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ZIP Code 70438

Primary City:Franklinton, LA (View All Cities)
County: Washington Parish
Timezone: Central (6:25pm)
Area code: 985 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.8, -90.1
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70438

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70438. 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 70438. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70438, 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:
Franklinton, LA
Acceptable:
Sheridan
Unacceptable:
Thomas

Stats and Demographics for the 70438 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70438 is located in east Louisiana and covers a large 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 70438 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70438 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,540
Population Density 55 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,149
Median Home Value $94,700
Land Area 336.06 sq mi
Water Area 2.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,072
Median Household Income $35,622

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male60468376267253757753654757965166463353943825121713293
Female600612681688524558556588593666707619554453359285202180
Total1,2041,2951,4431,3601,0611,1351,0921,1351,1721,3171,3711,2521,093891610502334273

Gender

 Male 9,115 49%
 Female 9,425 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,629 73.5%
 Black Or African American 4,561 24.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 65 0.4%
 Asian 25 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 105 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 154 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1366329261,2081,203824497146
Renter1303492652632231419336
Total2669811,1911,4711,426965590182

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,500 49%
 Single Guardian 1,485 21%
 Singles 1,812 26%
 Singles With Roommate 275 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,524 64%
 Households with Kids 2,548 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male113122132119146134139123141155158172130147139146145119123100
Female129115134104125139111118119134139133139136139149158122120106
Total242237266223271273250241260289297305269283278295303241243206

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70438 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 70438 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 70438 real estate data, the median home value of $94,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70438 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70438 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70438 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,291 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 138 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 103 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 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 2,951 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,621 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,500 18%
 Households Vacant 1,077 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 116 10.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1.1%
 For Sale Only 66 6.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 292 27.1%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 565 52.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 34 2%
 1 Bedroom 323 20%
 2 Bedroom 674 41%
 3+ Bedroom 599 37%
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 $35,622 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70438 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 70438. 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 4,539 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,252 24%
 No Earnings 5,970 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 4,539 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,252 24%
 No Earnings 5,970 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,064 91.3%
 Public transportation 1 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 289 4.4%
 Worked at Home 286 4.3%
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 1,339 23.6%
 High School Graduate 3,572 63.1%
 Associate's degree 257 4.5%
 Bachelor's degree 380 6.7%
 Master's degree 96 1.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 19 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,125 77.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 474 11.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 415 10.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70438

ZIP Code 70438 is in the Washington Parish School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70438.

Pine School
28315 Hwy 424
Franklinton, LA 70438
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Washington Parish School District
Enon Elementary School
14058 Hwy 16
Franklinton, LA 70438
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington Parish School District
Franklinton Elementary School
345 Jaguar Dr
Franklinton, LA 70438
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington Parish School District
Franklinton Junior High School
617 Main St
Franklinton, LA 70438
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Washington Parish School District
Franklinton Primary School
610 T.w. Barker Dr
Franklinton, LA 70438
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington Parish School District
Thomas Elementary School
30341 Hwy 424
Franklinton, LA 70438
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington Parish School District
Franklinton High School
1 Demon Circle
Franklinton, LA 70438
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Washington Parish School District
Bowling Green School
700 Varnado St
Franklinton, LA 70438
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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