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ZIP Code 70001

Primary City:Metairie, LA (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson Parish
Timezone: Central (1:25pm)
Area code: 504 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.98, -90.16
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70001

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70001. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 70001. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70001, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Metairie, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70001 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70001 is located in southeast Louisiana and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 70001 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70001 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,996
Population Density 6,330 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,261
Median Home Value $210,300
Land Area 6.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,543
Median Household Income $47,075

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2009719488941,3941,8571,4801,2371,1791,3301,2511,2341,112766511391355299
Female1,1679458608801,5421,8061,2991,1931,1531,3011,4311,3281,292900647588624631
Total2,3671,9161,8081,7742,9363,6632,7792,4302,3322,6312,6822,5622,4041,6661,158979979930

Gender

 Male 18,409 48%
 Female 19,587 52%
Gender

Race

 White 29,552 77.8%
 Black Or African American 5,395 14.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 106 0.3%
 Asian 851 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.0%
 Other Race 1,320 3.5%
 Two Or More Races 755 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner808461,2171,8212,0741,382993456
Renter1,1012,5101,5021,3441,013548405251
Total1,1813,3562,7193,1653,0871,9301,398707

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,262 36%
 Single Guardian 3,308 19%
 Singles 6,564 37%
 Singles With Roommate 1,409 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13,240 75%
 Households with Kids 4,303 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male234261227217221184169214183206176179203184167182196176173215
Female214245216223210202200175158193181147173166162205172154187239
Total448506443440431386369389341399357326376350329387368330360454

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70001 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70001 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 70001 real estate data, the median home value of $210,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70001 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70001 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70001 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,974 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 22 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,278 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,591 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,674 45%
 Households Vacant 1,718 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 971 56.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 1.4%
 For Sale Only 212 12.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 47 2.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 96 5.6%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 366 21.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 750 9%
 1 Bedroom 3,280 38%
 2 Bedroom 3,015 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,700 19%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $47,075 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70001 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 70001 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15,414 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,194 22%
 No Earnings 9,380 29%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15,414 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,194 22%
 No Earnings 9,380 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,874 91.9%
 Public transportation 135 0.7%
 Taxicab 96 0.5%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 969 4.7%
 Worked at Home 448 2.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,794 13%
 High School Graduate 6,578 49%
 Associate's degree 600 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,923 22%
 Master's degree 844 6%
 Professional school degree 440 3%
 Doctorate degree 195 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,887 47.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,649 43.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 569 9.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70001

ZIP Code 70001 is in the Jefferson Parish School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70001.

Bridgedale Elementary School
808 Zinnia St
Metairie, LA 70001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Ella Dolhonde Elementary School
219 Severn Ave
Metairie, LA 70001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Phoebe Hearst School
5208 Wabash St
Metairie, LA 70001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
East Jefferson High School
400 Phlox St
Metairie, LA 70001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
St Edward the Confessor School
4901 W Metairie Ave
Metairie, LA 70001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Christopher
3900 Derbigny St
Metairie, LA 70001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Benilde School
1801 Division St
Metairie, LA 70001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ridgewood Preparatory School
201 Pasadena Ave
Metairie, LA 70001
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Archbishop Rummel High School
1901 Severn Ave
Metairie, LA 70001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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