Zip Code 70002 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMetairie
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Jefferson
Area Code504
Current Population:18879
Racial Majority: 58.39%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 36.5%
Unemployment Rate:11.8%
Median Household Income$44947
Average Adjusted Gross Income$93640
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 0 ft.
Area40 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.01026600, -90.16241200

Zip Code 70002 Description

Zip Code 70002 is located in the state of Louisiana in the New Orleans metro area. Zip code 70002 is primarily located in Jefferson County. The official US Postal Service name for 70002 is METAIRIE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70002 are contained within or border the city limits of Metairie, LA, . The area code for zip code 70002 is 504. 70002 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70002 is 11.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70002 decreased to 18879 from 19423 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70002 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70002 public schools is Hispanic. 65.1% of students in 70002 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 10865 58.39% 11905 -9%
 Black Or African American 2119 11.39% 2029 +4%
 Hispanic 4333 23.28% 3466 +25%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.04% 46 -85%
 Asian 1146 6.16% 1163 -1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 57 0.15% 57 -51%
 Two Or More Races 210 0.6% 210 -47%

Zip Code 70002 Race/Ethnicity

 White 29.9%
 Black Or African American 25%
 Hispanic 36.5%
 Asian 7.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.2%

Zip Code 70002 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1887919423
Male Population49.70%
Female Population50.30%
Total Households8328
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$44947
Income Under $50K Per Year54.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year19.30%
70002 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 1Steve ScaliseRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$291329
Average Real Estate Sale Price$239719
Current Unemployment Level 11.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level12.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 73o - Coastal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesDecember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 11 - 20

Zip Code 70002 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)43465358667274747060524559
Avg Max Temp (°F)62667278858991918780716578
Avg Precip (In.)5.685.065.134.764.815.976.075.825.543.134.784.7461.51
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA
CBSA Type70002
CBSA Population1187772
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours