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ZIP Code 70344

Primary City:Chauvin, LA (View All Cities)
County: Terrebonne Parish
Timezone: Central (12:27pm)
Area code: 985 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.3, -90.6
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70344

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70344. 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 70344. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70344, 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:
Chauvin, LA
Unacceptable:
Cocodrie, Little Caillou

Stats and Demographics for the 70344 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70344 is located in south 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 70344 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 small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70344 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,143
Population Density 60 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,576
Median Home Value $85,700
Land Area 102.85 sq mi
Water Area 255.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,118
Median Household Income $43,074

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male207178236256229197166154201251247185168114100955822
Female207211230208194211170165230219249178145168125705445
Total41438946646442340833631943147049636331328222516511267

Gender

 Male 3,064 50%
 Female 3,079 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,241 85.3%
 Black Or African American 456 7.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 245 4.0%
 Asian 51 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 47 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 97 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3819324944134627318344
Renter518173553032254
Total8927432249637630520848

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,249 59%
 Single Guardian 415 20%
 Singles 362 17%
 Singles With Roommate 92 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,274 60%
 Households with Kids 844 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4260323733403626434654425143665153533345
Female4041414340514045354147525634364550473047
Total8210173807391767178871019410777102961031006392

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70344 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70344 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 70344 real estate data, the median home value of $85,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70344 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70344 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70344 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,143 100%
 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 701 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,066 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 351 14%
 Households Vacant 458 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 6.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Sale Only 40 8.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 5.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 228 49.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 135 29.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 40 12%
 2 Bedroom 148 45%
 3+ Bedroom 143 43%
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 $43,074 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70344 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. 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 70344. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,748 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 989 21%
 No Earnings 2,087 43%
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 1,748 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 989 21%
 No Earnings 2,087 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,030 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 189 8%
 Worked at Home 74 3%
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 802 42.4%
 High School Graduate 942 49.8%
 Associate's degree 46 2.4%
 Bachelor's degree 88 4.6%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 15 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,461 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 110 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 90 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70344

ZIP Code 70344 is in the Terrebonne Parish School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70344.

Boudreaux Canal Elementary School
208 Dr Hugh St Martin Rd
Chauvin, LA 70344
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Terrebonne Parish School District
Lacache Middle School
5266 Hwy 56
Chauvin, LA 70344
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Terrebonne Parish School District
Upper Little Caillou Elementary School
4824 Hwy 56
Chauvin, LA 70344
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Terrebonne Parish School District

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