Florida Area, New Orleans

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Florida Area
New Orleans neighborhood
Country United States
State Louisiana
City New Orleans
Planning District District 7, Bywater District
Elevation 0 ft (0.0 m)
Coordinates 29°58′49″N 90°02′11″W / 29.98028°N 90.03639°W / 29.98028; -90.03639Coordinates: 29°58′49″N 90°02′11″W / 29.98028°N 90.03639°W / 29.98028; -90.03639
Area 0.31 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 - land 0.31 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 3,171 (2000)
Density 10,229/sq mi (3,949/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 504

Florida Area is a neighborhood of the city of New Orleans. A subdistrict of the Bywater District Area, its boundaries as defined by the City Planning Commission are: Florida Boulevard, Gallier, Law, Congress and North Dorgenois Streets to the north; Mazant Street to the east; North Galvez Street to the south; and Montegut Street, Law Street, and Almonaster Avenue to the west.

Geography[edit]

Florida Area is located at 29°58′49″N 90°02′11″W / 29.98028°N 90.03639°W / 29.98028; -90.03639 [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 0.31 square miles (0.8 km2). 0.31 square miles (0.8 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 Florida Area as these streets: Florida Boulevard, Gallier Street, Congress Street, North Dorgenois Street, Mazant Street, North Galvez Street, Montegut Street, Law Street and Almonaster Avenue.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 3,171 people, 1,189 households, and 823 families residing in the neighborhood.[4] The population density was 10,229 /mi² (3,964 /km²).

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,302 people, 507 households, and 331 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. "Florida Area Neighborhood". Retrieved 2008-06-21. 
  4. ^ a b "Florida Area Neighborhood". Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. Retrieved 5 January 2012.