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ZIP Code 70127

Primary City:New Orleans, LA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Lake Forest East
County: Orleans Parish
Timezone: Central (7:52am)
Area code: 504 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.03, -89.97
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70127

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70127. 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 70127. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70127, 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 70127 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70127 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 70127 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 large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70127 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,471
Population Density 2,885 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,118
Median Home Value $153,300
Land Area 7.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,606
Median Household Income $27,096

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8778528658397217125274834895956276304333181921106227
Female8537927518621,00191279164069875782475157234821115410788
Total1,7301,6441,6161,7011,7221,6241,3181,1231,1871,3521,4511,3811,005666403264169115

Gender

 Male 9,359 46%
 Female 11,112 54%
Gender

Race

 White 687 3.4%
 Black Or African American 19,045 93.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 36 0.2%
 Asian 294 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 185 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 218 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner623265841,0291,07152019137
Renter4331,1557226234962469219
Total4951,4811,3061,6521,56776628356

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,174 29%
 Single Guardian 3,044 40%
 Singles 2,059 27%
 Singles With Roommate 329 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,459 59%
 Households with Kids 3,147 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male188184176152183179154176160186185169171154173171180151164129
Female193176169175171145166141169154153155139150161170178177176177
Total381360345327354324320317329340338324310304334341358328340306

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70127 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70127 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 70127 real estate data, the median home value of $153,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70127. Rentals in 70127 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70127 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,455 99.9%
 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 16 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,256 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,564 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,786 37%
 Households Vacant 2,512 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,096 43.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.3%
 For Sale Only 154 6.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 125 5.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 0.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,108 44.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 132 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,090 24%
 2 Bedroom 1,549 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,764 39%
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 $27,096 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70127 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. Residents in ZIP code 70127 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70127 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 70127 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 5,730 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,987 24%
 No Earnings 6,901 42%
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 5,730 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,987 24%
 No Earnings 6,901 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,364 88.6%
 Public transportation 610 7.3%
 Taxicab 14 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 240 2.9%
 Worked at Home 88 1.1%
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 1,058 18.7%
 High School Graduate 3,845 68.0%
 Associate's degree 193 3.4%
 Bachelor's degree 416 7.4%
 Master's degree 117 2.1%
 Professional school degree 18 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,480 79.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 629 11.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 532 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70127

ZIP Code 70127 is in the Recovery School District-Lde. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70127.

Abramson Science and Technology School
5552 Read Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70127
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Recovery School District-Lde
Reed Elementary School
5552 Read Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsd-Renew-Reinventing Education Inc. School District
Sci Academy
5552 Read Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70127
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rsd-Collegiate Academies School District
Lake Castle Private School
8400 Hayne Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Orleans Adventist Academy
4500 Gawain Dr
New Orleans, LA 70127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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