Destrehan, LA 70047 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70047: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Destrehan, LA 70047

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ormond, LA 70047

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 329
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,555
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: Saint Charles Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.964, Longitude -90.376
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Destrehan, LA 70047 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,375
Daytime Population: Workers 4,529
Daytime Population: Residents 6,705
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,234
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 13,373
Population in Familes 11,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 676
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $77,814
Average Household Income $96,899
Per Capita Income $34,121


Total Housing Units 4,941 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,755 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 954 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 232 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $232,281
Average Home Value $264,407


Total Households 4,709
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 3,754
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 0.41% 0.49%
Households 0.47% 0.53%
Families 0.3% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Destrehan, LA 70047 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70047 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 # 128 75th
Population Density # 90 82nd
Diversity Index # 204 60th
Median Household Income # 13 98th
Per Capita Income # 34 93rd

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