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ZIP Code 70003

Primary City:Metairie, LA (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson Parish
Timezone: Central (5:16pm)
Area code: 504 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.00, -90.21
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70003

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70003. 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 70003. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70003, 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 70003 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70003 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 70003 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70003 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 40,150
Population Density 5,720 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,005
Median Home Value $173,700
Land Area 7.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,906
Median Household Income $55,614

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1641,1581,2041,2451,1751,3961,2061,2241,2921,5401,5931,4061,102879616511421307
Female1,1481,1461,1241,1531,1811,2941,1691,1321,2781,5861,6301,5251,2861,042856800729632
Total2,3122,3042,3282,3982,3562,6902,3752,3562,5703,1263,2232,9312,3881,9211,4721,3111,150939

Gender

 Male 19,439 48%
 Female 20,711 52%
Gender

Race

 White 32,306 80.5%
 Black Or African American 4,701 11.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 120 0.3%
 Asian 1,008 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.0%
 Other Race 1,256 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 739 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1101,0811,7322,7452,5911,9071,501493
Renter35499371871149921916092
Total4642,0742,4503,4563,0902,1261,661585

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,528 47%
 Single Guardian 3,413 21%
 Singles 4,101 26%
 Singles With Roommate 864 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 11,061 70%
 Households with Kids 4,845 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male234236247203217222209237273245249228218264242247282252222204
Female201255261217234238236203235215209245234221274230229196224238
Total435491508420451460445440508460458473452485516477511448446442

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70003 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70003 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 70003 real estate data, the median home value of $173,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70003 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70003 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70003 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,913 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 212 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,541 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,619 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,746 22%
 Households Vacant 1,099 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 412 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 1%
 For Sale Only 180 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 55 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 397 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 103 3%
 1 Bedroom 960 26%
 2 Bedroom 1,255 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,348 37%
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 $55,614 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70003 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 70003 can expect to fall in that range. 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 14,095 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,969 25%
 No Earnings 10,300 32%
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 14,095 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,969 25%
 No Earnings 10,300 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,306 93.6%
 Public transportation 73 0.4%
 Taxicab 14 0.1%
 Motorcycle 20 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 691 3.5%
 Worked at Home 445 2.3%
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 1,716 13%
 High School Graduate 7,349 54%
 Associate's degree 688 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,776 20%
 Master's degree 640 5%
 Professional school degree 363 3%
 Doctorate degree 141 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,991 45.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 3,097 47.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 501 7.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70003

ZIP Code 70003 is in the Jefferson Parish School District. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70003.

John Q. Adams Middle School
5525 Henican Place
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Bissonet Plaza Elementary School
6818 Kawanee Ave
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Green Park Elementary School
1409 North Upland St
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
T.h. Harris Middle School
911 Elise Ave
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Harold Keller Elementary School
5301 Irving St
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Rudolph Matas School
1201 Elise St
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Joseph S. Maggiore Senior Elementary School
2504 Maine Ave
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Ralph J. Bunche Accelerated Academy for Hs Prep
8101 Simon St
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Airline Park Academy for Advanced Studies
6201 Camphor St
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
St Philip Neri School
6600 Kawanee Ave
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Our Lady of Divine Providence School
917 N Atlanta St
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Archbishop Chapelle High School
8800 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Atonement Lutheran School
6500 Riverside Dr
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Heritage Academy
2900 Wytchwood Dr
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Memorial Baptist Christian
5701 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Mary Magdalen School
6421 W Metairie Ave
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Martin'S Episcopal School
225 Green Acres Rd
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Parkway Presbyterian Preschool
6200 Camphor St
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Victory Christian Academy
5708 Airline Dr
Metairie, LA 70003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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