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ZIP Code 70589

Primary City:Washington, LA (View All Cities)
County: St. Landry Parish
Timezone: Central (8:26pm)
Coordinates:30.7, -92.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70589

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70589. 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 70589. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70589, 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:
Washington, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70589 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70589 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 70589 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 higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70589 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,283
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,452
Median Home Value $100,000
Land Area 118.43 sq mi
Water Area 1.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,271
Median Household Income $35,625

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1221431441077494738699125126111717461492326
Female94131119101779789103113136108113889471623544
Total2162742632081511911621892122612342241591681321115870

Gender

 Male 1,608 49%
 Female 1,675 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,222 67.7%
 Black Or African American 999 30.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 7 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 38 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner161091662171771489632
Renter255643644944218
Total4116520928122619211740

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 628 49%
 Single Guardian 237 19%
 Singles 362 28%
 Singles With Roommate 44 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 820 65%
 Households with Kids 451 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1921342323343428243422322927252427131818
Female1719202024252427312221282424282615161621
Total3640544347595855555643605351535042293439

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70589 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 70589 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 70589 real estate data, the median home value of $100,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70589. Rentals in 70589 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70589 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,219 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 63 1.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 424 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 537 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 310 21%
 Households Vacant 181 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 28 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 6 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 52 29%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 88 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 45 16%
 2 Bedroom 116 41%
 3+ Bedroom 124 44%
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 $35,625 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70589 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 70589 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 835 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 411 17%
 No Earnings 1,139 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 835 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 411 17%
 No Earnings 1,139 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,023 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 32 3%
 Worked at Home 64 6%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 181 20%
 High School Graduate 549 60%
 Associate's degree 21 2%
 Bachelor's degree 103 11%
 Master's degree 34 4%
 Professional school degree 18 2%
 Doctorate degree 16 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 436 65%
 Enrolled in Private School 156 23%
 Not Enrolled in School 83 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70589

ZIP Code 70589 is in the St. Landry Parish School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70589.

North Central High School
6579 Hwy 10
Washington, LA 70589
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: St. Landry Parish School District
Grand Prairie Elementary School
669 Hwy 363
Washington, LA 70589
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Landry Parish School District
Washington Elementary School
1530 Hwy 10
Washington, LA 70589
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Landry Parish School District
Washington Career & Technical Education Center
605 Buhot St
Washington, LA 70589
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. Landry Parish School District

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