Zip Code 70003 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMetairie
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Jefferson
Area Code504
Current Population:40150
Racial Majority: 70.14%
Public School Racial Majority:White 39.5%
Unemployment Rate:6.1%
Median Household Income$48500
Average Adjusted Gross Income$60700
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time22.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 0 ft.
Area21 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.99819100, -90.21399800

Zip Code 70003 Description

Zip Code 70003 is located in the state of Louisiana in the New Orleans metro area. Zip code 70003 is primarily located in Jefferson County. The official US Postal Service name for 70003 is METAIRIE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70003 are contained within or border the city limits of Metairie, LA, Kenner, LA, River Ridge, LA, and Harahan, LA. The area code for zip code 70003 is 504. 70003 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70003 is 6.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70003 decreased to 40150 from 43455 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70003 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70003 public schools is White. 71.1% of students in 70003 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 27896 70.14% 29036 -4%
 Black Or African American 4184 10.52% 4614 -9%
 Hispanic 5817 14.63% 4863 +20%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 133 0.33% 99 +34%
 Asian 1329 3.34% 996 +33%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 9 -100%
 Other Race 107 0.12% 107 -57%
 Two Or More Races 426 0.93% 426 -13%

Zip Code 70003 Race/Ethnicity

 White 39.5%
 Black Or African American 29%
 Hispanic 24.3%
 Asian 4.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 70003 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population4015043455
Male Population48.40%
Female Population51.60%
Total Households15906
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$48500
Income Under $50K Per Year51.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year16.40%
70003 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 1Steve ScaliseRepublican
Louisiana District 2Cedric RichmondDemocrat
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70003 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
78John Illg Jr.Republican
79Debbie VillioRepublican
82Charles HenryRepublican
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70003 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
9Cameron HenryRepublican
10Kirk TalbotRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$204681
Average Real Estate Sale Price$161372
Current Unemployment Level 6.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 73k - Southern Holocene Meander Belts
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 11 - 20

Zip Code 70003 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)43465358667274747060514559
Avg Max Temp (°F)62657278858991918780716578
Avg Precip (In.)5.775.235.24.864.826.366.135.915.583.124.894.8662.71
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA
CBSA Type70003
CBSA Population1187772
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours