Westwego, LA 70094 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 70094: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Westwego, LA 70094

Acceptable Alternative
Avondale, LA 70094
Bridge City, LA 70094
Fairfield, LA 70094
Nine Mile Point, LA 70094
Nine Mile Pt, LA 70094

Not Acceptable, USPS
South Kenner, LA 70094
Waggaman, LA 70094

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 516
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,986
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 840
  • Parish: Jefferson Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.927, Longitude -90.204
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Westwego, LA 70094 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 32,353
Population in Households 32,223
Population in Familes 27,038
Population in Group Qrtrs 130
Population Density1 890
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 11,787
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 8,480
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,428 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,359 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,460 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $122,883
Average Home Value $143,326


Median Household Income $38,025
Average Household Income $50,982
Per Capita Income $18,719
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.31%
Households 0.59% 0.46%
Families 0.36% 0.31%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Westwego, LA 70094 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70094 to the other 501 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 36 93rd
Population Density1 # 79 84th
Diversity Index2 # 16 97th
Median Household Income # 301 40th
Per Capita Income # 408 19th

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