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ZIP Code 70121

Primary City:New Orleans, LA (View All Cities)
County: Orleans Parish
Timezone: Central (10:30am)
Area code: 504 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.96, -90.16
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70121

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70121. 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 70121. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70121, 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
Acceptable:
Jefferson
Unacceptable:
Shrewsbury

Stats and Demographics for the 70121 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70121 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 70121 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 extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70121 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,029
Population Density 3,202 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,341
Median Home Value $169,300
Land Area 3.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.57 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,659
Median Household Income $39,350

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male336306246263353425434383413493533479399226173126126132
Female330283230243331485417325404523533516379287202195215285
Total6665894765066849108517088171,0161,066995778513375321341417

Gender

 Male 5,846 49%
 Female 6,183 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,359 69.5%
 Black Or African American 2,871 23.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.3%
 Asian 169 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 362 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 221 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner25306422672707416314194
Renter17956643755643420513294
Total2048728591,2281,141621446288

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,724 30%
 Single Guardian 1,146 20%
 Singles 2,326 41%
 Singles With Roommate 463 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,397 78%
 Households with Kids 1,262 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6766655959576570555553444450424770525259
Female6567715064636553384849434149545150404853
Total13213313610912312013012393103102878599969812092100112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70121 has a slightly less than average 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 70121 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 70121 real estate data, the median home value of $169,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70121 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70121 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70121 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,697 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 198 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 134 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,945 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,111 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,603 41%
 Households Vacant 682 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 327 47.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.7%
 For Sale Only 88 12.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 1.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 4.7%
 For Migrant Workers 5 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 214 31.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 130 5%
 1 Bedroom 985 38%
 2 Bedroom 1,183 46%
 3+ Bedroom 267 10%
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 $39,350 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70121 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 70121 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. More commuters in 70121 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 4,440 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,337 22%
 No Earnings 3,614 35%
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 4,440 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,337 22%
 No Earnings 3,614 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,901 81.8%
 Public transportation 254 4.2%
 Taxicab 28 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 652 10.9%
 Worked at Home 160 2.7%
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 some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 850 18%
 High School Graduate 2,665 56%
 Associate's degree 228 5%
 Bachelor's degree 780 16%
 Master's degree 124 3%
 Professional school degree 72 2%
 Doctorate degree 78 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 708 55.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 449 34.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 129 10.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70121

ZIP Code 70121 is in the Jefferson Parish School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70121.

Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy
2012 Jefferson Hwy
Jefferson, LA 70121
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Martyn Alternative School
1108 Shrewsbury Rd
Jefferson, LA 70121
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Riverdale Middle School
3900 Jefferson Hwy
Jefferson, LA 70121
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Jefferson Elementary School
4440 Jefferson Hwy
Jefferson, LA 70121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Jefferson Community School (charter School)
3528 Monford St
Jefferson, LA 70121
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Deckbar Alternative School
1108 Shrewsbury Rd
Jefferson, LA 70121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
Riverdale High School
240 Riverdale Dr
Jefferson, LA 70121
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson Parish School District
St Agnes School
3410 Jefferson Hwy
Jefferson, LA 70121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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