Metairie, LA 70001 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70001: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Metairie, LA 70001

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,501
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,054
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,425
  • Parish: Jefferson Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.987, Longitude -90.166
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Metairie, LA 70001 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 38,030
Daytime Population: Workers 16,440
Daytime Population: Residents 17,843
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,283
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 38,008
Population in Familes 26,745
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 6,398
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $49,123
Average Household Income $71,843
Per Capita Income $33,356


Total Housing Units 19,291 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,198 (42.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,448 (49.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,645 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $224,408
Average Home Value $257,892


Total Households 17,646
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 9,359
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.12% 0.12%
Households 0.16% 0.17%
Families -0.21% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Metairie, LA 70001 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70001 to the other 499 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 97th
Population Density # 10 98th
Diversity Index # 98 81st
Median Household Income # 160 68th
Per Capita Income # 39 92nd

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