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ZIP Code 70520

Primary City:Carencro, LA (View All Cities)
County: Lafayette Parish
Timezone: Central (2:05am)
Area code: 337 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.34, -92.04
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70520

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70520. 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 70520. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70520, 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:
Carencro, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70520 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70520 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 70520 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 70520 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,405
Population Density 468 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,202
Median Home Value $142,400
Land Area 39.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,681
Median Household Income $50,129

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7827047436795536596765775996586665834392712041259147
Female691690649666548727683590643749702592443312214190132128
Total1,4731,3941,3921,3451,1011,3861,3591,1671,2421,4071,3681,175882583418315223175

Gender

 Male 9,056 49%
 Female 9,349 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,404 67.4%
 Black Or African American 5,293 28.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 84 0.5%
 Asian 87 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 271 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 265 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner998381,0371,2831,05251628567
Renter1474112602621721457829
Total2461,2491,2971,5451,22466136396

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,496 52%
 Single Guardian 1,417 21%
 Singles 1,434 21%
 Singles With Roommate 334 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,928 59%
 Households with Kids 2,753 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male176154143157144156122154128144146138151164142134150128125107
Female137146140123140141138132139131114139131134148143123137115100
Total313300283280284297260286267275260277282298290277273265240207

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70520 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 70520 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 70520 real estate data, the median home value of $142,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70520. Rentals in 70520 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70520 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,154 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 120 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 131 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,372 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,805 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,504 21%
 Households Vacant 521 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 92 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 99 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 56 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 7%
 For Migrant Workers 5 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 225 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 1%
 1 Bedroom 190 13%
 2 Bedroom 502 34%
 3+ Bedroom 769 52%
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 $50,129 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70520 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, 70520 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 70520 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 6,575 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,707 26%
 No Earnings 4,019 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 6,575 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,707 26%
 No Earnings 4,019 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,700 95.4%
 Public transportation 9 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 48 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 243 2.7%
 Worked at Home 119 1.3%
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 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 1,008 17.8%
 High School Graduate 3,522 62.3%
 Associate's degree 294 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 629 11.1%
 Master's degree 162 2.9%
 Professional school degree 25 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,813 61.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,282 27.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 518 11.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70520

ZIP Code 70520 is in the Lafayette Parish School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70520.

Carencro Middle School
4301 North University
Carencro, LA 70520
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Carencro Heights Elementary School
601 Tee Ma Rd
Carencro, LA 70520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Carencro Catholic School
200 W Saint Peter St
Carencro, LA 70520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pope John Paul II Academy
3470 NE Evangeline Thruway
Carencro, LA 70520
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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