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ZIP Code 70401

Primary City:Hammond, LA (View All Cities)
County: Tangipahoa Parish
Timezone: Central (2:54am)
Area code: 985 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.5, -90.5
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70401. 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 70401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70401, 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:
Hammond, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70401 is located in east 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 70401 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70401 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,415
Population Density 583 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,092
Median Home Value $154,300
Land Area 34.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,165
Median Household Income $36,727

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7836526087931,4868986564925015205655414653632061389651
Female7166005519981,748859660483514653650579521335282176144132
Total1,4991,2521,1591,7913,2341,7571,3169751,0151,1731,2151,120986698488314240183

Gender

 Male 9,814 48%
 Female 10,601 52%
Gender

Race

 White 11,640 57.0%
 Black Or African American 7,883 38.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.2%
 Asian 227 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 293 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 319 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner161486590913943613343122
Renter1,3711,0855004583231716125
Total1,5321,5711,0901,3711,266784404147

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,851 35%
 Single Guardian 1,854 23%
 Singles 2,274 28%
 Singles With Roommate 1,186 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,761 71%
 Households with Kids 2,404 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male17313719012214513710013813213614012110310898111119167298362
Female14116211813415811710510311711310211810611213199124231413500
Total314299308256303254205241249249242239209220229210243398711862

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70401 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70401 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 70401 real estate data, the median home value of $154,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70401. Rentals in 70401 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,848 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 21 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 510 2.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 36 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,479 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,692 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,994 44%
 Households Vacant 927 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 536 58%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Sale Only 87 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 215 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 183 4%
 1 Bedroom 996 24%
 2 Bedroom 2,032 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,013 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 $36,727 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70401 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. 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 70401 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 6,273 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,585 33%
 No Earnings 5,239 31%
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 6,273 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,585 33%
 No Earnings 5,239 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,666 88.8%
 Public transportation 148 1.5%
 Taxicab 15 0.2%
 Motorcycle 14 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 649 6.7%
 Worked at Home 266 2.7%
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 some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,050 17%
 High School Graduate 3,207 51%
 Associate's degree 317 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,001 16%
 Master's degree 279 4%
 Professional school degree 171 3%
 Doctorate degree 203 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,392 74.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 574 17.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 235 7.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70401

ZIP Code 70401 is in the Tangipahoa Parish School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70401.

Tangipahoa Alternative Programs
411 Crystal St
Hammond, LA 70401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Northlake Supports & Services Center
45439 Live Oak
Hammond, LA 70401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Special School District
Hammond Eastside Elementary Magnet School
45046 River Rd
Hammond, LA 70401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Hammond High Magnet School
45168 River Rd
Hammond, LA 70401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Hammond Junior High Magnet School
111 Jw Davis Dr
Hammond, LA 70401
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Tangipahoa Parish Pm High School
411 Crystal St
Hammond, LA 70401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Holy Ghost Catholic School
507 N Oak St
Hammond, LA 70401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Emmanuel Sda School
702 N Cherry St
Hammond, LA 70401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Thomas Aquinas High School
14520 Voss Dr
Hammond, LA 70401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Trafton Academy at Hammond
47342 N Cherry St
Hammond, LA 70401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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