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ZIP Code 70006

Primary City:Metairie, LA (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson Parish
Timezone: Central (4:36am)
Area code: 504 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.01, -90.19
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70006

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70006. 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 70006. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70006, 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 70006 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70006 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 70006 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70006 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,703
Population Density 6,065 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,784
Median Home Value $236,300
Land Area 2.59 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,239
Median Household Income $55,361

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male509443425402523711566526482502477481473422281182185120
Female459416416373507591468453465497543556575464339296268307
Total9688598417751,0301,3021,0349799479991,0201,0371,048886620478453427

Gender

 Male 7,710 49%
 Female 7,993 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,251 78.0%
 Black Or African American 1,246 7.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.3%
 Asian 844 5.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 900 5.7%
 Two Or More Races 405 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner30324509735928848506209
Renter2386454533562451008726
Total2689699621,0911,173948593235

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,013 48%
 Single Guardian 1,243 20%
 Singles 1,540 25%
 Singles With Roommate 443 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,412 71%
 Households with Kids 1,827 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1118811510192819285938488938179768496776977
Female9888939880828184897685887889796778737696
Total209176208199172163173169182160173181159168155151174150145173

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70006 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 70006 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 70006 real estate data, the median home value of $236,300 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 70006. Rentals in 70006 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70006 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,580 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 101 0.6%
 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 2,262 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,827 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,150 32%
 Households Vacant 545 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 280 51.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.9%
 For Sale Only 133 24.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 3.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 91 16.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 291 13.2%
 2 Bedroom 1,276 58.0%
 3+ Bedroom 616 28.0%
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 $55,361 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70006 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 70006 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 5,605 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,872 22%
 No Earnings 4,651 35%
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 5,605 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,872 22%
 No Earnings 4,651 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,151 94.1%
 Public transportation 101 1.3%
 Taxicab 10 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 154 2.0%
 Worked at Home 185 2.4%
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 826 14%
 High School Graduate 2,498 43%
 Associate's degree 391 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,252 22%
 Master's degree 388 7%
 Professional school degree 222 4%
 Doctorate degree 187 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,115 41.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,153 43.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 405 15.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70006

ZIP Code 70006 is in the Jefferson Parish School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70006.

Alice Birney Elementary School
4829 Hastings St
Metairie, LA 70006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
St Ann Elementary School
4921 Meadowdale St
Metairie, LA 70006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ecole Classique
5236 Glendale St
Metairie, LA 70006
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Crescent City Christian School
4828 Utica St
Metairie, LA 70006
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Greater New Orleans Christian Academy
5220 Irving St
Metairie, LA 70006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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