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ZIP Code 70131

Primary City:New Orleans, LA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: New Aurora
County: Orleans Parish
Timezone: Central (3:41am)
Area code: 504 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.91, -89.96
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70131

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70131. 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 70131. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70131, 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 70131 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70131 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 70131 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 a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70131 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,915
Population Density 2,512 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,315
Median Home Value $169,700
Land Area 11.91 sq mi
Water Area 3.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,524
Median Household Income $50,934

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1101,0471,0189991,1301,0888818338921,0101,034956723462336252216143
Female1,0429371,0041,0631,3101,1309411,0321,0811,1841,154994879587440360328319
Total2,1521,9842,0222,0622,4402,2181,8221,8651,9732,1942,1881,9501,6021,049776612544462

Gender

 Male 14,130 47%
 Female 15,785 53%
Gender

Race

 White 9,637 32.2%
 Black Or African American 17,845 59.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 102 0.3%
 Asian 1,248 4.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 519 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 553 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner455551,1711,7471,649925576177
Renter6981,43791573551221712045
Total7431,9922,0862,4822,1611,142696222

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,491 39%
 Single Guardian 3,054 27%
 Singles 3,319 29%
 Singles With Roommate 660 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,363 64%
 Households with Kids 4,161 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male210217222248218221205209194187215198220198198228219200154227
Female219200223202198184165195195223215163204199208230226205194208
Total429417445450416405370404389410430361424397406458445405348435

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70131 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 70131 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 70131 real estate data, the median home value of $169,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70131. Rentals in 70131 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70131 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,477 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 436 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,001 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,844 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,679 35%
 Households Vacant 1,791 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,175 65.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 0.7%
 For Sale Only 195 10.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 1.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 1.1%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 356 19.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 67 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,549 36%
 2 Bedroom 1,204 28%
 3+ Bedroom 1,468 34%
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 $50,934 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70131 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. However, that is not the case in 70131. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 11,103 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,249 19%
 No Earnings 7,463 33%
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 11,103 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,249 19%
 No Earnings 7,463 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,548 93.3%
 Public transportation 314 2.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 33 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 223 1.7%
 Worked at Home 328 2.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,171 14%
 High School Graduate 4,186 48%
 Associate's degree 397 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,801 21%
 Master's degree 609 7%
 Professional school degree 318 4%
 Doctorate degree 169 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,194 67.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,628 26.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 366 5.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70131

ZIP Code 70131 is in the Rsd-Algiers Charter Schools Association (Acsa). There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70131.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School
3700 Tall Pines Dr
New Orleans, LA 70131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsd-Algiers Charter Schools Association (Acsa)
Alice M. Harte Elementary Charter School
4422 General Meyer Ave
New Orleans, LA 70131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Orleans Parish School District
Algiers Technology Academy
6501 Berkley Dr
New Orleans, LA 70131
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rsd-Algiers Charter Schools Association (Acsa)
Edna Karr High School
3332 Huntlee Dr
New Orleans, LA 70131
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Orleans Parish School District
St Andrew the Apostle School
3131 Eton St
New Orleans, LA 70131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Children'S College of Academics
4614 General Meyer Ave
New Orleans, LA 70131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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