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ZIP Code 70049

Primary City:Edgard, LA (View All Cities)
County: St. John the Baptist Parish
Timezone: Central (12:11pm)
Area code: 985 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.00, -90.58
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70049

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70049. 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 70049. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70049, 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:
Edgard, LA
Unacceptable:
Wallace

Stats and Demographics for the 70049 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70049 is located in south 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 70049 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70049 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,481
Population Density 137 people per sq mi
Housing Units 999
Median Home Value $110,000
Land Area 18.12 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 883
Median Household Income $41,227

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male647371938880613584748187685448282814
Female1047274109858462728510410195816868302531
Total168145145202173164123107169178182182149122116585345

Gender

 Male 1,131 46%
 Female 1,350 54%
Gender

Race

 White 111 4.5%
 Black Or African American 2,344 94.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 16 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner750951401591307029
Renter8403957282353
Total15901341971871537532

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 325 37%
 Single Guardian 338 38%
 Singles 198 22%
 Singles With Roommate 22 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 545 62%
 Households with Kids 338 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1212121018161017121112151320182820151221
Female2717231713111417171712151317183119221922
Total3929352731272434292824302637365939373143

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70049 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70049 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 70049 real estate data, the median home value of $110,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70049 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70049 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70049 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,481 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 265 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 415 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 203 20%
 Households Vacant 116 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 7%
 For Sale Only 5 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 5%
 For Migrant Workers 2 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 79 68%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 61 33%
 3+ Bedroom 122 67%
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 $41,227 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70049 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 70049 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70049 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 70049 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 494 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 293 17%
 No Earnings 930 54%
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 494 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 293 17%
 No Earnings 930 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 551 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 15%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 169 28%
 High School Graduate 360 60%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 63 11%
 Master's degree 7 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 311 68%
 Enrolled in Private School 59 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 89 19%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70049

ZIP Code 70049 is in the St. John the Baptist Parish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70049.

West St. John Elementary School (k-7)
2555 La Hwy 18
Edgard, LA 70049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. John the Baptist Parish School District
West St. John High School
480 La Hwy 3127
Edgard, LA 70049
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. John the Baptist Parish School District

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