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ZIP Code 70517

Primary City:Breaux Bridge, LA (View All Cities)
County: St. Martin Parish
Timezone: Central (3:52pm)
Area code: 337 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.3, -91.8
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70517

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70517. 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 70517. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70517, 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:
Breaux Bridge, LA
Acceptable:
Butte Larose, Henderson

Stats and Demographics for the 70517 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70517 is located in central Louisiana and covers a slightly higher 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 70517 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 slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70517 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,500
Population Density 189 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,804
Median Home Value $94,700
Land Area 140.04 sq mi
Water Area 7.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,643
Median Household Income $42,767

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0001,0091,0101,0528839208088548381,0171,01480863447233823914086
Female9859329469798708678708349341,0421,055814653536356283220202
Total1,9851,9411,9562,0311,7531,7871,6781,6881,7722,0592,0691,6221,2871,008694522360288

Gender

 Male 13,122 50%
 Female 13,378 50%
Gender

Race

 White 17,441 65.8%
 Black Or African American 7,926 29.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 140 0.5%
 Asian 256 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 367 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 367 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1551,0201,3661,9031,522974525169
Renter2404874103822261509024
Total3951,5071,7762,2851,7481,124615193

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,697 49%
 Single Guardian 2,244 23%
 Singles 2,236 23%
 Singles With Roommate 466 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,957 62%
 Households with Kids 3,686 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male215212191196206181210190222231190202202185205205234199209155
Female191212202184209150192174207206190183193174203197219177183166
Total406424393380415331402364429437380385395359408402453376392321

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70517 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 70517 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 70517 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 low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70517 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70517 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70517 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,075 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 277 1.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 100 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 48 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,050 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,584 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,009 19%
 Households Vacant 1,161 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 215 18.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 2.1%
 For Sale Only 97 8.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 50 4.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 438 37.7%
 For Migrant Workers 7 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 330 28.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 18 1%
 1 Bedroom 87 5%
 2 Bedroom 641 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,025 58%
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 $42,767 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70517 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70517 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 70517 can expect to fall in that range. 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 8,524 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,475 22%
 No Earnings 7,184 36%
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 8,524 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,475 22%
 No Earnings 7,184 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,715 96.2%
 Public transportation 39 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 35 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 180 1.6%
 Worked at Home 171 1.5%
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 2,091 25.7%
 High School Graduate 4,993 61.4%
 Associate's degree 257 3.2%
 Bachelor's degree 585 7.2%
 Master's degree 116 1.4%
 Professional school degree 68 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 21 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,188 71.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,325 22.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 317 5.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70517

ZIP Code 70517 is in the St. Martin Parish School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70517.

Breaux Bridge Elementary School
702 West Bridge St
Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: St. Martin Parish School District
Breaux Bridge Primary School
1020 East Bridge St
Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Martin Parish School District
Teche Elementary School
2439 Main Hwy
Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Martin Parish School District
Breaux Bridge Junior High School
100 Martin St
Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: St. Martin Parish School District
Breaux Bridge High School
1015 Breaux Bridge High School
Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. Martin Parish School District
Breaux Bridge Christian Academy
1545 Anse Broussard Hwy
Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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