WELCOME TO TERRYTOWN!

Terrytown is a West Bank suburb adjacent to Gretna in Jefferson Parish.  The population of Terrytown was 23,319 at the 2010 Census. 

West Bankers often debate whether Terrytown is actually its own city, and many simply count it as part of Gretna, or as an area on the cusp of Algiers. However, Terrytown is indeed its own place, named in the late 1950s by developer Paul Kapelow, whose daughters’ names are Terry (thus Terrytown and Terry Parkway) and Carol Sue (for whom Carol Sue Avenue in Terrytown is named). Terrytown was officially established in 1960, shortly after the opening of the Greater New Orleans Bridge in 1958.

When the community was first marketed to the public, the homes in Terrytown featured the newest cutting-edge concepts in home construction, such as central air conditioning and consolidated plumbing techniques. Most of the community’s homes are generally similar in style, predominantly one or two stories with brick or brick-veneer construction. The streets are also named alphabetically depending on the section of the community.

Many single-family homes in traditional ranch styles were built in the past 50 years in this part of the West Bank and most have been beautifully maintained for future generations. Terrytown homes are available in all price ranges, and some vacant land can also still be found for those looking to build.

The retail sector of Terrytown features Oakwood Center shopping mall and several other major retailers and commercial strip malls. The community also boasts many festivals and heritage events throughout the year.

Economic Data for Zip Code 70056

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* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Demographics Data for Zip Code 70056

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Population Data for Zip Code 70056

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Households

  • Total (2010 Census):13,345
  • Estimated (Present):13,095
  • Projected (2019):14,423
  • Household Change (2010-Present) -1.87%
  • Household Change (2010-2017) 8.08%

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* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Public Schools in Zip Code 70056

  • Name
  • District
  • Grades
  • Address
  • City
  • Students
  • GEORGE COX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • JEFFERSON PARISH
  • PreK-5th
  • 2630 BELLE CHASSE HWY
  • GRETNA
  • 395
  • PAUL J. SOLIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • JEFFERSON PARISH
  • K-5th
  • 2850 MT. LAUREL DR
  • GRETNA
  • 706

  • LIVAUDAIS MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • JEFFERSON PARISH
  • 6th-8th
  • 925 LAMAR AVE
  • TERRYTOWN
  • 648

  • GERALDINE BOUDREAUX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • JEFFERSON PARISH
  • PreK-5th
  • 950 BEHRMAN HWY
  • TERRYTOWN
  • 647
  • TERRYTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • JEFFERSON PARISH
  • PreK-5th
  • 550 EAST FOREST LAWN DR
  • TERRYTOWN
  • 499

Private Schools in Zip Code 70056

  • Name
  • Grades
  • Address
  • City
  • Students
  • ARDEN CAHILL ACADEMY
  • PreK-8th
  • 3101 Wall Blvd
  • Gretna
  • 681
  • ELMWOOD PARK ACADEMY
  • K-8th
  • 1517 Carol Sue Ave
  • Gretna
  • 97
  • GRETNA UNITED METHODIST PRESCH
  • PreK-K
  • 1309 WHITNEY AVENUE
  • Gretna
  • 98
  • STEPPING STONES MONTESSORI
  • PreK-K
  • 552 Terry Pky
  • Gretna
  • 39
  • STRONG FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
  • PreK-8th
  • GRETNA
  • 23
  • CHRIST THE KING ELEM. SCHOOL
  • PreK-8th
  • 2106 Deerfield Rd
  • Terrytown
  • 486
  • Shiloh Christian School
  • -
  • 664 Behram Hwy
  • Terrytown
  • 0
  • Terrytown Academy
  • -
  • 1503 Carol Sue Ave
  • Terrytown
  • 0
  • WALDEN ACADEMY
  • 2nd-8th
  • 2139 J STUMPF BLVD
  • Terrytown
  • 17
Community demographic data is provided by Geolytics Inc. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.

Schools listed are those in the Zip Code of the listing, but may not serve this address.
School Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
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