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ZIP Code 70427

Primary City:Bogalusa, LA (View All Cities)
County: Washington Parish
Timezone: Central (1:55am)
Area code: 985 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.8, -89.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70427

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70427. 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 70427. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70427, 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:
Bogalusa, LA
Unacceptable:
Lees Creek, Mitch, Mitchell City, Plainview, Rio

Stats and Demographics for the 70427 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70427 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 70427 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 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 70427 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,033
Population Density 136 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,398
Median Home Value $78,300
Land Area 147.25 sq mi
Water Area 3.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,107
Median Household Income $29,319

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male773757694661490575525515478665735710636416345211180145
Female701707639616624720623541561680807776688527412385274241
Total1,4741,4641,3331,2771,1141,2951,1481,0561,0391,3451,5421,4861,324943757596454386

Gender

 Male 9,511 47%
 Female 10,522 53%
Gender

Race

 White 12,828 64.0%
 Black Or African American 6,592 32.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.2%
 Asian 81 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 176 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 303 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1054816811,1541,308914649224
Renter28959039547443522513944
Total3941,0711,0761,6281,7431,139788268

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,104 38%
 Single Guardian 2,154 27%
 Singles 2,496 31%
 Singles With Roommate 353 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,432 67%
 Households with Kids 2,675 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male164144172143160146156146149139132149136138143126132126134107
Female147137150130145144148120150141137126107128128135129124100120
Total311281322273305290304266299280269275243266271261261250234227

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70427 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 70427 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 70427 real estate data, the median home value of $78,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70427 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70427 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70427 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,825 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 39 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 108 0.5%
 Other Institutional 53 0.3%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,577 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,939 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,591 28%
 Households Vacant 1,291 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 279 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 1%
 For Sale Only 120 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 128 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 719 56%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 37 2%
 1 Bedroom 365 15%
 2 Bedroom 925 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,058 44%
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 $29,319 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70427 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 70427 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 4,283 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,119 20%
 No Earnings 7,862 52%
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 4,283 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,119 20%
 No Earnings 7,862 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,699 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 252 4%
 Worked at Home 124 2%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,380 22.7%
 High School Graduate 3,858 63.4%
 Associate's degree 311 5.1%
 Bachelor's degree 335 5.5%
 Master's degree 111 1.8%
 Professional school degree 24 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 63 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,146 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 611 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 384 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70427

ZIP Code 70427 is in the City of Bogalusa School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70427.

Bogalusa Middle School
1403 North Ave
Bogalusa, LA 70427
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: City of Bogalusa School District
Byrd Avenue Elementary School
1600 Byrd Ave
Bogalusa, LA 70427
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Bogalusa School District
Denhamtown Elementary School
1101 Ave M
Bogalusa, LA 70427
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Bogalusa School District
Superior Avenue Elementary School
625 Superior Ave
Bogalusa, LA 70427
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Bogalusa School District
Northside Technology Middle School
517 Mississippi Ave
Bogalusa, LA 70427
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: City of Bogalusa School District
Pleasant Hill Elementary School
725 Ave C
Bogalusa, LA 70427
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Bogalusa School District
Bogalusa High School
100 M.j. Israel Dr
Bogalusa, LA 70427
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Bogalusa School District
Bogalusa New Tech High School
100 M. J. Israel Dr
Bogalusa, LA 70427
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Bogalusa School District
Annunciation Catholic School
511 Avenue C
Bogalusa, LA 70427
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bens Ford Christian School
59253 Mount Pleasant Rd 2
Bogalusa, LA 70427
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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