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ZIP Code 70544

Primary City:Jeanerette, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (9:58pm)
Coordinates:29.9, -91.5
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70544

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70544. 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 70544. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70544, 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:
Jeanerette, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70544 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70544 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 70544 are primarily black or African American. 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 70544 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,677
Population Density 112 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,706
Median Home Value $75,100
Land Area 103.94 sq mi
Water Area 4.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,182
Median Household Income $36,598

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4194194564673863362902793194264703782762381681097850
Female431411454440381378323311400504486395337255241154105107
Total850830910907767714613590719930956773613493409263183157

Gender

 Male 5,564 48%
 Female 6,113 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,757 40.7%
 Black Or African American 6,315 54.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 232 2.0%
 Asian 70 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 131 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 171 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner52273468825713496276100
Renter852201721891461015115
Total1374936401,014859597327115

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,836 44%
 Single Guardian 1,225 29%
 Singles 935 22%
 Singles With Roommate 186 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,591 62%
 Households with Kids 1,591 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8375101809184807490948590939486921011008875
Female8282918482918086727488881041008710586887482
Total165157192164173175160160162168173178197194173197187188162157

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70544 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70544 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 70544 real estate data, the median home value of $75,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70544 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70544 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70544 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,671 99.9%
 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 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,389 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,814 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 979 21%
 Households Vacant 524 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 87 16.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1.1%
 For Sale Only 21 4.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 5.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 59 11.3%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 317 60.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 112 14%
 2 Bedroom 230 28%
 3+ Bedroom 479 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 $36,598 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70544 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, 70544 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 70544 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 3,385 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,748 20%
 No Earnings 3,711 42%
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 3,385 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,748 20%
 No Earnings 3,711 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,360 94.7%
 Public transportation 24 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 1 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 179 3.9%
 Worked at Home 42 0.9%
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 977 28.5%
 High School Graduate 2,087 60.9%
 Associate's degree 61 1.8%
 Bachelor's degree 179 5.2%
 Master's degree 79 2.3%
 Professional school degree 24 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 20 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,794 70.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 357 14.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 405 15.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70544

ZIP Code 70544 is in the Iberia Parish School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70544.

Jeanerette Elementary School
600 Ira St
Jeanerette, LA 70544
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Iberia Parish School District
St. Charles Street Elementary School
1921 St Charles St
Jeanerette, LA 70544
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Iberia Parish School District
Chitimacha Day School
3613 Chitimacha Trail
Jeanerette, LA 70544
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chitimacha Day School District
Jeanerette Middle School
609 South Pellerin St
Jeanerette, LA 70544
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Iberia Parish School District
Jeanerette Senior High School
8217 East Old Spanish Trail
Jeanerette, LA 70544
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Iberia Parish School District

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