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ZIP Code 70538

Primary City:Franklin, LA (View All Cities)
County: St. Mary Parish
Timezone: Central (5:40am)
Coordinates:29.7, -91.7
ZIP (~23 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70538

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70538. 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 70538. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70538, 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:
Franklin, LA
Acceptable:
Cypremort Point, Cypremort Pt

Stats and Demographics for the 70538 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70538 is located in south 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 70538 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70538 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,844
Population Density 96 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,286
Median Home Value $80,400
Land Area 154.87 sq mi
Water Area 13.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,375
Median Household Income $37,010

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4685165335395064564083814605855624814043192631539963
Female490462571578443445398389484639608492450344295233173154
Total9589781,1041,1179499018067709441,2241,170973854663558386272217

Gender

 Male 7,196 48%
 Female 7,648 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,131 48.0%
 Black Or African American 7,103 47.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 195 1.3%
 Asian 101 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 82 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 226 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner68328551969815660394112
Renter1242802473322311666830
Total1926087981,3011,046826462142

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,332 43%
 Single Guardian 1,478 27%
 Singles 1,373 26%
 Singles With Roommate 192 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,451 64%
 Households with Kids 1,924 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8710499891159610697102106125107979897110108113111127
Female8510588107987892851091151111241101111201361221069490
Total172209187196213174198182211221236231207209217246230219205217

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70538 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 70538 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 70538 real estate data, the median home value of $80,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70538. Rentals in 70538 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70538 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,346 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 361 2.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 108 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 29 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,604 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,293 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,478 24%
 Households Vacant 911 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 169 18.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 1.9%
 For Sale Only 69 7.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 4.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 331 36.3%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 286 31.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 51 3%
 1 Bedroom 241 16%
 2 Bedroom 472 31%
 3+ Bedroom 735 49%
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 $37,010 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70538 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 70538 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 3,596 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,768 24%
 No Earnings 5,236 45%
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 3,596 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,768 24%
 No Earnings 5,236 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,703 92.8%
 Public transportation 23 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 226 4.5%
 Worked at Home 114 2.3%
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 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 1,299 28.1%
 High School Graduate 2,883 62.4%
 Associate's degree 85 1.8%
 Bachelor's degree 221 4.8%
 Master's degree 37 0.8%
 Professional school degree 90 1.9%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,185 72.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 514 17.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 312 10.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70538

ZIP Code 70538 is in the V. B. Glencoe Charter School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70538.

V. B. Glencoe Charter School
4491 Hwy 83
Franklin, LA 70538
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: V. B. Glencoe Charter School District
W.p. Foster Elementary School
101 Second St
Franklin, LA 70538
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Mary Parish School District
Franklin Junior High School
525 Morris St
Franklin, LA 70538
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: St. Mary Parish School District
Lagrange Elementary School
2129 Chatsworth Rd
Franklin, LA 70538
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Mary Parish School District
J. A. Hernandez Elementary School
1400 Willow St
Franklin, LA 70538
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Mary Parish School District
Franklin Senior High School
1401 Cynthia St
Franklin, LA 70538
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. Mary Parish School District
St John Elementary School
924 Main St
Franklin, LA 70538
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hanson Memorial High School
903 Anderson St
Franklin, LA 70538
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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