Bayou St. John, New Orleans

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This article is about the New Orleans neighborhood. For the body of water, see Bayou St. John.
Bayou St. John
New Orleans Neighborhood
DufourPlassanHouse.jpg
The Dufour Plassan House with its "cornstalk fence" is a neighborhood landmark
Country United States
State Louisiana
City New Orleans
Planning District District 4, Mid-City District
Elevation 0 ft (0 m)
Coordinates 29°58′31″N 90°05′10″W / 29.97528°N 90.08611°W / 29.97528; -90.08611Coordinates: 29°58′31″N 90°05′10″W / 29.97528°N 90.08611°W / 29.97528; -90.08611
Area 0.42 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 - land 0.42 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 2,027 (2010)
Density 4,826 / sq mi (1,863 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 504

Bayou St. John is a neighborhood of the city of New Orleans. A subdistrict of the Mid-City area, its boundaries as defined by the City Planning Commission are: Esplanade Avenue to the north, North Broad Street to the east, St. Louis Street to the south, and Bayou St. John (the waterway) to the west.

Parkway Bakery & Tavern, a neighborhood Po'boy sandwich shop

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the district has a total area of 0.42 square miles (1.1 km2),.

Adjacent neighborhoods[edit]

Boundaries[edit]

The City Planning Commission defines the boundaries of Bayou St. John as these streets: Esplanade Avenue, North Broad Street, St. Louis Street and Bayou St. John.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 4,861 people, 2,113 households, and 1,082 families residing in the neighborhood.[2] The population density was 11,574 /mi² (4,419 /km²).

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,529 people, 1,719 households, and 747 families residing in the neighborhood.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. "Bayou St. John Neighborhood". Archived from the original on 11 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-21. 
  2. ^ "Bayou St. John Neighborhood". Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. Retrieved 5 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Bayou St. John Neighborhood". Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. Retrieved 5 January 2012.