70121 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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ZIP Code 70121: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Orleans, LA 70121

Acceptable Alternative
Jefferson, LA 70121

Not Acceptable, USPS
Shrewsbury, LA 70121

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Jefferson Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.964, Longitude -90.157
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 619
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 6,094
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 970
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,124

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: July 1, 2022, Maps updated: May 5, 2022.


New Orleans, LA 70121 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 11,635 (100%)
Population in Households 11,296 (97.1%)
Population in Families 7,591 (65.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 339 ( 2.9%)
Population Density 3,344
Diversity Index2 66


Median Household Income $58,216
Average Household Income $82,639
% of Income for Mortgage4 20%
Per Capita Income $40,888
Wealth Index5 64


Total HU (Housing Units) 6,367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,161 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,588 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 618 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $224,956
Average Home Value $245,160
Housing Affordability Index3 127


Total Households 5,749
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 2,745
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.43% -0.22%
Households 0.43% -0.08%
Families   -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
Owner Occupied HU   0.26%

New Orleans, LA 70121 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70121 to the other 495 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 139 72nd
Population Density # 28 95th
Median Household Income # 150 70th
Housing Affordability Index # 111 22nd
Per Capita Income # 51 90th
Diversity Index # 43 92nd

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