Bayou St. John, New Orleans

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Bayou St. John

Bayou Saint-Jean
The Dufour Plassan House with its "cornstalk fence" is a neighborhood landmark
The Dufour Plassan House with its "cornstalk fence" is a neighborhood landmark
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
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
CityNew Orleans
Planning DistrictDistrict 4, Mid-City District
Area
 • Total0.42 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Land0.42 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
0 ft (0 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,027
 • Density4,800/sq mi (1,900/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Area code(s)504

Bayou St. John (French: Bayou Saint-Jean) 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.