ZIP Code 70056 - Gretna Louisiana

ZIP Code 70056 is located in Gretna Louisiana. Portions of 70056 are also in Timberlane and Terrytown. 70056 is entirely within Jefferson Parish. Regionally, it is located in Metro New Orleans.

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ZIP Code 70056 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameGretna
Primary CountyJefferson Parish
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)42,627
Area Code(s)504
Current Time

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70056 Demographics

70056 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Louisiana based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 70056 is African American. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 70056 is African American. The current unemployment level in 70056 is 5.4%.

Population Growth Rate2.83%
Population Density6,310 People per Square Mile
Total Households13,775
Percentage High Income Households3.0%
Median Household Income (2021)$60,108
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$47,370
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)5.4%
Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 40.27%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 44.45%

70056 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American1590.36%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

70056 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American150.33%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander80.18%

70056 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,4636.72%
Bachelor Degree3,64116.73%
High School Diploma6,89431.68%
No High School Diploma4482.06%
GED or Alternate1,0794.96%
1 or More Years of College4,79322.03%
Associates Degree1,6247.46%
Masters Degree1,2845.9%
Professional Degree3111.43%
Doctorate Degree2221.02%

70056 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 70056
RegionMetro New Orleans
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaNew Orleans-Metairie, LA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area7 Square Miles

70056 Politics

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70056 Schools

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70056 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
Average First Frost DateDecember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateFebruary 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion73o - Coastal Marshes

70056 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)44465358667274747060524660
Avg Max Temp (°F)63667378859091918880726578
Avg Precip (In.)5.564.95.284.865.255.756.355.885.53.134.764.5761.8

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