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ZIP Code 70037

Primary City:Belle Chasse, LA (View All Cities)
County: Plaquemines Parish
Timezone: Central (12:11am)
Coordinates:29.7, -89.9
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70037

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70037. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 70037. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70037, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Belle Chasse, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70037 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70037 is located in southeast Louisiana and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 70037 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70037 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,590
Population Density 249 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,863
Median Home Value $230,700
Land Area 62.52 sq mi
Water Area 5.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,395
Median Household Income $64,423

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6156576866044615074645255916215384473172491761149771
Female517608645539439532526571657623496435345260214175156112
Total1,1321,2651,3311,1439001,0399901,0961,2481,2441,034882662509390289253183

Gender

 Male 7,740 50%
 Female 7,850 50%
Gender

Race

 White 12,713 81.5%
 Black Or African American 1,703 10.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 172 1.1%
 Asian 335 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 30 0.2%
 Other Race 232 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 405 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner283097791,00669948129576
Renter16356943726616871435
Total1918781,2161,27286755233881

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,154 58%
 Single Guardian 1,029 19%
 Singles 953 18%
 Singles With Roommate 259 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,920 54%
 Households with Kids 2,475 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1461421081241281391331271301501431401161371381231689382103
Female8811311196116120137105130141111132116145921381131148298
Total234255219220244259270232260291254272232282230261281207164201

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70037 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70037 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 70037 real estate data, the median home value of $230,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70037. Rentals in 70037 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70037 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,393 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 8 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 27 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 121 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 39 0.3%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,346 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,327 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,722 29%
 Households Vacant 468 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 211 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 3%
 For Sale Only 37 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 76 16%
 For Migrant Workers 5 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 103 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 1%
 1 Bedroom 162 8%
 2 Bedroom 690 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,095 56%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $64,423 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70037 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 70037 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,962 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,052 17%
 No Earnings 4,293 35%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,962 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,052 17%
 No Earnings 4,293 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,874 93.6%
 Public transportation 41 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 268 3.6%
 Worked at Home 151 2.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 826 16.8%
 High School Graduate 3,146 63.9%
 Associate's degree 271 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 550 11.2%
 Master's degree 23 0.5%
 Professional school degree 94 1.9%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,808 76.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 697 18.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 177 4.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70037

ZIP Code 70037 is in the Belle Chasse Academy Inc.. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70037.

Belle Chasse Academy
100 Fifth St Nas Jrb
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Belle Chasse Academy Inc.
Belle Chasse Primary School
539 F. Edward Hebert Blvd
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plaquemines Parish School District
Belle Chasse Middle School
13476 Hwy 23
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Plaquemines Parish School District
Belle Chasse High School
8346 Hwy 23
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Plaquemines Parish School District
Plaquemines Parish Learning Center
115 Keating Dr
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Plaquemines Parish School District
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School
8970 Highway 23
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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