New Orleans, LA 70122 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70122: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Orleans, LA 70122

Not Acceptable, USPS
Gentilly, LA 70122

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Orleans Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.006, Longitude -90.065
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 502
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 15,340
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 849
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,491

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

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New Orleans, LA 70122 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 34,057
Daytime Population: Workers 10,196
Daytime Population: Residents 18,898
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29,094
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 33,626
Population in Familes 25,614
Population in Group Qrtrs 431
Population Density2 5,052
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $39,226
Average Household Income $62,124
Per Capita Income $25,944


Total Housing Units 19,061 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,924 (41.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,049 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,088 (26.7%)
Median Home Value $185,193
Average Home Value $233,219


Total Households 13,973
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 8,390
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 2.45% 2.06%
Households 2.63% 2.18%
Families 2.23% 1.93%
Median Household Income   0.23%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

New Orleans, LA 70122 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70122 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 # 30 94th
Population Density # 19 96th
Diversity Index # 233 54th
Median Household Income # 290 42nd
Per Capita Income # 142 72nd

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