Zip Code 70072 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMarrero
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Jefferson
Area Code504
Current Population:56344
Racial Majority: 45.97%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 57.9%
Unemployment Rate:7.0%
Median Household Income$42053
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48370
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time25.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 7 ft.
Area47 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.81812200, -90.12711600

Zip Code 70072 Description

Zip Code 70072 is located in the state of Louisiana in the New Orleans metro area. Zip code 70072 is primarily located in Jefferson County. The official US Postal Service name for 70072 is MARRERO, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70072 are contained within or border the city limits of Marrero, LA, Estelle, LA, Harvey, LA, Woodmere, LA, Westwego, LA, Belle Chasse, LA, and Jean Lafitte, LA. The area code for zip code 70072 is 504. 70072 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70072 is 7.0% 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 70072 decreased to 56344 from 57638 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70072 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70072 public schools is Black. 80.1% of students in 70072 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 25656 45.97% 27115 -5%
 Black Or African American 22570 40.44% 21314 +6%
 Hispanic 3942 7.06% 4152 -5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 279 0.5% 417 -33%
 Asian 2707 4.85% 2595 +4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 61 0.27% 61 +144%
 Two Or More Races 683 0.91% 683 -25%

Zip Code 70072 Race/Ethnicity

 White 22.5%
 Black Or African American 57.9%
 Hispanic 11.2%
 Asian 4.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1%
 Two or More Races 2.3%

Zip Code 70072 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population5634457638
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households20006
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$42053
Income Under $50K Per Year58.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.50%
70072 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 2Cedric RichmondDemocrat
Louisiana District 1Steve ScaliseRepublican
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70072 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
83Kyle Green Jr.Democrat
84Timothy KernerRepublican
87Rodney LyonsDemocrat
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70072 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
3Joseph Bouie Jr.Democrat
7Troy CarterDemocrat
8Patrick ConnickRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$171929
Average Real Estate Sale Price$133713
Current Unemployment Level 7.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
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 1 - 10

Zip Code 70072 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)44475359667274747060524660
Avg Max Temp (°F)63667378859091918880726578
Avg Precip (In.)5.584.885.214.885.065.966.446.025.713.14.794.6462.25
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA
CBSA Type70072
CBSA Population1187772
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours