Gretna, LA 70053 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70053: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gretna, LA 70053

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,146
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,337
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,028
  • Parish: Jefferson Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.912, Longitude -90.053
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gretna, LA 70053 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,431
Daytime Population: Workers 9,248
Daytime Population: Residents 8,706
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,954
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 15,465
Population in Familes 11,258
Population in Group Qrtrs 966
Population Density2 4,755
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $35,056
Average Household Income $52,749
Per Capita Income $21,976


Total Housing Units 7,511 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,739 (36.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,763 (50.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,009 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $158,840
Average Home Value $175,858


Total Households 6,502
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 3,687
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 -0.06% 0.03%
Households 0.01% 0.09%
Families -0.33% -0.12%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Gretna, LA 70053 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70053 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 # 107 79th
Population Density # 20 96th
Diversity Index # 5 99th
Median Household Income # 380 24th
Per Capita Income # 275 45th

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