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ZIP Code 70068

Primary City:La Place, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (2:53am)
Coordinates:30.1, -90.5
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70068

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70068. 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 70068. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70068, 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:
La Place, LA
Acceptable:
Montz
Unacceptable:
Laplace

Stats and Demographics for the 70068 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70068 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 70068 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70068 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,101
Population Density 634 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,592
Median Home Value $161,200
Land Area 53.81 sq mi
Water Area 2.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,686
Median Household Income $54,048

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
Male1,2641,3081,3751,3781,1211,0361,1031,0901,1651,2611,3331,08679653435918713969
Female1,2221,2641,3321,2941,0771,1651,2261,2401,3041,4551,2911,155844565395266210192
Total2,4862,5722,7072,6722,1982,2012,3292,3302,4692,7162,6242,2411,6401,099754453349261

Gender

 Male 16,604 49%
 Female 17,497 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,030 47.0%
 Black Or African American 16,433 48.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 118 0.3%
 Asian 307 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.1%
 Other Race 636 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 559 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1211,2562,0262,5251,99498443994
Renter1845894703973041768245
Total3051,8452,4962,9222,2981,160521139

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,129 52%
 Single Guardian 2,989 26%
 Singles 2,148 18%
 Singles With Roommate 420 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,585 56%
 Households with Kids 5,101 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male260250251257236270261252289277241305282270288293297266234248
Female236258248255226250246267275271266268269258266309265248206227
Total496508499512462520507519564548507573551528554602562514440475

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70068 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70068 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 70068 real estate data, the median home value of $161,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70068. Rentals in 70068 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70068 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,778 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 226 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 95 0.3%
 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 7,326 58%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,113 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,247 18%
 Households Vacant 906 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 368 40.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 0.8%
 For Sale Only 193 21.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 3.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 52 5.7%
 For Migrant Workers 13 1.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 243 26.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 195 8%
 2 Bedroom 947 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,202 51%
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 $54,048 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70068 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70068 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. However, that is not the case in 70068. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 10,953 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,127 27%
 No Earnings 7,913 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 10,953 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,127 27%
 No Earnings 7,913 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,735 94.8%
 Public transportation 23 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 584 3.8%
 Worked at Home 191 1.2%
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 2,233 21.5%
 High School Graduate 6,031 58.2%
 Associate's degree 490 4.7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,205 11.6%
 Master's degree 294 2.8%
 Professional school degree 109 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,285 64.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,233 27.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 741 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70068

ZIP Code 70068 is in the St. John the Baptist Parish School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70068.

John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary
182 West Fifth St
Laplace, LA 70068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. John the Baptist Parish School District
Laplace Elementary School
393 Greenwood Dr
Laplace, LA 70068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. John the Baptist Parish School District
East St. John Elementary School
400 Ory Dr
Laplace, LA 70068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. John the Baptist Parish School District
Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School
3328 Hwy 51
Laplace, LA 70068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. John the Baptist Parish School District
Emily C. Watkins Elementary
938 La Hwy 628
Laplace, LA 70068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. John the Baptist Parish School District
St Joan of Arc Catholic School
412 Fir St
La Place, LA 70068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Charles Catholic High School
100 Dominican Rd
La Place, LA 70068
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Ascension of Our Lord Catholic School
1809 Greenwood Dr
La Place, LA 70068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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