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ZIP Code 70083

Primary City:Port Sulphur, LA (View All Cities)
County: Plaquemines Parish
Timezone: Central (6:15am)
Coordinates:29.5, -89.8
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70083

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70083. 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 70083. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70083, 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:
Port Sulphur, LA
Unacceptable:
Home Place, Ironton, Myrtle Grove, Potash, West Pointe A La Hache

Stats and Demographics for the 70083 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70083 is located in southeast Louisiana and covers a slightly higher 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 70083 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70083 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,353
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,219
Median Home Value $86,300
Land Area 125.36 sq mi
Water Area 111.67 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 829
Median Household Income $40,194

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
Male799190988261655969101987164722522138
Female6482708176886277689580107696240282016
Total14317316017915814912713613719617817813313465503324

Gender

 Male 1,168 50%
 Female 1,185 50%
Gender

Race

 White 722 31%
 Black Or African American 1,374 58%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 135 6%
 Asian 38 2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 35 1%
 Two Or More Races 49 2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner19641151921731235610
Renter1151512111553
Total20791302041841386113

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 364 44%
 Single Guardian 219 26%
 Singles 212 26%
 Singles With Roommate 34 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 534 64%
 Households with Kids 295 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1615161515141921222417181318271921181314
Female141412121422181216129141619201717151218
Total3029282729363733383626322937473638332532

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70083 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70083 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 70083 real estate data, the median home value of $86,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70083 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70083 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70083 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,335 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 18 0.8%
 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 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 399 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 353 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 77 6%
 Households Vacant 390 32%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 10 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 301 77%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 10 100%
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 $40,194 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70083 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. 70083 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70083 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 70083. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 562 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 390 21%
 No Earnings 907 49%
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 562 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 390 21%
 No Earnings 907 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 620 78%
 Public transportation 13 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 154 19%
 Worked at Home 10 1%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 278 37%
 High School Graduate 433 58%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 31 4%
 Master's degree 10 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 510 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 49 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 42 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70083

ZIP Code 70083 is in the Plaquemines Parish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70083.

South Plaquemines Elementary School
315 Civic Dr
Port Sulphur, LA 70083
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plaquemines Parish School District
South Plaquemines High School
311 Civic Dr
Port Sulphur, LA 70083
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Plaquemines Parish School District

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