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Zip Code 70056 - Gretna, Louisiana

Primary CityGretna, Louisiana
Area of Zip Code 700566.83 sq mi
Male Population17,969 (48.1%)
Female Population19,377 (51.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 -11.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -8.9%
Median Age34.1 years
Male Median Age33.5 years
Female Median Age34.6 years
Area Codes504985
Associated CitiesTerrytown, Louisiana
NeighborhoodsGretna, Terrytown
Local TimeSunday 11:57 AM
TimezoneCentral Daylight Time
Coordinates29.888612022385505° / -90.03029780001721°
Related Zip Codes700507005170052700537005470055

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Zip Code 70056 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density6,154 / mi²5,619 / mi²6,003 / mi²5,468 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Racial demographics for Zip Code 70056

 White: 56%
 Black Or African American: 29.1%
 Hispanic or Latino: 7.7%
 Asian: 4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native: 0.6%
 Other: 2.6%

70056 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 8.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Zip Code 70056-11.1%-2.7%-8.9%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Zip Code 70056 Median Age

Median Age: 34.1 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Zip Code 7005634.1 years34.6 years33.5 years
Terrytown33.4 years33.9 years32.8 years
Louisiana36 years37.3 years34.7 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Zip Code 70056 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 51,4661,4972,963
85 Plus118202320
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Zip Code 70056 Population Density

Population Density: 5,468 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Zip Code 7005637,3466.83 sq mi5,468 / mi²
Terrytown22,6653.721 sq mi6,091 / mi²
Louisiana4.6 million52,378.4 sq mi87.1 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid


Business Distribution by neighborhood in 70056
 Terrytown: 71.2%
 Gretna: 6.1%
 Other: 22.7%

Stats and Demographics for Zip Code 70056

Households in 7005615,078
People per Household2.75
Average House Value$96,600
Income per Household$41,526

Business Concentration in Zip Code 70056

70056 Business Heat Map


Business Distribution by Industry
 Medical: 17.8%
 Shopping: 15.5%
 Professional Services: 10.1%
 Home Services: 7.8%
 Restaurants: 7.8%
 Beauty & Spas: 6.7%
 Financial Services: 6.3%
 Other: 27.9%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair1636.8 years4.10.4
Beauty salons2521.8 years4.50.7
Hairdressers3223.2 years4.40.9
Social work1720.9 years3.80.5
Education other1321.2 years4.20.3
Finance other3235.3 years3.20.9
Loan companies2427.6 years4.30.6
Grocery stores and supermarkets1623.6 years4.20.4
Apartments1423 years3.30.4
Other construction2323.1 years4.40.6
Real estate2024.7 years3.40.5
Health and medical9724.8 years4.12.6
Pediatricians1428.5 years3.80.4
Physicians and surgeons453.81.2
Corporate management2125.2 years4.50.6
Lawyers legal1633.5 years3.70.4
Scientific and technical services1627.4 years3.00.4
Clothing stores1324.2 years4.00.3
Electronics stores1729.9 years3.70.5
Household appliances and goods1333.6 years4.00.3
Pharmacies and drug stores144.10.4

Business distribution by price for Zip Code 70056

 Inexpensive: 52.3%
 Moderate: 41.7%
 Expensive: 3.7%
 Very Expensive: 2.3%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Zip Code 70056 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Zip Code 70056556,392 t14.9 t81,473 t/mi²
Terrytown339,232 t15 t91,165 t/mi²
Louisiana69,917,434 t15.3 t1,334 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Zip Code 70056 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)556,392 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita14.9 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
CycloneHigh (9)
FloodHigh (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
10/19/304:17 AM4.294.4 kmNoneLouisianausgs.gov

Primary City

Gretna is the second-largest city and parish seat of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States. Gretna is on the west bank of the Mississippi River, just east and across the river from uptown New Orleans. It is part of the New Orleans–Metairie–Ken..  ︎  Gretna, Louisiana Wikipedia Page


Percentage of businesses by city in 70056
 Gretna, Louisiana: 66.9%
 Terrytown, Louisiana: 32.6%
 Other: 0.5%

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