New Orleans, LA 70121 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70121: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Orleans, LA 70121

Acceptable Alternative
Jefferson, LA 70121

Not Acceptable, USPS
Shrewsbury, LA 70121

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 657
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,188
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 970
  • Parish: Jefferson Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.964, Longitude -90.157
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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New Orleans, LA 70121 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,919
Daytime Population: Workers 15,471
Daytime Population: Residents 5,845
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,316
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.79
Population in Households 11,587
Population in Familes 7,852
Population in Group Qrtrs 332
Population Density2 3,722
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $42,870
Average Household Income $58,141
Per Capita Income $28,603


Total Housing Units 6,366 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,735 (43.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,923 (45.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 708 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $188,664
Average Home Value $197,157


Total Households 5,658
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 2,793
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 -0.13% -0.05%
Households 0.0% 0.05%
Families -0.42% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

New Orleans, LA 70121 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70121 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 # 140 72nd
Population Density # 25 95th
Diversity Index # 48 91st
Median Household Income # 226 55th
Per Capita Income # 88 83rd

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