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ZIP Code 70549

Primary City:Lake Arthur, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (4:25pm)
Coordinates:30.1, -92.8
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70549

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70549. 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 70549. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70549, 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:
Lake Arthur, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70549 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70549 is located in southwest 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 70549 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70549 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,948
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,885
Median Home Value $71,800
Land Area 117.56 sq mi
Water Area 7.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,559
Median Household Income $33,182

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male123171144130102104127771341531511371057074613924
Female1471201431351091191241071121641461431379367695037
Total2702912872652112232511842463172972802421631411308961

Gender

 Male 1,926 49%
 Female 2,022 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,510 88.9%
 Black Or African American 352 8.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.2%
 Asian 6 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 60 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2212213726526315313445
Renter359570846439238
Total5721720734932719215753

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 727 47%
 Single Guardian 328 21%
 Singles 424 27%
 Singles With Roommate 80 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,026 66%
 Households with Kids 533 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2020312534323436352334222540292720322211
Female2836342324272526183326263424293327242217
Total4856654858595962535660485964586047564428

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70549 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70549 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 70549 real estate data, the median home value of $71,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70549 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70549 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70549 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,948 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 509 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 632 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 418 22%
 Households Vacant 326 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 71 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 18 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 127 39%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 101 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 5%
 1 Bedroom 24 7%
 2 Bedroom 126 36%
 3+ Bedroom 177 51%
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 $33,182 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70549 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 70549 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70549 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 70549 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 975 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 691 22%
 No Earnings 1,513 48%
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 975 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 691 22%
 No Earnings 1,513 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,221 87.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 159 11.4%
 Worked at Home 11 0.8%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 335 27.8%
 High School Graduate 767 63.6%
 Associate's degree 23 1.9%
 Bachelor's degree 66 5.5%
 Master's degree 14 1.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 707 79.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 88 9.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 92 10.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70549

ZIP Code 70549 is in the Jefferson Davis Parish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70549.

Lake Arthur Elementary School
500 Mill Ave
Lake Arthur, LA 70549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Davis Parish School District
Lake Arthur High School
4374 Tiger Ln
Lake Arthur, LA 70549
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson Davis Parish School District

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