA |
Barkley Estates contemporary home.

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New Orleans, LA 70130
(866) 794-1022

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