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ZIP Code 70403

Primary City:Hammond, LA (View All Cities)
County: Tangipahoa Parish
Timezone: Central (11:57am)
Area code: 985 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.5, -90.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70403

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70403. 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 70403. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70403, 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 70403 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70403 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 70403 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70403 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,011
Population Density 605 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,909
Median Home Value $142,000
Land Area 42.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,876
Median Household Income $39,793

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0548779678981,064963849681714816843762640466335215175117
Female9768657889171,1451,058839770825901963881741536413324315318
Total2,0301,7421,7551,8152,2092,0211,6881,4511,5391,7171,8061,6431,3811,002748539490435

Gender

 Male 12,436 48%
 Female 13,575 52%
Gender

Race

 White 16,076 61.8%
 Black Or African American 9,028 34.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 84 0.3%
 Asian 184 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1%
 Other Race 316 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 307 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1678141,0721,4321,373901499140
Renter59092554953142925212775
Total7571,7391,6211,9631,8021,153626215

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,179 42%
 Single Guardian 2,386 24%
 Singles 2,558 26%
 Singles With Roommate 753 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,377 65%
 Households with Kids 3,499 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male198224212211193176175156177193183183216192189198188168155197
Female222183204195186180149164186157151165158157158172170205212247
Total420407416406379356324320363350334348374349347370358373367444

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70403 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70403 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 70403 real estate data, the median home value of $142,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70403. Rentals in 70403 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70403 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,534 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 415 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 62 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,100 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,298 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,478 32%
 Households Vacant 1,033 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 403 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 2%
 For Sale Only 172 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 56 5%
 For Migrant Workers 13 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 342 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 73 2%
 1 Bedroom 507 15%
 2 Bedroom 1,471 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,338 39%
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 $39,793 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70403 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 70403 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 7,963 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,254 26%
 No Earnings 6,960 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 7,963 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,254 26%
 No Earnings 6,960 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,807 93.6%
 Public transportation 12 0.1%
 Taxicab 14 0.1%
 Motorcycle 17 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 273 2.4%
 Worked at Home 417 3.6%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,659 21%
 High School Graduate 4,368 56%
 Associate's degree 283 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,098 14%
 Master's degree 227 3%
 Professional school degree 101 1%
 Doctorate degree 67 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,778 73.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 867 16.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 512 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70403

ZIP Code 70403 is in the Tangipahoa Parish School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70403.

Hammond Westside Elementary Montessori School
2600 Westpark Ave
Hammond, LA 70403
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Woodland Park Elementary Magnet School
1000 Range Rd
Hammond, LA 70403
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Oaks Montessori School
43283 S Range Rd
Hammond, LA 70403
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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