2221 Benton St, New Orleans, LA


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2221 Benton St, New Orleans, LA, 70117


0.05 Acres
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Home TypeOther
MLS #2414582
Lot Size0.05 Acres

About 2221 Benton St

Vacant land available in the historic lower 9th ward for sale. Property is zoned (HU-RD2) and would be excellent for an income-producing double.

Property Details

Property Features

Property Information:

  • Living Area: 2,100 SqFt

Listing Office:

  • Office Name: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred, REALTOR
  • Office Phone: (504) 799-1702
  • Listing Agent: Blake Rose
  • Agent Phone: (504) 433-6444

Lot Features

Lot Information:

  • Lot: City Lot, Rectangular Lot
  • Lot Size: 0.05 Acres

School Info

Assigned Schools Information:

  • McDonogh #35 College Preparatory School, Public District Grades 9-12
  • Eleanor Mcmain Secondary School, Public District Grades 7-12
  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary Math and Science, Public District Grades PK-8
  • Mahalia Jackson Elementary School, Public District Grades PK-2
  • Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/Technology, Public District Grades PK-6

Price Information

Listing Price Info

Price Summary:

  • List Price: $20,000
  • Price Per SqFt: $10/SqFt

Tax Information:

  • Annual Amount: $47
  • Tax Year: 2020
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2221 Benton St vs New Orleans


-49 Days


-$309.6K Less


-$185 Less


This property is $309.6K less than the Median Sold Price and $185/SqFt less than other homes in New Orleans, LA.

Based on homes sold in the last 12 months

MLS Details

MLS Information:

  • MLS Name: NOMAR
  • MLS Number: #2414582

Listing Office:

  • Office Name: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred, REALTOR
  • Office Phone: (504) 799-1702
  • Listing Agent: Blake Rose
  • Agent Phone: (504) 433-6444

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Schools Nearby

The school rating is a score out of 10, where 10 is the highest and 1 is the lowest. Assigned schools have a bold outline.

Elementary School

  • Mahalia Jackson Elementary School

  • 2405 Jackson Ave

  • 5.10 miles

  • Public District Grades PK-2

  • Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/Technology

  • 4040 Eagle St

  • 6.36 miles

  • Public District Grades PK-6

Middle School

  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary Math and Science

  • 1116 Jefferson Ave

  • 7.21 miles

  • Public District Grades PK-8

High School

  • McDonogh #35 College Preparatory School

  • 1331 Kerlerec St

  • 3.40 miles

  • Public District Grades 9-12

  • Eleanor Mcmain Secondary School

  • 5712 S Claiborne Ave

  • 6.54 miles

  • Public District Grades 7-12


What Are The Neighbors Like?

The neighbors living near this home have an average income of $90,000. The most common annual income of people living in New Orleans, LA is between $100k-200k. The majority of families are single, no kids. Typical level of education for residents in this area is post secondary degree.

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Living In Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans

What type of housing is available in Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans?

About 60% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by homeowners and the remainder are rented. In this neighborhood, roughly two thirds of buildings are single detached homes, while duplexes and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. The average year of construction for dwellings in this neighborhood is 1978. This part of New Orleans-Metairie offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes.

Is Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans a good place to live?

Lower 9th Ward is a good neighborhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. This area is quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case around the railway line. Lastly, reaching green spaces is easy from a large number of locations within the neighborhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit.

Are things conveniently located in Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans?

In Lower 9th Ward, residents will usually be able to reach both primary and secondary schools on foot. Locals are served by public and private elementary schools. With regards to eating, it is convenient to access the closest supermarket by walking from most homes for sale in this part of New Orleans-Metairie. Residents can enjoy a few restaurants and cafes as well.

What does the transportation in Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans look like?

Driving is a fairly good transportation option in Lower 9th Ward. Finding a place to park is generally easy. However, the public transit network in Lower 9th Ward is not very convenient. Nevertheless, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most homes. It is impractical for pedestrians to move around in Lower 9th Ward as carrying out daily needs is sometimes difficult on foot.

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Frequently Asked Questions About 2221 Benton St

What is the listing price of this property?

The listing price of 2221 Benton St property is $20,000.

What type of property is this?

The property 2221 Benton St is land located in New Orleans, Louisiana, 70117.

Is this property for sale now?

Active Listing: 2221 Benton St is For Sale (Active/New) which means the seller is accepting offers.

What are the assigned schools for this property?

The assigned schools for 2221 Benton St are:
Mahalia Jackson Elementary School: GreatSchools Rating 2/10
Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/Technology: GreatSchools Rating 5/10
Benjamin Franklin Elementary Math and Science: GreatSchools Rating 4/10
McDonogh #35 College Preparatory School: GreatSchools Rating 2/10
Eleanor Mcmain Secondary School: GreatSchools Rating 4/10

What is the annual property tax for this property?

According to the records, the last property tax for 2020 is $47 (source: MLS/based on county public records data).

How much acreage is this property?

The property 2221 Benton St is 0.05 acres.
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Rocket HomesLouisianaOrleans CountyNew Orleans701172221 Benton St

This home is located at 2221 Benton St in New Orleans, LA and zip code 70117 in the Lower Ninth Ward neighborhood. This 2,100 square foot home sits on a 0.05 acre lot. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since September 20, 2023 and is currently priced at $20,000.

In August 2023 more than 33 listings in New Orleans, LA were sold above the asking price. During the same period more than 55 listings were sold at asking price, while more than 186 were sold below. The inventory of homes for sale in New Orleans, LA between July 2023 and August 2023 increased by 8.8%. Listings spent 55 days on the market in August 2023, and had a median list price of $329,648 during the same period.

From Rocket Homes Real Estate and based on county public records data.

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