Zip Code 70053 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGretna
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Jefferson
Area Code504
Current Population:16499
Racial Majority: 41.83%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 45.9%
Unemployment Rate:10.3%
Median Household Income$30104
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47590
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time22.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 3 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.91448500, -90.05336100

Zip Code 70053 Description

Zip Code 70053 is located in the state of Louisiana in the New Orleans metro area. Zip code 70053 is primarily located in Jefferson County. The official US Postal Service name for 70053 is GRETNA, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70053 are contained within or border the city limits of Gretna, LA, Timberlane, LA, Terrytown, LA, Harvey, LA, and New Orleans, LA. The area code for zip code 70053 is 504. 70053 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70053 is 10.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70053 decreased to 16499 from 16744 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70053 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70053 public schools is Black. 74.8% of students in 70053 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6952 41.83% 7553 -8%
 Black Or African American 5934 35.7% 5853 +1%
 Hispanic 2689 16.18% 2372 +13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 201 1.21% 80 +151%
 Asian 547 3.29% 385 +42%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 54 0.32% 5 +980%
 Other Race 29 0.41% 29 +134%
 Two Or More Races 222 1.06% 222 -21%

Zip Code 70053 Race/Ethnicity

 White 24.5%
 Black Or African American 45.9%
 Hispanic 19.1%
 Asian 6.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 2.7%

Zip Code 70053 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1649916744
Male Population51.90%
Female Population48.10%
Total Households6497
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$30104
Income Under $50K Per Year77.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year17.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.70%
70053 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 2Cedric RichmondDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$113397
Average Real Estate Sale Price$139619
Current Unemployment Level 10.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level12.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago12.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 73k - Southern Holocene Meander Belts
Average First Frost DatesDecember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 1 - 10

Zip Code 70053 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)44465358667274747060524659
Avg Max Temp (°F)63667278859091918880726578
Avg Precip (In.)5.614.865.294.875.45.756.325.875.43.114.764.5861.82
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA
CBSA Type70053
CBSA Population1187772
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours