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ZIP Code 70443

Primary City:Independence, LA (View All Cities)
County: Tangipahoa Parish
Timezone: Central (2:17pm)
Coordinates:30.6, -90.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70443

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70443. 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 70443. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70443, 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:
Independence, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70443 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70443 is located in central 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 70443 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70443 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,232
Population Density 133 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,113
Median Home Value $106,400
Land Area 77.12 sq mi
Water Area 0.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,739
Median Household Income $35,408

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male417399392373330305314293334356358310256218134914731
Female4233703604013433563403213203513733572892041621338685
Total840769752774673661654614654707731667545422296224133116

Gender

 Male 4,958 48%
 Female 5,274 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,681 65.3%
 Black Or African American 3,091 30.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.4%
 Asian 73 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 175 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 164 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9238650860758740522857
Renter86208172152124694414
Total17859468075971147427271

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,804 48%
 Single Guardian 950 25%
 Singles 838 22%
 Singles With Roommate 147 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,283 61%
 Households with Kids 1,456 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7974819287757795658770857377727788716568
Female7497828985646668878861777064728190916768
Total153171163181172139143163152175131162143141144158178162132136

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70443 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70443 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 70443 real estate data, the median home value of $106,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70443 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70443 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70443 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,232 100%
 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 1,409 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,461 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 869 21%
 Households Vacant 374 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 102 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Sale Only 27 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 187 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 1%
 1 Bedroom 98 11%
 2 Bedroom 402 45%
 3+ Bedroom 392 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 $35,408 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70443 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. Most commuters in 70443 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 2,380 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,609 24%
 No Earnings 2,825 41%
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 2,380 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,609 24%
 No Earnings 2,825 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,916 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 106 3%
 Worked at Home 216 7%
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 656 25%
 High School Graduate 1,595 61%
 Associate's degree 103 4%
 Bachelor's degree 193 7%
 Master's degree 41 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 26 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,568 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 168 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 441 20%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70443

ZIP Code 70443 is in the Tangipahoa Parish School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70443.

Independence Elementary School
221 Tiger Ave
Independence, LA 70443
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Independence Middle Magnet School
300 West Second St
Independence, LA 70443
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Independence High School
270 Tiger Ave
Independence, LA 70443
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Mater Dolorosa Catholic School
509 Pine St
Independence, LA 70443
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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