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ZIP Code 70071

Primary City:Lutcher, LA (View All Cities)
County: St. James Parish
Timezone: Central (12:26pm)
Area code: 225 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.05, -90.70
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70071

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70071. 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 70071. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70071, 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:
Lutcher, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70071 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70071 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 70071 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors 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 70071 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,653
Population Density 1,416 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,437
Median Home Value $149,800
Land Area 2.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,319
Median Household Income $60,536

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11711714014611511892621051121491351027677513216
Female10611311112810512496871181161621371278499765349
Total2232302512742202421881492232283112722291601761278565

Gender

 Male 1,762 48%
 Female 1,891 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,695 46.4%
 Black Or African American 1,907 52.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 7 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 36 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner178912822623219012530
Renter226944614522136
Total3915817228727721213836

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 620 47%
 Single Guardian 358 27%
 Singles 309 23%
 Singles With Roommate 32 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 854 65%
 Households with Kids 465 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2427272424221832213030292922283230312526
Female1519193432172515241919223516262631261913
Total3946465856394347454949516438545861574439

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70071 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70071 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 70071 real estate data, the median home value of $149,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 70071 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70071 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,581 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 72 2%
 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 463 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 574 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 282 20%
 Households Vacant 118 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 33 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 13 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 41 35%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 71 23%
 2 Bedroom 93 30%
 3+ Bedroom 144 47%
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 $60,536 is compared to the rest of the country.

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, 70071 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 70071 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 1,232 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 411 15%
 No Earnings 1,144 41%
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 1,232 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 411 15%
 No Earnings 1,144 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,403 98.2%
 Public transportation 1 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 1.7%
 Worked at Home 0 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 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 188 16.6%
 High School Graduate 704 62.3%
 Associate's degree 116 10.3%
 Bachelor's degree 76 6.7%
 Master's degree 24 2.1%
 Professional school degree 9 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 13 1.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 660 87.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 64 8.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 34 4.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70071

ZIP Code 70071 is in the St. James Parish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70071.

Lutcher Elementary School
2461 King Ave
Lutcher, LA 70071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. James Parish School District
Lutcher High School
1910 West Main St
Lutcher, LA 70071
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. James Parish School District

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