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ZIP Code 70444

Primary City:Kentwood, LA (View All Cities)
County: Tangipahoa Parish
Timezone: Central (12:33pm)
Coordinates:30.9, -90.5
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70444

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70444. 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 70444. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70444, 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:
Kentwood, LA
Acceptable:
New Zion
Unacceptable:
Springcreek, Sunnyhill

Stats and Demographics for the 70444 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70444 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 70444 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70444 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,160
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,518
Median Home Value $94,700
Land Area 251.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.95 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,843
Median Household Income $32,477

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3953264024062992732732983063373743433271911461287443
Female29835641038829928531729032337540438328626118816210094
Total693682812794598558590588629712778726613452334290174137

Gender

 Male 4,941 49%
 Female 5,219 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,421 63.2%
 Black Or African American 3,524 34.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.3%
 Asian 20 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 70 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 91 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8933250568467846027690
Renter43161131148128584812
Total132493636832806518324102

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,757 46%
 Single Guardian 936 24%
 Singles 1,006 26%
 Singles With Roommate 144 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,445 64%
 Households with Kids 1,398 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6988767951657767669067906689869191776157
Female6260565676696469788286718586948265767162
Total131148132135127134141136144172153161151175180173156153132119

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70444 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70444 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 70444 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 high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70444. Rentals in 70444 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70444 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,100 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 60 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,323 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,791 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 729 16%
 Households Vacant 675 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 47 7.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1.2%
 For Sale Only 28 4.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 4.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 195 28.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 368 54.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 49 8%
 1 Bedroom 34 5%
 2 Bedroom 225 36%
 3+ Bedroom 318 51%
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 $32,477 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70444 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. However, that is not the case in 70444. 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 2,663 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,473 19%
 No Earnings 3,532 46%
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 2,663 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,473 19%
 No Earnings 3,532 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,171 89%
 Public transportation 61 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 129 4%
 Worked at Home 196 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 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 855 28%
 High School Graduate 1,865 60%
 Associate's degree 157 5%
 Bachelor's degree 111 4%
 Master's degree 62 2%
 Professional school degree 59 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,817 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 238 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 130 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70444

ZIP Code 70444 is in the Tangipahoa Parish School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70444.

Chesbrough Elementary School
68495 Hwy 1054
Kentwood, LA 70444
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
O.w. Dillon Memorial Elementary School
1541 C.b. Temple Rd
Kentwood, LA 70444
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Spring Creek Elementary School
72961 Hwy 1061
Kentwood, LA 70444
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Jewel M. Sumner Middle School
15649 Hwy 440
Kentwood, LA 70444
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Kentwood High Magnet School
603 9th St
Kentwood, LA 70444
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Jewel M. Sumner High School
15841 Hwy 440
Kentwood, LA 70444
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tangipahoa Parish School District

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