Metairie, LA 70006 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Metairie, LA

ZIP Code 70006: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Metairie, LA 70006

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Jefferson Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.014, Longitude -90.195
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 958
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 6,738
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,282
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,456

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

Explore a Louisiana Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Input an address to see boundary maps and recent demographic data for the neighborhood, city, parish, and ZIP Code. You'll also find the school attendance zones for that address.


Metairie, LA 70006 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,863
Population in Households 15,748
Population in Familes 12,491
Population in Group Qrtrs 115
Population Density1 5,951
Diversity Index2 62


Median Household Income $61,414
Average Household Income $87,693
Per Capita Income $34,983


Total Housing Units 6,830 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,766 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,515 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 549 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $268,633
Average Home Value $283,378


Total Households 6,281
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 4,156
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 0.13% 0.15%
Households 0.09% 0.15%
Families -0.19% -0.04%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.48%

Metairie, LA 70006 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70006 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 # 114 77th
Population Density # 14 97th
Diversity Index # 33 94th
Median Household Income # 37 93rd
Per Capita Income # 25 95th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.

Louisiana Research Tools

Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Louisiana Census Data
Highest or Lowest: