Metairie, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 138,481. Population change since 2000: -5.2%
Males: 69,667  (50.3%)
Females: 68,814  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 70001, 70002, 70005, 70006.

Metairie Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,545 (it was $41,265 in 2000)
Metairie:

$52,545
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $35,223 (it was $24,771 in 2000)

Metairie CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $214,100 (it was $137,200 in 2000)
Metairie:

$214,100
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $243,832; Detached houses: $253,889; Townhouses or other attached units: $227,972; In 2-unit structures: $197,627; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $184,812; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $124,234; Mobile homes: $38,620

Median gross rent in 2013: $858.

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  • Races in Metairie, LA (2013)

    Metairie races chart
    • 101,64370.8%White alone
    • 23,70216.5%Hispanic
    • 11,6198.1%Black alone
    • 4,4953.1%Asian alone
    • 1,4041.0%Two or more races
    • 6400.4%American Indian alone
    • 1020.07%Other race alone
    • 250.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Metairie detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Metairie: 98.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (14.7%), German (13.3%), Italian (13.1%), Irish (10.7%), English (5.5%), United States (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2 feet

Land area: 23.2 square miles.

Population density: 5,967 people per square mile   (average).

Metairie,LA real estate house value index trend

Metairie, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Metairie:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Metairie CDP:

  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

17,181 residents are foreign born (7.7% Latin America, 2.6% Asia).

This place:

12.0%
Louisiana:

3.9%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 105 registered sex offenders living in Metairie, Louisiana as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Metairie to the number of sex offenders is 1,319 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,321 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $997 (0.5%)

Metairie satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (7.3 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (312.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Jefferson, LA (1.6 miles ), Elmwood, LA (1.7 miles ), River Ridge, LA (1.9 miles ), Harahan, LA (2.0 miles ), Kenner, LA (2.1 miles ), Bridge City, LA (2.3 miles ), Waggaman, LA (2.4 miles ), Avondale, LA (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 30.00 N, Longitude: 90.18 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,591 (-1.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 28,583 (39.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 504

Metairie household income distribution Metairie home values distribution

Metairie tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Metairie: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Metairie, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Metairie-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Metairie place center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 tornado 29.8 miles away from the place center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Metairie-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 150.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 337.6 miles away from Metairie center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 189.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 136.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 144.3 miles away from Metairie center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 291.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson Parish (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Metairie topographic map

Birthplace of: Ellen DeGeneres - Stand-up comedian, Billy Kennedy (basketball) - Basketball coache, LaRon Landry - College football player, Ashley Scott - Film actor, Craig Steltz - College football player, Kirk Talbot - Politician, Mike Scifres - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Oct 8, 1980), Peter Gennaro - Choreographer, Robert Pollard - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Jun 28, 1981), Bunny Matthews - Cartoonist.

Main business address for: NEWPARK RESOURCES INC (OIL & GAS FILED MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT), ORTHODONTIC CENTERS OF AMERICA INC /DE/ (SERVICES-HEALTH SERVICES), GS FINANCIAL CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED), STEWART ENTERPRISES INC (SERVICES-PERSONAL SERVICES).

Hospitals in Metairie:

  • EAST JEFFERSON GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 4200 HOUMA BLVD)
  • HOSPICE ASSOCIATES OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC (3601 HOUMA BLVD, STE 201B)
  • LAKESIDE HOSPITAL (4700 I 10 SERVICE ROAD)
  • M C M INC HOSPICE (2700 KINGMAN ST STE 210)
  • MAGNOLIA I-10 SERVICE ROAD (3704 S I-10 SERVICE ROAD)
  • MAGNOLIA SARATOGA COMMUNITY HO (3712 SARATOGA DRIVE)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTH CARE OF NEW ORLEANS INC (2800 VETERANS MEMORIAL BLVD SUITE 180)
  • RIVER BEND HOSP (4700 S I 10 SERVICE RD SUITE 208)
  • SHORELINE MEDICAL CENTER (4700 I-10 SERVICE RD 4TH FLOOR)
  • ST MARY AND ELIZABETH COMMUNIT (720 N ELM STREET)

Heliports located in Metairie:

Amtrak station near Metairie:

  • 7 miles: NEW ORLEANS (1001 LOYOLA AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Metairie:

  • 16 miles: Waterford 3 in Taft, LA.

