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ZIP Code 70543

Primary City:Iota, LA (View All Cities)
County: Acadia Parish
Timezone: Central (2:27pm)
Area code: 337 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.3, -92.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70543

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70543. 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 70543. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70543, 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:
Iota, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70543 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70543 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 70543 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70543 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,077
Population Density 55 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,653
Median Home Value $81,500
Land Area 73.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,476
Median Household Income $43,567

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male18517318413413114911112912216013113188694932256
Female152163150163140123155132127161139127957957393927
Total337336334297271272266261249321270258183148106716433

Gender

 Male 2,009 49%
 Female 2,068 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,844 94.3%
 Black Or African American 147 3.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.5%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 25 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 37 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner311931962602321327818
Renter4070536745312010
Total712632493272771639828

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 827 56%
 Single Guardian 257 17%
 Singles 337 23%
 Singles With Roommate 55 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 857 58%
 Households with Kids 619 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3335503537342936374837313335213028322328
Female2933263230392934312721343038343637272931
Total6268766767735870687558656373556665595259

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70543 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70543 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 70543 real estate data, the median home value of $81,500 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 70543. Rentals in 70543 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70543 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,004 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 73 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 577 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 563 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 336 20%
 Households Vacant 177 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 53 29.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 14 7.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 11.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 1.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 80 45.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 4%
 1 Bedroom 61 16%
 2 Bedroom 237 63%
 3+ Bedroom 65 17%
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 $43,567 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70543 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, 70543 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 70543 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,341 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 839 27%
 No Earnings 961 31%
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 1,341 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 839 27%
 No Earnings 961 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,822 94.3%
 Public transportation 30 1.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 73 3.8%
 Worked at Home 7 0.4%
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 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 279 20.6%
 High School Graduate 919 67.9%
 Associate's degree 61 4.5%
 Bachelor's degree 63 4.7%
 Master's degree 29 2.1%
 Professional school degree 3 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 719 69.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 107 10.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 208 20.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70543

ZIP Code 70543 is in the Acadia Parish School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70543.

Iota High School
456 South Fifth St
Iota, LA 70543
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Acadia Parish School District
Iota Elementary School
470 West Kennedy St
Iota, LA 70543
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Acadia Parish School District
Iota Middle School
426 South Fifth St
Iota, LA 70543
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Acadia Parish School District
St Francis School
490 St Joseph Ave
Iota, LA 70543
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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