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ZIP Code 70501

Primary City:Lafayette, LA (View All Cities)
County: Lafayette Parish
Timezone: Central (12:23pm)
Area code: 337 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.24, -91.99
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70501

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70501. 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 70501. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70501, 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:
Lafayette, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70501 is located in south Louisiana and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 70501 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70501 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,358
Population Density 2,007 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,884
Median Home Value $96,500
Land Area 15.62 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,685
Median Household Income $24,411

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0791,0041,0701,3281,5581,2331,0108789621,0831,083888727459348290170126
Female1,0119571,0121,4811,6071,0809518609451,0771,157976777603506450329283
Total2,0901,9612,0822,8093,1652,3131,9611,7381,9072,1602,2401,8641,5041,062854740499409

Gender

 Male 15,296 49%
 Female 16,062 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,819 24.9%
 Black Or African American 22,524 71.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 83 0.3%
 Asian 136 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 240 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 547 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1015198661,2921,323937707224
Renter8211,2951,0041,14082836519667
Total9221,8141,8702,4322,1511,302903291

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,117 27%
 Single Guardian 3,785 32%
 Singles 3,709 32%
 Singles With Roommate 1,074 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,905 68%
 Households with Kids 3,780 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male229229217210199214181198212195231217195232219248251300310352
Female204215187208198199183186191213182205196216255253244336393461
Total433444404418397413364384403408413422391448474501495636703813

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70501 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70501 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 70501 real estate data, the median home value of $96,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70501 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70501 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,095 92.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,082 3.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 14 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 195 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 554 1.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 418 1.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,312 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,657 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,716 44%
 Households Vacant 1,199 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 479 39.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 53 4.4%
 For Sale Only 145 12.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 50 4.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 2.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 443 36.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 204 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,533 28%
 2 Bedroom 1,920 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,739 32%
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 $24,411 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70501 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. More commuters in 70501 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,780 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,563 28%
 No Earnings 9,162 39%
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 7,780 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,563 28%
 No Earnings 9,162 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,299 87.7%
 Public transportation 359 3.1%
 Taxicab 94 0.8%
 Motorcycle 43 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 745 6.3%
 Worked at Home 205 1.7%
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 2,729 30.6%
 High School Graduate 5,127 57.5%
 Associate's degree 96 1.1%
 Bachelor's degree 732 8.2%
 Master's degree 112 1.3%
 Professional school degree 61 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 61 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,812 84.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 404 7.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 460 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70501

ZIP Code 70501 is in the Lafayette Parish School District. There are 20 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70501.

Northside High School
301 Dunand St
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Alternative Instructional Model Academy (aim)
516 East Pinhook Rd
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lafayette Parish School District
N. P. Moss Annex
801 Mudd Ave
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lafayette Parish School District
David Thibodaux Stem Magnet Academy
805 Teurlings Dr
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Alice N. Boucher Elementary School
400 Patterson St
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Paul Breaux Middle School
1400 South Orange St
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
J.w. Faulk Elementary School
711 East Willow St
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Truman Elementary School
200 Clara St
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
W. D. & Mary Baker Smith Career Center
200 18th St
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Lafayette Charter High School
516 East Pinhook St
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Cathedral Carmel School
848 Saint John St
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holy Family Catholic School
200 Saint John St
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Immaculate Heart Mary School
800 12th St
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Genevieve Elementary School
201 Elizabeth Ave
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sts Leo-Seton Catholic School
502 Saint Leo St
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Teurlings Catholic High School
139 Teurlings Dr
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Ascension Episcopal School
1030 Johnston St
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Gethsemane Christian Academy
701 E Pinhook Rd
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Genevieve Middle School
91 Teurlings Dr
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
First Baptist Christian School
201 W Convent St
Lafayette, LA 70501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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