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ZIP Code 70124

Primary City:New Orleans, LA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Lakeview
County: Orleans Parish
Timezone: Central (2:29am)
Area code: 504 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.00, -90.10
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70124

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70124. 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 70124. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70124, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 70124 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70124 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 70124 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 a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70124 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,824
Population Density 2,527 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,325
Median Home Value $332,900
Land Area 6.66 sq mi
Water Area 1.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,325
Median Household Income $74,683

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male533445464445572948627551531611649605488273178125125115
Female520426430421662950588535543607696660418259225171200228
Total1,0538718948661,2341,8981,2151,0861,0741,2181,3451,265906532403296325343

Gender

 Male 8,285 49%
 Female 8,539 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,164 90.1%
 Black Or African American 813 4.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.2%
 Asian 354 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 255 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 190 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner677468421,1541,130511362209
Renter317842395346238825430
Total3841,5881,2371,5001,368593416239

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,236 44%
 Single Guardian 940 13%
 Singles 2,284 31%
 Singles With Roommate 865 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,379 73%
 Households with Kids 1,946 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10311910589848282931049511179968310610691885468
Female971158192989281649194838185879810194676185
Total200234186181182174163157195189194160181170204207185155115153

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70124 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70124 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 70124 real estate data, the median home value of $332,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70124. Rentals in 70124 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70124 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,791 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 33 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,400 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,621 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,304 25%
 Households Vacant 2,000 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 308 15.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 0.5%
 For Sale Only 269 13.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 117 5.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 226 11.3%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,069 53.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 32 1%
 1 Bedroom 256 11%
 2 Bedroom 1,145 48%
 3+ Bedroom 974 40%
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 $74,683 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70124 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 70124 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,653 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,645 24%
 No Earnings 3,665 24%
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 7,653 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,645 24%
 No Earnings 3,665 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,319 91.1%
 Public transportation 100 1.0%
 Taxicab 30 0.3%
 Motorcycle 38 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 291 2.8%
 Worked at Home 457 4.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 70124 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 113 2%
 High School Graduate 1,886 29%
 Associate's degree 355 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,080 32%
 Master's degree 885 14%
 Professional school degree 978 15%
 Doctorate degree 242 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 901 28.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,159 67.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 148 4.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70124

ZIP Code 70124 is in the Orleans Parish School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70124.

Edward Hynes Charter School
990 Harrison Ave
New Orleans, LA 70124
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Orleans Parish School District
Christian Brothers School
8 Friederichs Ave
New Orleans, LA 70124
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Mount Carmel Academy
7027 Milne Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70124
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Dominic School
6326 Memphis St
New Orleans, LA 70124
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Pius X School
6600 Spanish Fort Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70124
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Paul'S Episcopal School
6249 Canal Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70124
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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