Colleges/Universities in Metairie:

  • Blue Cliff College-Metairie (Full-time enrollment: 1,001; Location: 3200 Cleary Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bluecliffcollege.com)
  • University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus (FT enrollment: 437; Location: 1 Galleria Blvd.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Metairie (FT enrollment: 182; Location: 3321 Hessmer Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: vanguard.paulmitchell.edu)
  • Strayer University-Louisiana (FT enrollment: 166; Location: 111 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Ste 420; Private, for-profit; Website: www.strayer.edu/louisiana/metairie; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Metairie:

  • Delgado Community College (about 5 miles; New Orleans, LA; Full-time enrollment: 12,843)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 5 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 6 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 6 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • University of New Orleans (about 7 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 40 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)
  • Nicholls State University (about 41 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)

Public high schools in Metairie:

Private high schools in Metairie:

  • ARCHBISHOP RUMMEL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,193; Location: 1901 SEVERN AVE; Grades: 8 - 12; Boys only)
  • ARCHBISHOP CHAPELLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 995; Location: 8800 VETERANS MEMORIAL BLVD; Grades: 8 - 12; Girls only)
  • ST MARTIN'S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 635; Location: 5309 AIRLINE DR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • METAIRIE PARK COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 612; Location: 300 PARK RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ECOLE CLASSIQUE (Students: 383; Location: 5236 GLENDALE ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CRESCENT CITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 377; Location: 4828 UTICA ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • RIDGEWOOD PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: 201 PASADENA AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL OF GREATER NEW ORLEANS (Students: 105; Location: 3864 SEVENTEENTH ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • HERITAGE ACADEMY (Students: 85; Location: 2900 WYTCHWOOD DR; Grades: 6 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Metairie:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Metairie:

  • ST CATHERINE OF SIENA (Students: 1,121; Location: 400 CODIFER BLVD; Grades: PK - 7)
  • ST CHRISTOPHER (Students: 856; Location: 3900 DERBIGNY ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ANN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 840; Location: 4921 MEADOWDALE ST; Grades: PK - 7)
  • ST PHILIP NERI SCHOOL (Students: 685; Location: 6600 KAWANEE AVE; Grades: PK - 7)
  • ST EDWARD THE CONFESSOR SCHOOL (Students: 570; Location: 4901 W METAIRIE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY MAGDALEN SCHOOL (Students: 549; Location: 6421 W METAIRIE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST CLEMENT OF ROME SCHOOL (Students: 544; Location: 3978 W ESPLANADE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ANGELA MERICI SCHOOL (Students: 468; Location: 835 MELODY DR; Grades: PK - 7)
  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL (Students: 432; Location: 215 BETZ PL; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE SCHOOL (Students: 417; Location: 917 N ATLANTA ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Metairie

Library in Metairie:

  • JEFFERSON PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $13,824,501; Location: 4747 W. NAPOLEON AVE.; 742,782 books; 456 e-books; 18,040 audio materials; 45,271 video materials; 26 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 1,888 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Metairie: Metairie Country Club (A), Bissonet Maned Downs Country Club (B), Causeway Police Department (C), Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office (D), Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office - Police Press Office (E), Colonial Oaks Living Center (F), Jefferson Parish East Bank Office (G), Jefferson Parish Library Old Metairie Branch (H), Jefferson Parish Library Lakeshore Branch (I), Jefferson Parish Library (J), Eastbank Consolidated Fire Department Station 18 (K), Eastbank Consolidated Fire Department Station 17 (L), Eastbank Consolidated Fire Department Station 16 (M), Eastbank Consolidated Fire Department Station 15 (N), Eastbank Consolidated Fire Department Station 14 (O), Eastbank Consolidated Fire Department Station 13 (P), Bunche Career Center (Q), Metairie Health Care Center (R), Cenacle Retreat House (S), Saint Benilde Kindercamp (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Lakeside Plaza Shopping Center (1), Lakeside Shopping Center (2), M A Green Shopping Center (3), Magnolia Shopping Center (4), Millstream Shopping Center (5), Old Metairie Village Shopping Center (6), Pontchartrain Place Shopping Center (7), Sena Mall Shopping Center (8), The Place Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Metairie include: NEWPARK RESOURCES INC (A), ORTHODONTIC CENTERS OF AMERICA INC /DE/ (B), GS FINANCIAL CORP (C), STEWART ENTERPRISES INC (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Metairie include: Mount Olive Lutheran Church (A), Saint Ann Church (B), Manantial de Vida (C), John Calvin Presbyterian Church (D), First Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), Highland Baptist Church (F), Grace Presbyterian Church (G), First Church of God (H), First Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Garden of Memories (1), Providence Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Metairie include: Miley Park (1), Zephyr Field (2), Green Acres Park (3), Girard Playground (4), Lakeshore Playground (5), Ney Rey Park (6), Metairie Playground (7), Mike Miler Park (8), Delta Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Libraries (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1000 West Esplanade Avenue) (1), Bob Welsh Amusement Company (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2804 Hessmer Avenue) (2), Dynasty Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3229 Edenborn Avenue) (3), Entertainment Group (Amusement & Theme Parks; 405 Homestead Avenue) (4), Sidepocket Billiard & Amusement CO (3100 David Drive) (5), Lucky Coin Machine CO Inc (1525 Airline Drive) (6), Laser Tag (8916 Veterans Memorial Boulevard) (7), Caribbean Dive Shop (1708 Lake Avenue) (8), New Orleans Novelty CO Inc (3030 North Arnoult Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Landmark Hotel (2601 Severn Avenue) (1), Orleans Courtyard Hotel (3800 Hessmer Ave) (2), Neworleanscom (3445 North Causeway Boulevard Suite 400) (3), Trade Winds Motel (3616 Airline Drive) (4), LA Quinta - Inn & Suites- Veterans (5900 Veterans Memorial Boulevard) (5), La Quinta New Orleans Causeway (3100 S I 10 Service Rd E) (6), Holiday Inn Restaurant (6401 Veterans Memorl Boulevard) (7), Aloha Motel (3300 Airline Drive) (8), Texas Motel (3520 Airline Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Parish Government - Courts- Twenty-Fourth Judicial District Court (4425 Clearview Parkway) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Jefferson Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 99.2. This is worse than average.

