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ZIP Code 70079

Primary City:Norco, LA (View All Cities)
County: St. Charles Parish
Timezone: Central (8:18am)
Area code: 985 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.00, -90.42
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70079. 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 70079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70079, 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:
Norco, LA
Unacceptable:
Good Hope

Stats and Demographics for the 70079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70079 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 70079 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70079 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,067
Population Density 1,369 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,270
Median Home Value $154,000
Land Area 2.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,181
Median Household Income $56,100

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male901131151208311090818713413295654134463425
Female93105112113861041079510714310087654846635246
Total18321822723316921419717619427723218213089801098671

Gender

 Male 1,495 49%
 Female 1,572 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,777 90.5%
 Black Or African American 208 6.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.4%
 Asian 16 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 18 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 35 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner111151532381608913154
Renter56642553414113
Total1618119529319410314257

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 588 50%
 Single Guardian 235 20%
 Singles 303 26%
 Singles With Roommate 55 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 754 64%
 Households with Kids 427 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1227181417312117272327222716282424271719
Female2018141823231520241926172426252418281819
Total3245323240543637514253395142534842553538

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70079 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70079 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 70079 real estate data, the median home value of $154,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70079 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70079 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70079 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,067 100%
 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 556 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 395 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 230 18%
 Households Vacant 89 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 16 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 32 14%
 1 Bedroom 65 29%
 2 Bedroom 22 10%
 3+ Bedroom 103 46%
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 $56,100 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70079 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, 70079 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 70079 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 1,051 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 486 21%
 No Earnings 823 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 1,051 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 486 21%
 No Earnings 823 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,281 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 2%
 Worked at Home 14 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 96 10%
 High School Graduate 719 74%
 Associate's degree 71 7%
 Bachelor's degree 45 5%
 Master's degree 10 1%
 Professional school degree 15 2%
 Doctorate degree 14 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 523 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 97 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 45 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70079

ZIP Code 70079 is in the St. Charles Parish School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70079.

Norco Primary
102a Fifth St
Norco, LA 70079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Charles Parish School District
Norco Elementary School
102 Fifth St
Norco, LA 70079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Charles Parish School District
Sacred Heart of Jesus School
453 Spruce St
Norco, LA 70079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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