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ZIP Code 70518

Primary City:Broussard, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (5:54am)
Coordinates:30.12, -91.92
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70518

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70518. 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 70518. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70518, 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:
Broussard, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70518 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70518 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 70518 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70518 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,297
Population Density 294 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,934
Median Home Value $173,900
Land Area 41.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,652
Median Household Income $62,279

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male502465430398365479506469436455470395298191113754431
Female509452422368389490518413437483502398255179146927151
Total1,0119178527667549691,02488287393897279355337025916711582

Gender

 Male 6,122 50%
 Female 6,175 50%
Gender

Race

 White 9,751 79.3%
 Black Or African American 1,742 14.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.3%
 Asian 402 3.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 137 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 210 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9167379090871434717143
Renter1082361741879073389
Total1999099641,09580442020952

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,551 55%
 Single Guardian 821 18%
 Singles 1,022 22%
 Singles With Roommate 258 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,816 61%
 Households with Kids 1,836 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male102115898384979888989993868072828793716567
Female9510010610086104110787410488857075787777795770
Total197215195183170201208166172203181171150147160164170150122137

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70518 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70518 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 70518 real estate data, the median home value of $173,900 is slightly higher 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 70518. Rentals in 70518 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70518 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,262 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 35 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,484 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,253 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 915 19%
 Households Vacant 282 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 63 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Sale Only 49 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 56 20%
 For Migrant Workers 5 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 92 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 1%
 1 Bedroom 25 2%
 2 Bedroom 712 63%
 3+ Bedroom 377 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 $62,279 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70518 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70518 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. More commuters in 70518 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 4,540 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,605 27%
 No Earnings 2,562 26%
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 4,540 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,605 27%
 No Earnings 2,562 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,900 93.3%
 Public transportation 20 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 313 5.0%
 Worked at Home 89 1.4%
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. 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 742 17.0%
 High School Graduate 2,238 51.4%
 Associate's degree 178 4.1%
 Bachelor's degree 847 19.5%
 Master's degree 280 6.4%
 Professional school degree 37 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 32 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,554 56.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 696 25.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 508 18.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70518

ZIP Code 70518 is in the Lafayette Parish School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70518.

Broussard Middle School
1325 South Morgan Ave
Broussard, LA 70518
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Katharine Drexel Elementary School
409 St Deporres Ave
Broussard, LA 70518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
St Cecilia School
302 W Main St
Broussard, LA 70518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Episcopal School of Acadiana
1557 Smede Hwy
Broussard, LA 70518
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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