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ZIP Code 70420

Primary City:Abita Springs, LA (View All Cities)
County: St. Tammany Parish
Timezone: Central (8:36am)
Area code: 985 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.5, -90.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70420

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70420. 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 70420. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70420, 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:
Abita Springs, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70420 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70420 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 70420 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70420 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,345
Population Density 144 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,036
Median Home Value $199,300
Land Area 51.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.56 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,806
Median Household Income $60,976

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male23025529725216716519922727028128929422616097594918
Female23024926026016721721724827630132631125118799956848
Total46050455751233438241647554658261560547734719615411766

Gender

 Male 3,535 48%
 Female 3,810 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,657 90.6%
 Black Or African American 401 5.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.5%
 Asian 32 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 79 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 131 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2322943059658332616133
Renter3411193677130154
Total5734052366365435617637

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,586 57%
 Single Guardian 475 17%
 Singles 628 22%
 Singles With Roommate 117 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,774 63%
 Households with Kids 1,032 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4554455551516047466257665656545457454232
Female4251673447424960514648595354625662473338
Total8710511289989310910797108105125109110116110119927570

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70420 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70420 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 70420 real estate data, the median home value of $199,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70420 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70420 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70420 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,345 100%
 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 1,702 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 679 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 425 14%
 Households Vacant 230 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 60 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 47 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 82 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 18 3%
 1 Bedroom 43 8%
 2 Bedroom 192 35%
 3+ Bedroom 299 54%
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 $60,976 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70420 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. Most commuters in 70420 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,962 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,996 28%
 No Earnings 2,263 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 2,962 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,996 28%
 No Earnings 2,263 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,970 95.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 14 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 65 1.6%
 Worked at Home 129 3.1%
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. 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 529 18%
 High School Graduate 1,597 55%
 Associate's degree 101 3%
 Bachelor's degree 484 17%
 Master's degree 95 3%
 Professional school degree 54 2%
 Doctorate degree 50 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,560 74.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 239 11.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 302 14.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70420

ZIP Code 70420 is in the St. Tammany Parish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70420.

Abita Springs Elementary School
22410 Level St
Abita Springs, LA 70420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Tammany Parish School District
Abita Springs Middle School
72079 Maple St
Abita Springs, LA 70420
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: St. Tammany Parish School District

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