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Poydras is in Saint Bernard Parish, in the New Orleans metro area.
The latitude of Poydras is 29.869N. The longitude is -89.888W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,886.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Poydras demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Bernard 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 70085 ZIP code.
15% of Poydras residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Poydras ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Poydras was $12,874, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Poydras residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Poydras, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $284. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $633.
Saint Bernard Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Poydras political report.
The average commute time for Poydras workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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