Zip Code 70117 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNew Orleans
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Orleans
Area Code504
Current Population:23389
Racial Majority: 22.88%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 95.9%
Unemployment Rate:10.3%
Median Household Income$23953
Average Adjusted Gross Income$38350
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time24.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 3 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.96842300, -90.03018000

Zip Code 70117 Description

Zip Code 70117 is located in the state of Louisiana in the New Orleans metro area. Zip code 70117 is primarily located in Orleans County. The official US Postal Service name for 70117 is NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70117 are contained within or border the city limits of New Orleans, LA, Arabi, LA, . The area code for zip code 70117 is 504. 70117 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70117 is 10.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.7% 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 70117 decreased to 23389 from 51252 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70117 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70117 public schools is Black. 57.4% of students in 70117 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 5180 22.88% 4561 +14%
 Black Or African American 16220 71.65% 17434 -7%
 Hispanic 672 2.97% 856 -21%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.18% 82 -50%
 Asian 76 0.34% 100 -24%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 43 0.38% 43 +100%
 Two Or More Races 309 1.61% 309 +18%

Zip Code 70117 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0.6%
 Black Or African American 95.9%
 Hispanic 2.6%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 0.2%

Zip Code 70117 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2338951252
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households9887
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$23953
Income Under $50K Per Year81.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year15.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year2.70%
70117 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 2Cedric RichmondDemocrat
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70117 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
99Candace NewellDemocrat
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70117 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
3Joseph Bouie Jr.Democrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$91349
Average Real Estate Sale Price$250632
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 11 - 20

Zip Code 70117 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)43465358667274737060524559
Avg Max Temp (°F)63667278859091918880726578
Avg Precip (In.)5.684.915.354.835.445.686.225.85.563.14.764.6161.94
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA
CBSA Type70117
CBSA Population1187772
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours