Dixon, New Orleans

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Dixon
New Orleans Neighborhood
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St. Theresa Little Flower Church
Country United States
State Louisiana
City New Orleans
Planning District District 3, Uptown/Carrollton
Elevation 0 ft (0.0 m)
Coordinates 29°58′16″N 90°06′49″W / 29.97111°N 90.11361°W / 29.97111; -90.11361Coordinates: 29°58′16″N 90°06′49″W / 29.97111°N 90.11361°W / 29.97111; -90.11361
Area 0.24 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 - land 0.24 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 565 (2010)
Density 2,354/sq mi (909/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 504

Dixon is a neighborhood of the city of New Orleans. A subdistrict of the Uptown/Carrollton Area, its boundaries as defined by the City Planning Commission are: Interstate 10 to the northeast, South Carrollton Avenue to the southeast, Palmetto Street to the southwest and Cherry, Dixon, Mistletoe, Peach, Hamilton, Quince and Last Streets to the northwest.

Geography[edit]

Dixon is located at 29°58′16″N 90°06′49″W / 29.97111°N 90.11361°W / 29.97111; -90.11361 [1] and has an elevation of 0 feet (0.0 m).[2] According to the United States Census Bureau, the district has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.6 km2). 0.24 square miles (0.6 km2) of which is land and 0.00 square miles (0.0 km2) (0.0%) of which is water.

Adjacent Neighborhoods[edit]

Boundaries[edit]

The City Planning Commission defines the boundaries of Dixon as these streets: Interstate 10, South Carrollton Avenue, Palmetto Street, Cherry Street, Dixon Street, Mistletoe Street, Peach Street, Hamilton Street, Quince Street and Last Street.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,772 people, 668 households, and 445 families residing in the neighborhood. The population density was 7,383 /mi² (2,953 /km²). The racial makeup of the neighborhood was 94.9% African American, 3.2% White, 0.1% Asian, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.[4]

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,270 people, 520 households, and 319 families residing in the neighborhood. The racial makeup of the neighborhood was 90.3% African American, 6.0% White, 0.1% Asian, 0.2% American Indian, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. "Dixon Neighborhood". Retrieved 2008-06-21. 
  4. ^ a b "Dixon Neighborhood". Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. Retrieved 5 January 2012.