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ZIP Code 70342

Primary City:Berwick, LA (View All Cities)
County: St. Mary Parish
Timezone: Central (1:03am)
Coordinates:29.69, -91.24
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70342

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70342. 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 70342. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70342, 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:
Berwick, LA
Unacceptable:
Glenwild

Stats and Demographics for the 70342 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70342 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 70342 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70342 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,979
Population Density 670 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,032
Median Home Value $101,900
Land Area 7.43 sq mi
Water Area 1.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,863
Median Household Income $45,518

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1951912191931321481481681591732211441188470432211
Female1792002021721731641481771782181711351279574455032
Total374391421365305312296345337391392279245179144887243

Gender

 Male 2,439 49%
 Female 2,540 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,181 84.0%
 Black Or African American 545 10.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.9%
 Asian 38 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 71 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 97 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner431562393282391578827
Renter5411412411190552810
Total9727036343932921211637

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 920 49%
 Single Guardian 420 23%
 Singles 442 24%
 Singles With Roommate 81 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,088 58%
 Households with Kids 775 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3838474540353535464857374037444035373718
Female3825513345314537423840384541313838382724
Total7663987885668072888697758578757873756442

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70342 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70342 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 70342 real estate data, the median home value of $101,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 70342 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70342 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,969 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 10 0.2%
 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 706 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 571 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 586 29%
 Households Vacant 169 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 59 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 11 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 77 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 33 6%
 1 Bedroom 125 24%
 2 Bedroom 234 45%
 3+ Bedroom 123 24%
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 $45,518 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, 70342 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. More commuters in 70342 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,427 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 963 27%
 No Earnings 1,241 34%
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 1,427 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 963 27%
 No Earnings 1,241 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,960 94.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 4.7%
 Worked at Home 9 0.4%
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 326 23%
 High School Graduate 914 64%
 Associate's degree 27 2%
 Bachelor's degree 71 5%
 Master's degree 57 4%
 Professional school degree 32 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 913 75.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 145 12.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 149 12.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70342

ZIP Code 70342 is in the St. Mary Parish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70342.

Berwick Elementary School
400 Texas St
Berwick, LA 70342
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Mary Parish School District
Berwick High School
700 Patti Dr
Berwick, LA 70342
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. Mary Parish School District

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