New Orleans, LA 70117 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70117: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Orleans, LA 70117

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bywater, LA 70117

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Orleans Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.969, Longitude -90.03
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 735
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 15,301
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 543
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,758

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

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New Orleans, LA 70117 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,188
Daytime Population: Workers 5,111
Daytime Population: Residents 16,753
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,864
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 26,975
Population in Familes 18,480
Population in Group Qrtrs 213
Population Density2 4,229
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $25,093
Average Household Income $39,693
Per Capita Income $17,187


Total Housing Units 18,802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,141 (27.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,462 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,199 (38.3%)
Median Home Value $133,884
Average Home Value $183,651


Total Households 11,603
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 5,838
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 2.01% 1.88%
Households 2.16% 1.97%
Families 1.89% 1.79%
Median Household Income   -0.33%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

New Orleans, LA 70117 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70117 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 # 54 89th
Population Density # 22 96th
Diversity Index # 265 47th
Median Household Income # 474 5th
Per Capita Income # 452 10th

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