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Terrytown is in Jefferson Parish, in the New Orleans metro area.
The latitude of Terrytown is 29.91N. The longitude is -90.032W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is -3 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 25,430.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Terrytown 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 70056 ZIP code.
9% of Terrytown residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Terrytown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Terrytown was $16,725, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Terrytown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Terrytown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $445. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $838.
Jefferson Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Terrytown political report.
The average commute time for Terrytown workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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