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ZIP Code 70506

Primary City:Lafayette, LA (View All Cities)
County: Lafayette Parish
Timezone: Central (4:17pm)
Area code: 337 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.19, -92.08
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70506

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70506. 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 70506. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70506, 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 70506 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70506 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 70506 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70506 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 41,163
Population Density 1,987 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,011
Median Home Value $162,800
Land Area 20.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,826
Median Household Income $43,491

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3291,1121,0801,4342,9402,1851,6111,1701,0601,1441,2041,128875534391369244186
Female1,3521,1541,0291,4792,7281,9641,4451,1521,1141,3661,3911,322976681600564436414
Total2,6812,2662,1092,9135,6684,1493,0562,3222,1742,5102,5952,4501,8511,215991933680600

Gender

 Male 19,996 49%
 Female 21,167 51%
Gender

Race

 White 29,356 71.3%
 Black Or African American 8,785 21.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 164 0.4%
 Asian 919 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 1,176 2.9%
 Two Or More Races 750 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2511,2371,3262,0231,9521,105898320
Renter2,4042,6121,1921,09174935223282
Total2,6553,8492,5183,1142,7011,4571,130402

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,100 34%
 Single Guardian 3,513 20%
 Singles 5,874 33%
 Singles With Roommate 2,339 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13,041 73%
 Households with Kids 4,785 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male303280233248240221207219225214226231212197236229221309439505
Female282269246242247236238217216239216203189182203240233307496620
Total5855494794904874574454364414534424344013794394694546169351,125

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70506 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70506 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 70506 real estate data, the median home value of $162,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70506. Rentals in 70506 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70506 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 40,852 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 210 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 37 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 64 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,670 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,442 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,714 46%
 Households Vacant 1,185 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 670 57%
 Rented & Unoccupied 44 4%
 For Sale Only 153 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 82 7%
 For Migrant Workers 26 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 183 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 142 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,052 24%
 2 Bedroom 3,804 45%
 3+ Bedroom 2,447 29%
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 $43,491 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70506 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 70506 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 14,910 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,896 30%
 No Earnings 9,993 28%
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 14,910 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,896 30%
 No Earnings 9,993 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 21,350 93.5%
 Public transportation 197 0.9%
 Taxicab 60 0.3%
 Motorcycle 126 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 550 2.4%
 Worked at Home 541 2.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,019 16%
 High School Graduate 6,076 48%
 Associate's degree 919 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,595 21%
 Master's degree 597 5%
 Professional school degree 209 2%
 Doctorate degree 205 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,281 70.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,580 21.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 618 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70506

ZIP Code 70506 is in the Lafayette Parish School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70506.

Acadiana High School
315 Rue Du Belier
Lafayette, LA 70506
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Lafayette High School
3000 West Congress St
Lafayette, LA 70506
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Lafayette Middle School
1301 West University Ave
Lafayette, LA 70506
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
S.j. Montgomery Elementary School
600 Foreman Dr
Lafayette, LA 70506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Myrtle Place Elementary School
1100 Myrtle Place Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Prairie Elementary School
2910 Ambassador Caffery Parkwa
Lafayette, LA 70506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Early College Academy
320 Devalcourt Dr
Lafayette, LA 70506
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Family Life Christian Academy
2223 Dulles Dr
Lafayette, LA 70506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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