Metairie, LA 70003 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70003: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Metairie, LA 70003

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Jefferson Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.996, Longitude -90.214
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 761
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 16,870
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,899
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,971

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 70003 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 70003 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Metairie, LA 70003 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 40,558
Population in Households 40,313
Population in Familes 32,883
Population in Group Qrtrs 245
Population Density2 5,708
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $54,661
Average Household Income $74,184
Per Capita Income $29,768


Total Housing Units 17,363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,584 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,575 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,204 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $201,276
Average Home Value $220,129


Total Households 16,159
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 10,879
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.06% 0.13%
Households 0.12% 0.16%
Families -0.13% -0.01%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   1.42%

Metairie, LA 70003 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70003 to the other 496 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 14 97th
Population Density # 16 97th
Diversity Index # 115 77th
Median Household Income # 73 85th
Per Capita Income # 70 86th

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