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Overview

Introduction to Reserve, Louisiana

Reserve is part of the New Orleans metropolitan statistical area (MSA).

Reserve History

Reserve is a CDP or census - designated place and is located in St. John the Baptist Parish, which was founded in 1807. The plantation of the town had the largest sugar refinery of the country in the early 20th century. Reserve was visited by President William Howard Taft in 1909 and by President Gerald Ford in 1976.

Reserve and nearby Attractions

  • Garyville Timbermill Museum
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
  • Huey P. Long Mansion
  • Bayou Segnette State Park
  • Longue Vue House & Gardens
  • Tickfaw State Park

Things To Do In Reserve

Reserve offers easy access to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, Longue Vue House and Gardens, Cabildo, Fairview - Riverside State Park, and Tickfaw State Park. The Garyville Timbermill Museum is also nearby. Apart from these, Reserve also organizes a number of recreational events and special programs throughout the year.

Reserve Transportation

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is the nearest airport.

Reserve Higher Education

Louisiana Technical College - River Parishes Campus is located in Reserve. Nicholls State University, Loyola University New Orleans, and Tulane University of Louisiana also offer higher educational facilities.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,449
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens14%
Employed Population 16+3,644
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married38.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14%
Median Earnings25+$31,625
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,339
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,478

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,966
% Above Poverty Level78.9%
% Below Poverty Level21.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone21.6%
Median Gross Rent$828
Median House Value$116,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)65.9%
French Except Basque12.8%
German5.5%
Italian2.8%
Irish2.6%
Canadian1.4%
African1.3%
English1.3%
Swedish0.3%
Polish0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Austrian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
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Reserve Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. John the Baptist Parish
Standard Zip Codes70084
Phone Area Codes985
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.07
Approximate Longitude-90.56

Reserve Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationRESERVE
Distance4.1 miles
Jan Temp41 to 61 F
Apr Temp57 to 78 F
Jul Temp73 to 91 F
Oct Temp58 to 80 F
Annual Precip64.8 inches
StationNEW ORLEANS INTL AP
Distance18.6 miles
Jan Temp43 to 62 F
Apr Temp58 to 78 F
Jul Temp74 to 91 F
Oct Temp60 to 80 F
Annual Precip64.1 inches
StationPARADIS 7 S
Distance21 miles
Jan Temp43 to 64 F
Apr Temp58 to 78 F
Jul Temp72 to 91 F
Oct Temp58 to 81 F
Annual Precip65.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
French Settlement1,405$53,281
Gramercy3,458$67,692
Kenner66,954$63,811
Killian1,108$73,580
Lutcher3,392$52,154
Sorrento1,669$64,167

Reserve Public Schools

East St. John High School
#1 Wildcat Drive
ZIP: 70084
(985) 536-4226
High
Total Enrollment 1366
Fifth Ward Elementary School
158 Panther Drive
ZIP: 70084
(985) 536-4221
Primary
Total Enrollment 432

Reserve Private Schools

Lifehouse Daniel Academy
3556 W Airline Hwy
ZIP: 70084
Elementary
Total Enrollment 52
Our Lady Of Grace School
780 Highway 44
ZIP: 70084
Elementary
Total Enrollment 65
Riverside Academy
332 Railroad Ave
ZIP: 70084
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 718
St Peter School
188 W 7th St
ZIP: 70084
Elementary
Total Enrollment 106
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