New Orleans, LA 70121 ZIP Code Profile

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Jefferson, LA | Shrewsbury, LA

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

  • 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: 637
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 6,081
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 963
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,118

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

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New Orleans, LA 70121 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,843
Population in Households 11,511
Population in Familes 7,859
Population in Group Qrtrs 332
Population Density1 3,327
Diversity Index2 60


Median Household Income $43,170
Average Household Income $58,267
Per Capita Income $28,556


Total Housing Units 6,390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,581 (40.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,018 (47.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 791 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $191,045
Average Home Value $202,412


Total Households 5,599
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 2,751
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 -0.19% -0.05%
Households -0.13% -0.01%
Families -0.55% -0.29%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   1.55%

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

The table below compares 70121 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 # 142 72nd
Population Density # 27 95th
Diversity Index # 46 91st
Median Household Income # 212 57th
Per Capita Income # 83 83rd

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