Uptown, New Orleans

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Uptown
Local businesses on Prytania Street
Local businesses on Prytania Street
Coordinates: 29°55′34″N 90°06′28″W / 29.92611°N 90.10778°W / 29.92611; -90.10778Coordinates: 29°55′34″N 90°06′28″W / 29.92611°N 90.10778°W / 29.92611; -90.10778
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
CityNew Orleans
Planning DistrictDistrict 3, Uptown/Carrollton
Area
 • Total0.64 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 • Land0.64 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
2 ft (0.6 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,201
 • Density5,000/sq mi (1,900/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)504

Uptown 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: LaSalle Street to the north, Napoleon Avenue to the east, Magazine Street to the south and Jefferson Avenue to the west.

Geography[edit]

Uptown is located at 29°55′34″N 90°06′28″W / 29.92611°N 90.10778°W / 29.92611; -90.10778 [1] and has an elevation of 2 feet (0.6 m).[2] According to the United States Census Bureau, the district has a total area of 0.64 square miles (1.7 km2). 0.64 square miles (1.7 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 Uptown as these streets: LaSalle Street, Napoleon Avenue, Magazine Street and Jefferson Avenue.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 6,681 people, 3,233 households, and 1,446 families residing in the neighborhood.[4] The population density was 10,439 /mi² (3,930 /km²).

As of the census of 2010, there were 5,984 people, 2,921 households, and 1,252 families residing in the neighborhood.[4]

Notable people[edit]

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. "Uptown Neighborhood". Retrieved 2008-06-21.
  4. ^ a b "Uptown Neighborhood". Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. Retrieved 6 January 2012.
  5. ^ Richard Rainey (August 19, 2008). "Jennifer Sneed resigns Jefferson Parish Council". New Orleans Times-Picayune. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  6. ^ "C. Ellis Henican, Jr. obituary". New Orleans Times-Picayune. Retrieved July 10, 2015.