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ZIP Code 70005

Primary City:Metairie, LA (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson Parish
Timezone: Central (12:50am)
Coordinates:30.00, -90.13
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70005

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70005. 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 70005. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70005, 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 70005 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70005 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 70005 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70005 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,339
Population Density 5,823 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,663
Median Home Value $256,100
Land Area 4.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,364
Median Household Income $55,561

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7016165915726639087927197718821,019920741538406343350252
Female6095775764886148597376997719301,048895868639551504626564
Total1,3101,1931,1671,0601,2771,7671,5291,4181,5421,8122,0671,8151,6091,177957847976816

Gender

 Male 11,784 48%
 Female 12,555 52%
Gender

Race

 White 22,181 91.1%
 Black Or African American 665 2.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 45 0.2%
 Asian 628 2.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 446 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 366 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner564638561,4741,5181,1471,095502
Renter3021,126754780639275242135
Total3581,5891,6102,2542,1571,4221,337637

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,651 41%
 Single Guardian 1,645 14%
 Singles 4,311 38%
 Singles With Roommate 757 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,838 78%
 Households with Kids 2,526 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male157145127143132125112119128119108117119128119119106128100118
Female130121129109120117153889911411812312794103108104997490
Total287266256252252242265207227233226240246222222227210227174208

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70005 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70005 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 70005 real estate data, the median home value of $256,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70005 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70005 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70005 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,331 100.0%
 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 8 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,900 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,211 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,253 34%
 Households Vacant 1,299 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 602 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1%
 For Sale Only 179 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 59 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 118 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 325 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 268 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,224 29%
 2 Bedroom 1,438 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,257 30%
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 $55,561 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70005 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. More commuters in 70005 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 9,328 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,252 25%
 No Earnings 6,433 31%
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 9,328 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,252 25%
 No Earnings 6,433 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,556 88.0%
 Public transportation 427 3.3%
 Taxicab 21 0.2%
 Motorcycle 14 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 579 4.4%
 Worked at Home 541 4.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 972 11%
 High School Graduate 3,791 43%
 Associate's degree 329 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,047 23%
 Master's degree 603 7%
 Professional school degree 754 9%
 Doctorate degree 315 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,402 37.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,163 58.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 137 3.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70005

ZIP Code 70005 is in the Jefferson Parish School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70005.

Haynes Academy School for Advanced Studies
1416 Metairie Rd
Metairie, LA 70005
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson Parish School District
J.C. Ellis Elementary School
801 Brockenbraugh Court
Metairie, LA 70005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Metairie Academy for Advanced Studies
201 Metairie Rd
Metairie, LA 70005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Marie B. Riviere Elementary School
1564 Lake Ave
Metairie, LA 70005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
St Louis King of France School
1600 Lake Ave
Metairie, LA 70005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Catherine of Siena
400 Codifer Blvd
Metairie, LA 70005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Francis Xavier School
215 Betz Pl
Metairie, LA 70005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Metairie Park Country Day School
300 Park Rd
Metairie, LA 70005
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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