Metairie, LA 70005 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70005: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Metairie, LA 70005

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Jefferson Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.999, Longitude -90.136
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 855
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 12,668
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,844
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,824

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

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Metairie, LA 70005 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 24,946
Population in Households 24,938
Population in Familes 18,127
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 6,003
Diversity Index2 36


Median Household Income $58,087
Average Household Income $96,919
Per Capita Income $45,149


Total Housing Units 12,838 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,530 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,088 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,220 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $293,318
Average Home Value $429,655


Total Households 11,618
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 6,231
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.24% 0.25%
Households 0.22% 0.24%
Families -0.15% -0.01%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   1.14%

Metairie, LA 70005 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70005 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 # 63 88th
Population Density # 11 98th
Diversity Index # 347 30th
Median Household Income # 52 90th
Per Capita Income # 4 99th

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