New Orleans, LA 70123 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70123: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Orleans, LA 70123

Acceptable Alternative
Elmwood, LA 70123
Harahan, LA 70123
River Ridge, LA 70123

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,580
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,022
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,215
  • Parish: Jefferson Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.957, Longitude -90.208
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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New Orleans, LA 70123 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,581
Population in Households 26,406
Population in Familes 19,736
Population in Group Qrtrs 175
Population Density1 3,346
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 12,203
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 6,948
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,245 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,853 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,350 (40.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,042 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $260,700
Average Home Value $317,602


Median Household Income $58,279
Average Household Income $83,619
Per Capita Income $38,625
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.15%
Households 0.32% 0.29%
Families -0.1% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.

New Orleans, LA 70123 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70123 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 # 58 89th
Population Density1 # 27 95th
Diversity Index2 # 317 37th
Median Household Income # 54 89th
Per Capita Income # 17 97th

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