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ZIP Code 70570

Primary City:Opelousas, LA (View All Cities)
County: St. Landry Parish
Timezone: Central (4:47am)
Coordinates:30.5, -92.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70570

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70570. 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 70570. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70570, 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:
Opelousas, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70570 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70570 is located in central 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 70570 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70570 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,987
Population Density 225 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,110
Median Home Value $84,100
Land Area 173.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,702
Median Household Income $31,958

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5381,5371,5341,4421,2041,0851,0179621,1611,2911,3251,162990732556412284179
Female1,5251,4861,4821,4611,2551,2751,2031,1321,2621,4531,4501,2861,145856765595493452
Total3,0633,0233,0162,9032,4592,3602,2202,0942,4232,7442,7752,4482,1351,5881,3211,007777631

Gender

 Male 18,411 47%
 Female 20,576 53%
Gender

Race

 White 15,280 39.2%
 Black Or African American 22,555 57.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 138 0.4%
 Asian 199 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 277 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 535 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1769801,5352,2112,1591,553982298
Renter5391,10385892165335927996
Total7152,0832,3933,1322,8121,9121,261394

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,996 41%
 Single Guardian 4,074 28%
 Singles 4,078 28%
 Singles With Roommate 554 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,316 63%
 Households with Kids 5,386 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male317295303340278282309340328338316315292273289276337297243240
Female322300305290257338309281301311278278301314291314322283251247
Total639595608630535620618621629649594593593587580590659580494487

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70570 has a small 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 70570 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 70570 real estate data, the median home value of $84,100 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 70570. Rentals in 70570 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70570 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,249 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 220 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 364 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 143 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,015 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,879 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,808 30%
 Households Vacant 1,408 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 309 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 1%
 For Sale Only 124 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 143 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 781 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 148 3%
 1 Bedroom 562 12%
 2 Bedroom 1,783 39%
 3+ Bedroom 2,119 46%
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 $31,958 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70570 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 70570 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 11,021 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,516 15%
 No Earnings 13,901 47%
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 11,021 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,516 15%
 No Earnings 13,901 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,687 94.9%
 Public transportation 19 0.1%
 Taxicab 20 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 380 2.8%
 Worked at Home 267 2.0%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,076 27.8%
 High School Graduate 6,145 55.5%
 Associate's degree 363 3.3%
 Bachelor's degree 959 8.7%
 Master's degree 349 3.2%
 Professional school degree 158 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,920 75.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,195 13.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,074 11.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70570

ZIP Code 70570 is in the Outreach Community Development Corporation (Ocdc). There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70570.

Js Clark Leadership Academy
1517 Statesman Rd
Opelousas, LA 70570
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Outreach Community Development Corporation (Ocdc)
Creswell Elementary School
1218 East Leo St
Opelousas, LA 70570
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Landry Parish School District
Grolee Elementary School
1540 West Grolee St
Opelousas, LA 70570
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Landry Parish School District
North Elementary School
308 West Martin Luther King Dr
Opelousas, LA 70570
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Landry Parish School District
Northeast Elementary School
1125 East Mamie St
Opelousas, LA 70570
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Landry Parish School District
Park Vista Elementary School
1000 Abdalla Blvd
Opelousas, LA 70570
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Landry Parish School District
Southwest Elementary School
1203 Burr St
Opelousas, LA 70570
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Landry Parish School District
Plaisance Elementary School
3264 Hwy 167
Opelousas, LA 70570
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: St. Landry Parish School District
Opelousas Junior High School
730 South Market St
Opelousas, LA 70570
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: St. Landry Parish School District
Opelousas Senior High School
1014 Judson Walsh Dr
Opelousas, LA 70570
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. Landry Parish School District
Magnet Academy for Cultural Arts
1100 East Leo St
Opelousas, LA 70570
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. Landry Parish School District
Northwest High School
3746 Hwy 104
Opelousas, LA 70570
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. Landry Parish School District
Opelousas Catholic School
428 E Prudhomme St
Opelousas, LA 70570
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Westminster Christian Academy
186 Westminster Dr
Opelousas, LA 70570
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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