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ZIP Code 70507

Primary City:Lafayette, LA (View All Cities)
County: Lafayette Parish
Timezone: Central (12:04pm)
Area code: 337 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.28, -92.03
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70507

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70507. 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 70507. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70507, 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 70507 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70507 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 70507 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 small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70507 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,558
Population Density 781 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,799
Median Home Value $138,800
Land Area 21.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,351
Median Household Income $53,289

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male69064062758860960857946350151052743936425220015710444
Female642642586585636704628547552612611556417289224181121123
Total1,3321,2821,2131,1731,2451,3121,2071,0101,0531,1221,138995781541424338225167

Gender

 Male 7,902 48%
 Female 8,656 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,702 52.6%
 Black Or African American 7,206 43.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 52 0.3%
 Asian 109 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 191 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 296 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner10868281798888853030857
Renter294608341333209836540
Total4021,2901,1581,3211,09761337397

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,786 44%
 Single Guardian 1,536 24%
 Singles 1,635 26%
 Singles With Roommate 394 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,937 62%
 Households with Kids 2,414 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male126141135122129122122132135124130131107135114132105118119119
Female94138153111154120120131117114126121113112110120122126107124
Total220279288233283242242263252238256252220247224252227244226243

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70507 has a small 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 70507 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 70507 real estate data, the median home value of $138,800 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 70507. Rentals in 70507 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70507 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,424 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 78 0.5%
 Other Institutional 43 0.3%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,769 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,609 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,973 29%
 Households Vacant 448 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 205 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 69 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 7%
 For Migrant Workers 8 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 120 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 62 3%
 1 Bedroom 273 13%
 2 Bedroom 1,035 50%
 3+ Bedroom 714 34%
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 $53,289 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70507 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. More commuters in 70507 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 6,281 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,887 23%
 No Earnings 3,663 29%
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 6,281 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,887 23%
 No Earnings 3,663 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,826 94.9%
 Public transportation 75 0.9%
 Taxicab 9 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 127 1.5%
 Worked at Home 213 2.6%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 793 14.9%
 High School Graduate 3,264 61.2%
 Associate's degree 325 6.1%
 Bachelor's degree 613 11.5%
 Master's degree 281 5.3%
 Professional school degree 34 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 22 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,760 73.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 693 18.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 328 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70507

ZIP Code 70507 is in the Lafayette Parish School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70507.

Carencro High School
721 West Butcher Switch Rd
Lafayette, LA 70507
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Acadian Middle School
4201 Moss St
Lafayette, LA 70507
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Live Oak Elementary School
3020 North University Ave
Lafayette, LA 70507
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Ossun Elementary School
400 Rue Scholastique
Lafayette, LA 70507
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Evangeline Elementary School
610 East Butcher Switch Rd
Lafayette, LA 70507
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Lafayette Christian Academy
220 Portland Ave
Lafayette, LA 70507
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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