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ZIP Code 70515

Primary City:Basile, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (9:58pm)
Coordinates:30.4, -92.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70515

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70515. 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 70515. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70515, 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:
Basile, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70515 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70515 is located in west 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 70515 are primarily white. 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70515 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,838
Population Density 52 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,456
Median Home Value $69,800
Land Area 73.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.57 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,265
Median Household Income $37,391

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male135123127150228200196156143155147118687058292619
Female13311211313113311886928814313292766663474124
Total268235240281361318282248231298279210144136121766743

Gender

 Male 2,148 56%
 Female 1,690 44%
Gender

Race

 White 3,079 80.2%
 Black Or African American 468 12.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 24 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 217 5.7%
 Two Or More Races 43 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner301461432281731368923
Renter486147593728161
Total7820719028721016410524

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 659 52%
 Single Guardian 254 20%
 Singles 311 25%
 Singles With Roommate 41 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 803 63%
 Households with Kids 462 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2832213426341427222923272424262923403243
Female3324212526252019221720272128172834312121
Total6156425952593446444643544552435757715364

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70515 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70515 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1960s. Looking at 70515 real estate data, the median home value of $69,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70515 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70515 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 $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70515 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,322 87%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 475 12%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 41 1%
 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 501 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 467 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 297 20%
 Households Vacant 191 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 41 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 4%
 For Sale Only 16 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 13%
 For Migrant Workers 8 4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 90 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 8%
 2 Bedroom 115 50%
 3+ Bedroom 95 42%
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 $37,391 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70515 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 70515 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 841 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 546 19%
 No Earnings 1,487 52%
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 841 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 546 19%
 No Earnings 1,487 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 928 89.0%
 Public transportation 3 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 77 7.4%
 Worked at Home 35 3.4%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 479 34.3%
 High School Graduate 826 59.2%
 Associate's degree 14 1.0%
 Bachelor's degree 39 2.8%
 Master's degree 20 1.4%
 Professional school degree 15 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 531 69.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 54 7.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 180 23.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70515

ZIP Code 70515 is in the Evangeline Parish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70515.

Basile High School
2835 2nd St
Basile, LA 70515
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Evangeline Parish School District
W. W. Stewart Elementary School
1032 Belton St
Basile, LA 70515
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Evangeline Parish School District

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