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ZIP Code 70094

Primary City:Westwego, LA (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson Parish
Timezone: Central (10:37pm)
Area code: 504 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.92, -90.20
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70094

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70094. 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 70094. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70094, 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:
Westwego, LA
Acceptable:
Avondale, Bridge City, 9 Mile Point
Unacceptable:
South Kenner, Waggaman

Stats and Demographics for the 70094 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70094 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 70094 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 70094 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,669
Population Density 893 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,879
Median Home Value $113,200
Land Area 35.46 sq mi
Water Area 5.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,361
Median Household Income $34,922

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male 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
Male1,1351,1461,1261,3301,0889519158401,0081,1671,176971797609455301169121
Female1,0881,1551,0771,1651,0841,0861,0281,0031,0801,2821,249983912781549366284192
Total2,2232,3012,2032,4952,1722,0371,9431,8432,0882,4492,4251,9541,7091,3901,004667453313

Gender

 Male 15,305 48%
 Female 16,364 52%
Gender

Race

 White 15,407 48.7%
 Black Or African American 13,464 42.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 238 0.8%
 Asian 1,084 3.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 934 2.9%
 Two Or More Races 533 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1307931,1781,8441,6761,329687182
Renter31084582074244521912833
Total4401,6381,9982,5862,1211,548815215

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,708 41%
 Single Guardian 3,583 32%
 Singles 2,501 22%
 Singles With Roommate 569 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,039 62%
 Households with Kids 4,322 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male243227236226228233217241227212227230237220267299299256209216
Female221220239198222240243206244232210213225197204254227251229216
Total464447475424450473460447471444437443462417471553526507438432

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70094 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70094 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 70094 real estate data, the median home value of $113,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70094 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70094 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70094 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,539 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 127 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,803 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,016 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,542 28%
 Households Vacant 1,518 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 467 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 2%
 For Sale Only 329 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 629 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 122 3%
 1 Bedroom 618 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,097 30%
 3+ Bedroom 1,873 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 $34,922 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70094 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, 70094 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 70094 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,428 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,931 20%
 No Earnings 9,901 41%
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 9,428 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,931 20%
 No Earnings 9,901 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,412 94.0%
 Public transportation 173 1.4%
 Taxicab 38 0.3%
 Motorcycle 24 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 288 2.4%
 Worked at Home 205 1.7%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,545 26.8%
 High School Graduate 6,074 63.9%
 Associate's degree 319 3.4%
 Bachelor's degree 427 4.5%
 Master's degree 134 1.4%
 Professional school degree 13 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,108 71.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,440 20.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 581 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70094

ZIP Code 70094 is in the Office of Juvenile Justice School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70094.

Riverside Alternative High School
3225 River Rd
Bridge City, LA 70094
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Office of Juvenile Justice School District
Riverside Alternative High School
3225 River Rd
Bridge City, LA 70094
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Special School District
Mildred S. Harris Elementary School
1805 Bridge City Ave
Bridge City, LA 70094
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Henry Ford Middle School
435 South Jamie Blvd
Avondale, LA 70094
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Live Oak Manor Elementary School
220 Acadia Dr
Westwego, LA 70094
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Vic A. Pitre Elementary School
1525 Spruce St
Westwego, LA 70094
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Norbert Rillieux Elementary School
7121 River Rd
Waggaman, LA 70094
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Catherine Strehle Elementary School
178 Millie Dr
Avondale, LA 70094
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Myrtle C. Thibodeaux Elementary School
537 Ave D
Westwego, LA 70094
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Stella Worley Middle School
801 Spartan Dr
Westwego, LA 70094
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Lucille Cherbonnier/Norbert Rillieux Elementary School
700 Dandelion Dr
Waggaman, LA 70094
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Joshua Butler Elementary School
300 Fourth St
Westwego, LA 70094
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Waggaman Alternative School
6801 River Rd
Waggaman, LA 70094
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Our Lady Prompt Succor School
531 Avenue a
Westwego, LA 70094
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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