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ZIP Code 70591

Primary City:Welsh, LA (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson Davis Parish
Timezone: Central (2:57am)
Area code: 337 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.2, -92.8
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70591

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70591. 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 70591. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70591, 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:
Welsh, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70591 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70591 is located in west 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 70591 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70591 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,299
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,219
Median Home Value $85,900
Land Area 170.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.91 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,959
Median Household Income $40,381

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male19621721421014116915815815016519518211810084673329
Female194191205162154156189162167173203172130116112798563
Total39040841937229532534732031733839835424821619614611892

Gender

 Male 2,586 49%
 Female 2,713 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,295 81.1%
 Black Or African American 846 16.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.2%
 Asian 6 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 37 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 104 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3021624333030421814842
Renter5198897451361712
Total8131433240435525416554

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,009 52%
 Single Guardian 398 20%
 Singles 466 24%
 Singles With Roommate 86 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,207 62%
 Households with Kids 752 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3934473741384144534843533040433458363918
Female3238474234404035424237375039303636312925
Total7172947975788179959080908079737094676843

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70591 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 70591 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 70591 real estate data, the median home value of $85,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70591 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70591 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70591 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,203 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 96 2%
 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 773 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 758 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 428 19%
 Households Vacant 260 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 64 24.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 20 7.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 15.0%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 133 51.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 69 13%
 2 Bedroom 160 30%
 3+ Bedroom 309 57%
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 $40,381 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70591 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, 70591 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 70591 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 1,425 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 862 23%
 No Earnings 1,540 40%
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 1,425 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 862 23%
 No Earnings 1,540 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,747 91.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 122 6.4%
 Worked at Home 30 1.6%
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 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 320 21.6%
 High School Graduate 1,009 68.2%
 Associate's degree 11 0.7%
 Bachelor's degree 91 6.1%
 Master's degree 49 3.3%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,112 85.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 140 10.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 50 3.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70591

ZIP Code 70591 is in the Jefferson Davis Parish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70591.

Welsh Elementary School
222 East Bourgeois St
Welsh, LA 70591
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Davis Parish School District
Welsh High School
306 East Bourgeois St
Welsh, LA 70591
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson Davis Parish School District

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