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ZIP Code 70072

Primary City:Marrero, LA (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson Parish
Timezone: Central (6:11pm)
Coordinates:29.83, -90.15
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70072

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70072. 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 70072. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70072, 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:
Marrero, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70072 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70072 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 70072 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70072 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 56,344
Population Density 2,715 people per sq mi
Housing Units 21,355
Median Home Value $147,600
Land Area 20.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 20,006
Median Household Income $41,948

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
Male2,0322,0711,9822,0131,7541,7941,6681,7521,6811,9892,0641,8441,4991,009706471332171
Female1,9601,9801,8941,9431,9082,0171,9711,8371,9062,2602,3192,0941,6681,185849718530473
Total3,9924,0513,8763,9563,6623,8113,6393,5893,5874,2494,3833,9383,1672,1941,5551,189862644

Gender

 Male 26,832 48%
 Female 29,512 52%
Gender

Race

 White 29,381 52.1%
 Black Or African American 21,512 38.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 470 0.8%
 Asian 2,606 4.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 1,283 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,079 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1981,7472,6753,6313,4682,0031,098269
Renter3871,15498695366640627392
Total5852,9013,6614,5844,1342,4091,371361

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,615 48%
 Single Guardian 5,392 27%
 Singles 4,126 21%
 Singles With Roommate 873 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 12,212 61%
 Households with Kids 7,794 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male416418408409418417381398457405401362381433381419421414378346
Female376412401401384405416392383387372348396391419381404403336361
Total792830809810802822797790840792773710777824800800825817714707

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70072 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 70072 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 70072 real estate data, the median home value of $147,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70072 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70072 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70072 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 56,051 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 265 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 28 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 10,074 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 5,015 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,917 23%
 Households Vacant 1,349 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 420 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1%
 For Sale Only 277 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 56 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 47 3%
 For Migrant Workers 12 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 521 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 257 5%
 1 Bedroom 966 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,502 27%
 3+ Bedroom 2,779 50%
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 $41,948 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70072 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, 70072 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 70072 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 19,312 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,544 15%
 No Earnings 17,390 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 19,312 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,544 15%
 No Earnings 17,390 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 22,647 95.6%
 Public transportation 330 1.4%
 Taxicab 21 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 551 2.3%
 Worked at Home 148 0.6%
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 4,316 26.4%
 High School Graduate 9,654 59.0%
 Associate's degree 740 4.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,283 7.8%
 Master's degree 180 1.1%
 Professional school degree 112 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 64 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,480 68.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,771 22.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,119 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70072

ZIP Code 70072 is in the Jefferson Parish School District. There are 21 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70072.

Judge Lionel R. Collins Elementary School
500 Pine St
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Allen Ellender School
4501 East Ames Blvd
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Estelle Elementary School
2800 Barataria Blvd
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
L.h. Marrero Middle School
4100 Seventh St
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Miller Wall Elementary School
2001 Bonnie Ann Dr
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Westbank Community School
2590 Barataria Blvd
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Congetta Trippe Janet Elementary School
2500 Bent Tree Ln
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Harry S. Truman Middle School
5417 Ehret Rd
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Marrero Academy for Advanced Studies
2820 Mount Kennedy Dr
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
John Ehret High School
4300 Patriot St
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
L.w. Higgins High School
7201 Lapalco Blvd
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Joseph A. Cuillier Senior Career Center
1429b Ames Blvd
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Douglass Academy for Career Preparation
4300 Patriot St
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Immaculate Conception School
601 Avenue C
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Academy of Our Lady
537 Avenue D
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Visitation of Our Lady School
3520 Ames Blvd
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Concordia Lutheran School
6700 B Westbank Expy
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Conquering Word Christian Academy
812 Avenue F
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Disciples of Christ Preschool and Academy
6520 Second Zion Blvd
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Faith Christian Academy
6216 6th Ave
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Archbishop Shaw High School
1000 Barataria Blvd
Marrero, LA 70072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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