Filmore, New Orleans

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Filmore
New Orleans Neighborhood
Country United States
State Louisiana
City New Orleans
Planning District District 6, Gentilly District
Elevation 0 ft (0.0 m)
Coordinates 30°00′41″N 90°04′40″W / 30.01139°N 90.07778°W / 30.01139; -90.07778Coordinates: 30°00′41″N 90°04′40″W / 30.01139°N 90.07778°W / 30.01139; -90.07778
Area 1.24 sq mi (3.2 km2)
 - land 1.19 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.05 sq mi (0 km2), 4.03%
Population 1,686 (2010)
Density 1,360/sq mi (525/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 504

Filmore is a neighborhood of the city of New Orleans. A subdistrict of the Gentilly District Area, its boundaries as defined by the City Planning Commission are: Robert E. Lee Boulevard to the north, London Avenue Canal to the east, Press Drive, Paris Avenue and Harrison Avenue to the south and Bayou St. John to the west.

Geography[edit]

Filmore is located at 30°00′41″N 90°04′40″W / 30.01139°N 90.07778°W / 30.01139; -90.07778 [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 1.24 square miles (3.2 km2). 1.19 square miles (3.1 km2) of which is land and 0.05 square miles (0.1 km2) (4.03%) of which is water.

Adjacent Neighborhoods[edit]

Boundaries[edit]

The City Planning Commission defines the boundaries of Filmore as these streets: Robert E. Lee Boulevard, London Avenue Canal, Press Drive, Paris Avenue, Harrison Avenue and Bayou St. John.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 6,983 people, 2,757 households, and 1,892 families residing in the neighborhood.[4] The population density was 5,868 /mi² (2,253 /km²).

As of the census of 2010, there were 4,227 people, 1,654 households, and 1,087 families residing in the neighborhood.[4]

See also[edit]

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. "Filmore Neighborhood". Retrieved 2008-06-21. 
  4. ^ a b "Filmore Neighborhood". Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. Retrieved 5 January 2012.