City:

99.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.575. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.575
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.75
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.80. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.80
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Metairie and their reported violations in the past:

SALMEN SCOUT RESERVATION (Serves MS, Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
THE LOUISIANA CASTLE (Address: 3108 CLEARY AVE SUITE 202 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Metairie that have no violations reported:

  • TOYOTA OF SLIDELL (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.2%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.5% for Black residents, 27.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.2% for American Indian residents, 18.9% for other race residents, 23.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.4%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Metairie in 2010:

  • 313 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Metairie in 2000:

  • 367 people in nursing homes
  • 84 people in other group homes
  • 73 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 50 people in religious group quarters
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Metairie, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Metairie compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with most branches in Metairie (2011 data):

  • Whitney Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • Capital One, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Metairie Bank & Trust Company: Veterans Highway Branch, David Drive Branch, Jefferson Highway Branch, at 3344 Metairie Road, Airline Highway Branch, Metairie Road Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $339.4 mil, Deposits: $298.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Albert J. Ortte Family Limited Partnership
  • Iberiabank: Metairie Road Branch, Veterans Branch, Metarie Branch, Clearview Branch, Causeway Branch. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Veterans Branch, Old Metairie Branch, Severn Branch, Roosevelt Branch, Bonnabel Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Regions Bank: Cleary Branch, Veterans Branch, Old Metaire Branch, 576 E William Davis Dr Metairie Rdt, Causeway Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank: Veterans Blvd. Branch, Veterans Drive Up Branch, Metairie Road Branch. Info updated 2010/03/16: Bank assets: $919.9 mil, Deposits: $792.2 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 18 total offices
  • First Bank and Trust: Metairie Road Branch at 458 Metairie Road, branch established on 2003/12/22; Veterans Branch at 3929 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, branch established on 1937/03/01. Info updated 2009/02/17: Bank assets: $760.5 mil, Deposits: $610.3 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: First Trust Corporation
  • First NBC Bank: Transcontinental Branch at 4900 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, branch established on 2008/07/07; Veterans Branch at 521 Veterans Memorial Blvd, branch established on 2007/06/27. Info updated 2011/11/21: Bank assets: $2,218.7 mil, Deposits: $1,904.1 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: First Nbc Bank Holding Company
  • 13 other banks with 16 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Metairie, Louisiana:

  • La Quinta #580, 5900 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Metairie, LA 70003 , Phone: (504) 456-0003, Fax: (504) 885-0863
  • La Quinta Causeway #2508, 3100 I-10 Service Rd, Metairie, LA 70001 , Phone: (504) 835-8511
  • Ramada Limited, 2713 N Cswy, Metairie, LA 70002 , Phone: (504) 835-4141, Fax: (504) 833-6945
  • Super 8 Airport New Orleans, 2421 Clearview Pkwy, Metairie, LA 70001 , Phone: (504) 456-9081, Fax: (504) 455-6287
  • New Orleans Marriott Metairie At Lakeway, 3838 N Causeway Blvd, Metairie, LA 70002 , Phone: (504) 836-5253, Fax: (504) 836-5258
  • Holiday Inn Metairie New Orleans Airport Hotel, 2261 N Causeway Blvd, Metairie, LA 70001 , Phone: (504) 373-5946, Fax: (504) 301-0174
  • Best Western Landmark Hotel, 2601 Severn Ave, Metairie, LA 70002 , Phone: (504) 888-9500, Fax: (504) 885-8474
  • Extended Stay America, 3300 I-10 S Service Rd W, Metairie, LA 70001 , Phone: (504) 837-5599, Fax: (504) 837-5009
  • 12 other hotels and motels
All 20 fire-safe hotels and motels in Metairie, Louisiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Louisiana average:

