Touro, New Orleans

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Touro
St. Stephen's Church on Napoleon Avenue
St. Stephen's Church on Napoleon Avenue
Coordinates: 29°55′27″N 90°05′46″W / 29.92417°N 90.09611°W / 29.92417; -90.09611Coordinates: 29°55′27″N 90°05′46″W / 29.92417°N 90.09611°W / 29.92417; -90.09611
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
CityNew Orleans
Planning DistrictDistrict 2, Central City/Garden District
Area
 • Total0.30 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Land0.30 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
3 ft (0.9 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,761
 • Density5,900/sq mi (2,300/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)504

Touro is a neighborhood of the city of New Orleans. A subdistrict of the Central City/Garden District Area, its boundaries as defined by the City Planning Commission are: St. Charles Avenue to the north, Toledano Street to the east, Magazine Street to the south and Napoleon Avenue to the west.

Geography[edit]

Touro is located at 29°55′27″N 90°05′46″W / 29.92417°N 90.09611°W / 29.92417; -90.09611 [1] and has an elevation of 3 feet (0.9 m).[2] According to the United States Census Bureau, the district has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.8 km2). 0.30 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 Touro as these streets: St. Charles Avenue, Toledano Street, Magazine Street and Napoleon Avenue.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 3,242 people, 1,672 households, and 482 families residing in the neighborhood.[4] The population density was 10,807 /mi² (4,053 /km²).

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,998 people, 1,572 households, and 429 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. "Touro Neighborhood". Retrieved 2008-06-21.
  4. ^ a b "Touro Neighborhood". Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. Retrieved 6 January 2012.