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ZIP Code 70047

Primary City:Destrehan, LA (View All Cities)
County: St. Charles Parish
Timezone: Central (12:11am)
Area code: 985 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.01, -90.36
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70047

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70047. 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 70047. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70047, 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:
Destrehan, LA
Unacceptable:
Ormond

Stats and Demographics for the 70047 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70047 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 70047 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70047 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,006
Population Density 1,209 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,807
Median Home Value $219,700
Land Area 10.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,560
Median Household Income $67,107

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male420483530576368389360346457501605480371202135986941
Female4074265255073543793963774806586494633332001651139152
Total8279091,0551,0837227687567239371,1591,25494370440230021116093

Gender

 Male 6,431 49%
 Female 6,575 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,790 75.3%
 Black Or African American 2,648 20.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.3%
 Asian 142 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 170 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 204 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner253676741,16584540022848
Renter672172081689239143
Total925848821,33393743924251

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,709 59%
 Single Guardian 970 21%
 Singles 724 16%
 Singles With Roommate 157 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,615 57%
 Households with Kids 1,945 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8388869294839610011010998128103921131351151229182
Female7584837690848684829490120104117120104110848962
Total158172169168184167182184192203188248207209233239225206180144

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70047 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70047 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 70047 real estate data, the median home value of $219,700 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 70047. Rentals in 70047 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70047 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,004 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,716 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,036 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 808 17%
 Households Vacant 247 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 73 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 37 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 115 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 442 52%
 3+ Bedroom 406 48%
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 $67,107 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70047 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 70047 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,470 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,619 26%
 No Earnings 2,989 30%
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 4,470 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,619 26%
 No Earnings 2,989 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,072 95.4%
 Public transportation 5 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 30 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 70 1.1%
 Worked at Home 189 3.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 465 12%
 High School Graduate 2,165 55%
 Associate's degree 267 7%
 Bachelor's degree 633 16%
 Master's degree 234 6%
 Professional school degree 51 1%
 Doctorate degree 86 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,931 67.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 622 21.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 314 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70047

ZIP Code 70047 is in the St. Charles Parish School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70047.

Ethel Schoeffner Elementary School
140 Plantation Rd
Destrehan, LA 70047
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Charles Parish School District
Harry M. Hurst Middle School
170 Rd Runner Ln
Destrehan, LA 70047
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: St. Charles Parish School District
New Sarpy Elementary School
130 Plantation Rd
Destrehan, LA 70047
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Charles Parish School District
Destrehan High School
1 Wildcat Ln
Destrehan, LA 70047
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. Charles Parish School District
St Charles Borromeo School
13396 River Rd
Destrehan, LA 70047
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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