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Grand Isle is in Jefferson Parish, in the New Orleans metro area.
The community name derives from French for big island
The latitude of Grand Isle is 29.236N. The longitude is -89.987W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,563.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Grand Isle demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New Orleans area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 70358 ZIP code.
10% of Grand Isle residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grand Isle ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grand Isle was $18,330, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Grand Isle residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Grand Isle, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $316. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $729.
Libraries in Grand Isle include Grand Isle Branch ... View libraries
Jefferson Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grand Isle political report.
The average commute time for Grand Isle workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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