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ZIP Code 70002

Primary City:Metairie, LA (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson Parish
Timezone: Central (8:27am)
Area code: 504 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.01, -90.16
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70002

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70002. 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 70002. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70002, 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 70002 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70002 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 70002 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70002 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,879
Population Density 5,866 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,411
Median Home Value $256,400
Land Area 3.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,328
Median Household Income $52,132

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male615432420529747898727614564656663618550398316278195167
Female567440408469677796597497496610672660611462422364393351
Total1,1828728289981,4241,6941,3241,1111,0601,2661,3351,2781,161860738642588518

Gender

 Male 9,387 50%
 Female 9,492 50%
Gender

Race

 White 13,465 71.3%
 Black Or African American 2,082 11.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 93 0.5%
 Asian 1,165 6.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 1,555 8.2%
 Two Or More Races 509 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner42286463867997803732309
Renter4191,19366262247122915776
Total4611,4791,1251,4891,4681,032889385

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,279 39%
 Single Guardian 1,491 18%
 Singles 2,897 35%
 Singles With Roommate 661 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,229 75%
 Households with Kids 2,099 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1311251249676969579867310178808810710113511274117
Female13610910884889974100797288788585104881078288113
Total267234232180164195169179165145189156165173211189242194162230

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70002 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70002 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 70002 real estate data, the median home value of $256,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70002. Rentals in 70002 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70002 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,867 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 12 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,342 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,157 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,829 41%
 Households Vacant 1,083 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 736 68%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 1%
 For Sale Only 118 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 63 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 130 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 219 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,233 34%
 2 Bedroom 1,663 45%
 3+ Bedroom 556 15%
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 $52,132 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70002 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 70002 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 7,072 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,539 22%
 No Earnings 5,183 33%
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 7,072 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,539 22%
 No Earnings 5,183 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,461 88.4%
 Public transportation 179 1.9%
 Taxicab 38 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 547 5.7%
 Worked at Home 348 3.6%
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 1,052 16%
 High School Graduate 3,147 48%
 Associate's degree 246 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,188 18%
 Master's degree 365 6%
 Professional school degree 504 8%
 Doctorate degree 101 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,479 54.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,082 39.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 167 6.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70002

ZIP Code 70002 is in the Jefferson Parish School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70002.

J.D. Meisler Middle School
3700 Cleary Ave
Metairie, LA 70002
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Grace King High School
4301 Grace King Place
Metairie, LA 70002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
St Clement of Rome School
3978 W Esplanade Ave S
Metairie, LA 70002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Angela Merici School
835 Melody Dr
Metairie, LA 70002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lutheran High School of Greater New Orleans
3864 17th St
Metairie, LA 70002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Torah Academy
4141 W Esplanade Ave
Metairie, LA 70002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Orleans Jewish Day School
3747 W Esplanade Ave N
Metairie, LA 70002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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