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This article is about the New Orleans neighborhood. For the traditional voting ward, see 7th Ward of New Orleans.
Seventh Ward
New Orleans Neighborhood
ClaiborneFrenchmen1938B.jpg
Claiborne Avenue at Frenchmen Street, 1938
Country United States
State Louisiana
City New Orleans
Planning District District 4, Mid-City District
Elevation 0 ft (0 m)
Coordinates 29°58′38″N 90°03′56″W / 29.97722°N 90.06556°W / 29.97722; -90.06556Coordinates: 29°58′38″N 90°03′56″W / 29.97722°N 90.06556°W / 29.97722; -90.06556
Area 1.16 sq mi (3 km2)
 - land 1.16 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 5,116 (2010)
Density 4,410 / sq mi (1,703 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 504

The Seventh Ward is a neighborhood of the city of New Orleans. A sub district of the Mid-City District Area, its boundaries as defined by the City Planning Commission are: A.P. Tureaud Avenue, Agriculture, Allen, Industry, St. Anthony, Duels, Frenchmen and Hope Streets to the north, Elysian Fields Avenue to the east, St. Claude and St. Bernard Avenues, North Rampart Street and Esplanade Avenue to the south and North Broad Street to the west.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the district has a total area of 1.16 square miles (3.0 km2), all of which is land.

Adjacent neighborhoods[edit]

Boundaries[edit]

St. Peter Baptist Church

The City Planning Commission defines the boundaries of Seventh Ward as these streets: A.P. Tureaud Avenue, Annette Street, Agriculture Street, Allen Street, Industry Street, St. Anthony Avenue, Duels Street, Frenchmen Street, Hope Street, Elysian Fields Avenue, St. Claude Avenue, St. Bernard Avenue, North Rampart Street, Esplanade Avenue and North Broad Street.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 16,955 people, 6,489 households, and 3,965 families residing in the neighborhood.[2] The population density was 14,616 /mi² (5,652 /km²). Historically, most of the inhabitants of New Orleans who are of Creole descent, were born in the Seventh Ward.

As of the census of 2010, there were 10,187 people, 4,248 households, and 2,356 families residing in the neighborhood.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. "Seventh Ward Neighborhood". Retrieved 2008-06-21. 
  2. ^ "Seventh Ward Neighborhood". Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. Retrieved 6 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Seventh Ward Neighborhood". Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. Retrieved 6 January 2012. 

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