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ZIP Code 70586

Primary City:Ville Platte, LA (View All Cities)
County: Evangeline Parish
Timezone: Central (6:35am)
Area code: 337 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.7, -92.4
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70586

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70586. 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 70586. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70586, 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:
Ville Platte, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70586 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70586 is located in west Louisiana and covers a large 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 70586 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70586 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,313
Population Density 68 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,009
Median Home Value $88,300
Land Area 299.99 sq mi
Water Area 10.89 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,908
Median Household Income $33,019

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male75981882986156453755051865070373062354542232025114678
Female760704816771589653601578660775707677594465367290234168
Total1,5191,5221,6451,6321,1531,1901,1511,0961,3101,4781,4371,3001,139887687541380246

Gender

 Male 9,904 49%
 Female 10,409 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,284 65.4%
 Black Or African American 6,645 32.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 61 0.3%
 Asian 73 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 77 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 171 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1135638601,2241,161790491133
Renter26855044048036023219053
Total3811,1131,3001,7041,5211,022681186

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,722 47%
 Single Guardian 1,790 23%
 Singles 2,127 27%
 Singles With Roommate 269 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,013 63%
 Households with Kids 2,895 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male137146138181168153146192159158190160168153163206159192141114
Female154149151142124150145128157191154172161138163165167153123131
Total291295289323292303291320316349344332329291326371326345264245

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70586 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70586 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 70586 real estate data, the median home value of $88,300 is slightly less than average 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 70586. Rentals in 70586 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70586 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,204 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 99 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,749 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,586 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,573 29%
 Households Vacant 1,101 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 188 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 2%
 For Sale Only 58 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 42 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 334 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 454 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 60 3%
 1 Bedroom 300 13%
 2 Bedroom 696 31%
 3+ Bedroom 1,216 54%
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 $33,019 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70586 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 70586 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 4,847 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,626 18%
 No Earnings 7,381 50%
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 4,847 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,626 18%
 No Earnings 7,381 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,959 93.1%
 Public transportation 8 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 240 3.7%
 Worked at Home 196 3.1%
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 1,845 31%
 High School Graduate 3,158 54%
 Associate's degree 167 3%
 Bachelor's degree 506 9%
 Master's degree 139 2%
 Professional school degree 81 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,166 67.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,091 23.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 459 9.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70586

ZIP Code 70586 is in the Evangeline Parish School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70586.

Ville Platte High School
210 West Cotton St
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Evangeline Parish School District
Bayou Chicot Elementary School
4576 Hwy 167 North
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Evangeline Parish School District
Vidrine Elementary School
5094 Vidrine Rd
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Evangeline Parish School District
Ville Platte Elementary School
708 High School Dr
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Evangeline Parish School District
James Stephens Montessori School
1500 Martin Luther King
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Evangeline Parish School District
Evangeline Central School
4587 Vidrine Rd
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Evangeline Parish School District
Christian Heritage Academy
607 Prosper St
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Sacred Heart School
532 E Main St
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sacred Heart High School
114 Trojan Ln
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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