12.2

Metairie travel time to work - commute Metairie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Metairie CDP (based on Jefferson Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic148,82743
Evangelical Protestant57,266160
Mainline Protestant9,90830
Other9,66623
Black Protestant7,39432
Orthodox3001
None199,191-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 107
Jefferson Parish:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 62
Jefferson Parish:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Jefferson Parish:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 334
Here:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson Parish:

28.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.5%
State:

13.7%

6.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($234 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.05%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orleans Parish, LA  1.99% ($33,272 average AGI)
from St. Charles Parish, LA  0.30% ($32,921)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.29% ($40,590)


6.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,516 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($323 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orleans Parish, LA  2.31% ($36,426 average AGI)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.46% ($51,238)
to St. Charles Parish, LA  0.26% ($37,901)

Strongest AM radio stations in Metairie:

  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: F.W. ROBERT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBYU (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WGSO, L.L.C.)
  • WBOK (1230 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: SHADOWLANDS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Metairie:

  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WTUL (91.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPRF (94.9 FM; RESERVE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Metairie:

  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Metairie fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 103Number of bridges
  • 8,180m26,837ftTotal length
  • $703,685,000Total costs
  • 1,229,698Total average daily traffic
  • 1,200Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,055,081Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 111950-1959
  • 261960-1969
  • 301970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 142000-2009
  • 12010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Metairie, LA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Metairie)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 185 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Metairie, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 427 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Metairie)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 80 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Metairie)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 36 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED374$166,351432$204,6691,622$188,191146$51,61112$524,750156$166,9111$69,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$155,61536$203,679154$201,78315$56,0630$015$151,3371$83,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED35$156,38975$174,727561$180,337124$41,7602$362,50053$121,6735$108,514
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN55$166,23075$204,777414$187,34415$99,9690$024$138,0660$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$139,50916$183,147108$204,28411$48,8930$011$127,7270$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 39 tracts in Metairie, LA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 35 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED73$189,18653$197,0823$159,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$203,33524$186,6750$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$180,31817$205,1761$144,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$158,0666$150,2201$110,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$164,2503$289,3500$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 50

Incident types - Metairie

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Metairie, LA
Most common first names in Metairie, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,04273.4 years
Joseph85175.0 years
Mary85179.4 years
William68872.7 years
Charles59373.5 years
James58171.4 years
Robert53470.8 years
George47274.5 years
Frank39774.0 years
Edward38174.4 years
Most common last names in Metairie, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith30373.9 years
Johnson16572.6 years
Jones15175.4 years
Williams15073.7 years
Miller13674.4 years
Brown13073.8 years
Martin12975.6 years
Leblanc12878.5 years
Landry10178.6 years
Bourgeois10075.7 years
Businesses in Metairie, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T6Kmart2
Academy Sports + Outdoors1La Quinta2
Ace Hardware2La-Z-Boy2
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Furniture1
Ann Taylor1Little Caesars Pizza1
Apple Store1Lowe's1
Applebee's1Marriott3
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Audi1Mazda1
AutoZone3McDonald's8
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse2
Barnes & Noble1Motherhood Maternity2
Baskin-Robbins2New Balance2
Bath & Body Works2New York & Co1
Bebe1Nike6
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Best Western1Office Depot3
Blockbuster2Outback1
Brookstone1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King8Pac Sun1
CVS5Papa John's Pizza3
Cache1Payless3
Casual Male XL1PetSmart1
Catherines1Pier 1 Imports2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut3
Chick-Fil-A2Plato's Closet1
Chico's1Popeyes6
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pottery Barn1
Church's Chicken1Quiznos2
Circle K5RadioShack4
Coldwater Creek1Ramada1
Curves2Rite Aid5
DHL3Rooms To Go2
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes2
Days Hotel1SONIC Drive-In2
Decora Cabinetry1Sam's Club1
Dennys1Sears5
Domino's Pizza5Sephora1
DressBarn1Sheraton1
Dressbarn1Sleep Inn1
Dunkin Donuts1Soma Intimates1
Eddie Bauer1Sprint Nextel2
Ethan Allen1Starbucks2
Express1Subaru1
Extended Stay America1Subway7
FedEx30Super 81
Firestone Complete Auto Care2T-Mobile7
Foot Locker1T.G.I. Driday's1
Ford1Taco Bell3
Forever 211Talbots1
GNC3Target1
GameStop1The Limited1
Gap1Tire Kingdom1
Gymboree1Toyota1
H&R Block8Toys"R"Us3
Hilton1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Hollister Co.1UPS39
Honda1Vans2
Hot Topic1Verizon Wireless2
IHOP1Victoria's Secret1
J.Crew1Volkswagen1
JCPenney1Walgreens6
Jimmy John's1Walmart1
JoS. A. Bank1Wendy's6
Jones New York4Whole Foods Market1
Justice1YMCA1
KFC1

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  • #78 (70001) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French (except Basque) first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #89 (70002) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most finance and insurance companies in 2005"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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