Seventh Ward, New Orleans
|New Orleans Neighborhood|
Claiborne Avenue at Frenchmen Street, 1938
|Planning District||District 4, Mid-City District|
|Elevation||0 ft (0 m)|
|Area||1.16 sq mi (3 km2)|
|- land||1.16 sq mi (3 km2)|
|- water||0.00 sq mi (0 km2), 0%|
|Density||4,410 / sq mi (1,703 / km2)|
|- summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
The Seventh Ward is a neighborhood of the city of New Orleans. A sub district of the Mid-City District Area, its boundaries as defined by the City Planning Commission are: A.P. Tureaud Avenue, Agriculture, Allen, Industry, St. Anthony, Duels, Frenchmen and Hope Streets to the north, Elysian Fields Avenue to the east, St. Claude and St. Bernard Avenues, North Rampart Street and Esplanade Avenue to the south and North Broad Street to the west.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the district has a total area of 1.16 square miles (3.0 km2), all of which is land.
The City Planning Commission defines the boundaries of Seventh Ward as these streets: A.P. Tureaud Avenue, Annette Street, Agriculture Street, Allen Street, Industry Street, St. Anthony Avenue, Duels Street, Frenchmen Street, Hope Street, Elysian Fields Avenue, St. Claude Avenue, St. Bernard Avenue, North Rampart Street, Esplanade Avenue and North Broad Street.
As of the census of 2000, there were 16,955 people, 6,489 households, and 3,965 families residing in the neighborhood. The population density was 14,616 /mi² (5,652 /km²). Historically, most of the inhabitants of New Orleans who are of Creole descent, were born in the Seventh Ward.