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ZIP Code 70053

Primary City:Gretna, LA (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson Parish
Timezone: Central (4:18pm)
Area code: 504 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.91, -90.05
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70053

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70053. 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 70053. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70053, 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:
Gretna, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70053 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70053 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 70053 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 parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70053 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,499
Population Density 4,810 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,466
Median Home Value $139,800
Land Area 3.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,497
Median Household Income $32,561

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male54344646757473980668758862266763156338428819013913498
Female555485405405572643577487500614585522407318238227221172
Total1,0989318729791,3111,4491,2641,0751,1221,2811,2161,085791606428366355270

Gender

 Male 8,566 52%
 Female 7,933 48%
Gender

Race

 White 8,811 53.4%
 Black Or African American 5,973 36.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 88 0.5%
 Asian 392 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 869 5.3%
 Two Or More Races 359 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner33339449680649443397148
Renter26172965174451526313264
Total2941,0681,1001,4241,164706529212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,017 31%
 Single Guardian 1,756 27%
 Singles 2,214 34%
 Singles With Roommate 510 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,557 70%
 Households with Kids 1,940 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9211011711486978190921049493977987104118129136133
Female99110105114103929090110828486827178767180100105
Total191220222228189189171180202186178179179150165180189209236238

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70053 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 70053 were primarily built in the 1960s. Looking at 70053 real estate data, the median home value of $139,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70053 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70053 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70053 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,533 94.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 943 5.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,819 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,319 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,359 45%
 Households Vacant 969 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 531 54.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.6%
 For Sale Only 90 9.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 2.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 2.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 290 29.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 97 3%
 1 Bedroom 972 29%
 2 Bedroom 1,445 43%
 3+ Bedroom 851 25%
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 $32,561 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70053 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70053 has very few people that work at home. 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 70053 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,296 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,668 20%
 No Earnings 5,288 40%
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 5,296 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,668 20%
 No Earnings 5,288 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,964 89.8%
 Public transportation 268 4.0%
 Taxicab 9 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 332 5.0%
 Worked at Home 65 1.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,809 30.2%
 High School Graduate 3,344 55.7%
 Associate's degree 134 2.2%
 Bachelor's degree 532 8.9%
 Master's degree 102 1.7%
 Professional school degree 56 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 22 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,075 67.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 700 22.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 280 9.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70053

ZIP Code 70053 is in the Milestone Sabis Academy of New Orleans. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70053.

Milestone Sabis Academy of New Orleans
1407 Virgil St
Gretna, LA 70053
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Milestone Sabis Academy of New Orleans
Gretna Middle School
910 Gretna Blvd
Gretna, LA 70053
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Shirley Johnson/Gretna Park Elementary School
1130 Gretna Blvd
Gretna, LA 70053
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
William Hart Elementary School
2001 Hancock St
Gretna, LA 70053
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Mcdonogh 26/Homedale Elementary School
1200 Jefferson St
Gretna, LA 70053
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Kate Middleton Elementary School
1407 Virgil St
Gretna, LA 70053
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Gretna No. 2 Academy for Advanced Studies
701 Amelia St
Gretna, LA 70053
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
L. W. Ruppel Academy for Advanced Studies
815 Huey P. Long Ave
Gretna, LA 70053
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies
17 Gretna Blvd
Gretna, LA 70053
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
St Anthony School
900 Franklin Ave
Gretna, LA 70053
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Cletus Elementary School
3610 Claire Ave
Gretna, LA 70053
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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