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ZIP Code 70056

Primary City:Gretna, LA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Gretna
County: Jefferson Parish
Timezone: Central (8:57pm)
Area code: 504 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.89, -90.03
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70056

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70056. 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 70056. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70056, 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
Acceptable:
Terrytown

Stats and Demographics for the 70056 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70056 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 70056 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70056 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,082
Population Density 5,774 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,224
Median Home Value $163,600
Land Area 6.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,915
Median Household Income $50,672

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5451,3421,3221,3621,4551,4111,3411,3171,2691,3511,2831,126879670480297207126
Female1,5621,3861,3631,3681,5671,6341,3831,3091,3001,4511,3811,2621,026817559432287212
Total3,1072,7282,6852,7303,0223,0452,7242,6262,5692,8022,6642,3881,9051,4871,039729494338

Gender

 Male 18,783 48%
 Female 20,299 52%
Gender

Race

 White 18,654 47.7%
 Black Or African American 14,650 37.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 169 0.4%
 Asian 2,088 5.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.1%
 Other Race 2,393 6.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,108 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner867451,4632,0451,9381,351644137
Renter6841,6921,2169845952179127
Total7702,4372,6793,0292,5331,568735164

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,276 45%
 Single Guardian 3,725 27%
 Singles 3,098 22%
 Singles With Roommate 816 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,457 61%
 Households with Kids 5,458 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male323309299313261292275256258277257259277252276271264287264266
Female314342312276298282261276269284281292271235234291294277272304
Total637651611589559574536532527561538551548487510562558564536570

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70056 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 70056 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 70056 real estate data, the median home value of $163,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70056 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70056 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70056 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,900 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 164 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,978 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,431 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,506 36%
 Households Vacant 1,309 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 826 63.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.3%
 For Sale Only 148 11.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 2.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 281 21.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 31 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 1,464 24.9%
 2 Bedroom 2,472 42.0%
 3+ Bedroom 1,921 32.6%
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 $50,672 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70056 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70056 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. Most commuters in 70056 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 14,649 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,603 22%
 No Earnings 9,254 30%
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 14,649 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,603 22%
 No Earnings 9,254 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,764 93.4%
 Public transportation 296 1.6%
 Taxicab 151 0.8%
 Motorcycle 12 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 507 2.7%
 Worked at Home 295 1.6%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,581 13.3%
 High School Graduate 7,357 61.9%
 Associate's degree 574 4.8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,725 14.5%
 Master's degree 390 3.3%
 Professional school degree 197 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 65 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,160 63.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,305 28.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 724 8.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70056

ZIP Code 70056 is in the Jefferson Parish School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70056.

George Cox Elementary School
2630 Belle Chasse Hwy
Gretna, LA 70056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Livaudais Middle School
925 Lamar Ave
Terrytown, LA 70056
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Terrytown Elementary School
550 East Forest Lawn Dr
Terrytown, LA 70056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Paul J. Solis Elementary School
2850 Mt. Laurel Dr
Gretna, LA 70056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary School
950 Behrman Hwy
Terrytown, LA 70056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Christ the King Elementary School
2106 Deerfield Rd
Terrytown, LA 70056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Muslim Academy
440 Realty Dr
Gretna, LA 70056
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
A Different World Academy
141 Bellemeade Blvd
Gretna, LA 70056
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Word of Life Academy
1104 Terry Pkwy
Terrytown, LA 70056
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Arden Cahill Academy
3101 Wall Blvd
Gretna, LA 70056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Elmwood Park Academy
1517 Carol Sue Ave
Gretna, LA 70056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Stepping Stones Montessori
552 Terry Pkwy
Terrytown, LA 70056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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