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ZIP Code 70422

Primary City:Amite, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:20pm)
Coordinates:30.7, -90.5
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70422

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70422. 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 70422. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70422, 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:
Amite, LA
Acceptable:
Hillsdale, Montpelier
Unacceptable:
Grangeville

Stats and Demographics for the 70422 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70422 is located in east 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 70422 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70422 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,797
Population Density 81 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,662
Median Home Value $101,300
Land Area 169.31 sq mi
Water Area 1.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,937
Median Household Income $36,263

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male48546947656247153047844244151051047942228519813210253
Female436439474501379416420375431455499498414314222228144107
Total9219089501,0638509468988178729651,009977836599420360246160

Gender

 Male 7,045 51%
 Female 6,752 49%
Gender

Race

 White 7,742 56.1%
 Black Or African American 5,750 41.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 55 0.4%
 Asian 40 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 70 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 139 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner66399534815896583360106
Renter892672312221791126315
Total1556667651,0371,075695423121

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,215 45%
 Single Guardian 1,263 26%
 Singles 1,259 26%
 Singles With Roommate 200 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,184 64%
 Households with Kids 1,753 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male98971089310793919682918210790106102103119119119108
Female779810385987482988710195101799899971061009975
Total175195211178205167173194169192177208169204201200225219218183

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70422 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70422 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 70422 real estate data, the median home value of $101,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70422 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70422 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70422 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,071 94.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 591 4.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 65 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 70 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,747 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,012 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,178 21%
 Households Vacant 725 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 129 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 57 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 135 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 379 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 115 9%
 2 Bedroom 323 25%
 3+ Bedroom 866 66%
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 $36,263 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70422 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 70422. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 3,737 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,818 24%
 No Earnings 5,039 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 3,737 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,818 24%
 No Earnings 5,039 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,676 90%
 Public transportation 57 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 168 3%
 Worked at Home 300 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 1,028 22.2%
 High School Graduate 2,619 56.6%
 Associate's degree 185 4.0%
 Bachelor's degree 639 13.8%
 Master's degree 131 2.8%
 Professional school degree 13 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,399 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 504 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 379 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70422

ZIP Code 70422 is in the Tangipahoa Parish School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70422.

Amite Elementary Magnet School
301 Vernon Ave
Amite, LA 70422
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
West Side Middle School
401 West Oak St
Amite, LA 70422
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Amite High School
403 South Laurel St
Amite, LA 70422
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Oak Forest Academy
600 Walnut St
Amite, LA 70422
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Gordon-Richardson Christian Academy
10390 Highway 1045
Amite, LA 70422
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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