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ZIP Code 70117

Primary City:New Orleans, LA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Bywater
County: Orleans Parish
Timezone: Central (7:59pm)
Area code: 504 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.97, -90.03
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70117

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70117. 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 70117. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70117, 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:
New Orleans, LA
Unacceptable:
Bywater

Stats and Demographics for the 70117 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70117 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 70117 are primarily black or African American. 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 70117 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,389
Population Density 4,268 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,771
Median Home Value $134,500
Land Area 5.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.78 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,887
Median Household Income $26,431

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7747216278228488527977477889101,027848656412287208141103
Female742615606779933940864744703796905793705494422330221229
Total1,5161,3361,2331,6011,7811,7921,6611,4911,4911,7061,9321,6411,361906709538362332

Gender

 Male 11,568 49%
 Female 11,821 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,916 21.0%
 Black Or African American 17,555 75.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 92 0.4%
 Asian 110 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 327 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 385 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner663696801,0421,244827467150
Renter4241,2359931,05677532418847
Total4901,6041,6732,0982,0191,151655197

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,915 19%
 Single Guardian 3,157 32%
 Singles 3,628 37%
 Singles With Roommate 1,187 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,373 75%
 Households with Kids 2,514 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male168146149132148132160143138129138122107131149150174173176142
Female131161158143131114120120130126128125109118131147159157185161
Total299307307275279246280263268255266247216249280297333330361303

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70117 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 70117 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 70117 real estate data, the median home value of $134,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70117 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70117 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70117 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,178 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 8 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 109 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 94 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,397 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,448 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,042 32%
 Households Vacant 5,884 37%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,227 20.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 37 0.6%
 For Sale Only 326 5.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 306 5.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 114 1.9%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3,871 65.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 135 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,475 28%
 2 Bedroom 2,463 47%
 3+ Bedroom 1,206 23%
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 $26,431 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70117 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. ZIP code 70117 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 70117 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. 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 70117 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 6,214 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,000 22%
 No Earnings 8,162 44%
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 6,214 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,000 22%
 No Earnings 8,162 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,408 73.2%
 Public transportation 907 10.4%
 Taxicab 26 0.3%
 Motorcycle 73 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,016 11.6%
 Worked at Home 320 3.7%
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 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 1,776 24%
 High School Graduate 4,021 53%
 Associate's degree 252 3%
 Bachelor's degree 903 12%
 Master's degree 420 6%
 Professional school degree 99 1%
 Doctorate degree 76 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,939 72.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 298 11.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 436 16.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70117

ZIP Code 70117 is in the Rsd-Friends of King School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70117.

Dr. Martin Luther King Charter School for Sci/Tech
1617 Caffin Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Rsd-Friends of King School District
Kipp New Orleans Leadership Academy
3820 St Claude St
New Orleans, LA 70117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsd-Knowledge is Power Program (Kipp) N.o. School District
Dr. Charles Richard Drew Elementary School
3819 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Recovery School District-Lde
Arise Academy
3819 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsd-Arise Academy
Mahalia Jackson Elementary School
2405 Jackson Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Orleans Parish School District
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts
2800 Chartres St
New Orleans, LA 70117
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Orleans Center for Creative Arts School District
St Paul Lutheran Ok
2624 Burgundy St
New Orleans, LA 70117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Light City Christian Academy
6117 Saint Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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