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ZIP Code 70643

Primary City:Grand Chenier, LA (View All Cities)
County: Cameron Parish
Timezone: Central (2:48am)
Area code: 337 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.8, -92.9
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70643

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70643. 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 70643. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70643, 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:
Grand Chenier, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70643 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70643 is located in southwest 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 70643 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 small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70643 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 352
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 221
Median Home Value $112,000
Land Area 338.34 sq mi
Water Area 124.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 134
Median Household Income $51,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male71421116610812232169108360
Female41114931311108182551173766
Total1125352091921182041461120171110126

Gender

 Male 181 51%
 Female 171 49%
Gender

Race

 White 340 96.6%
 Black Or African American 4 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11416421619134
Renter01240110
Total11518461620144

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 83 62%
 Single Guardian 12 9%
 Singles 33 25%
 Singles With Roommate 6 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 87 65%
 Households with Kids 47 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male32013306244724330231
Female01113104333521230220
Total3312640105771245560451

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70643 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70643 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 70643 real estate data, the median home value of $112,000 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 70643.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 352 100%
 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 41 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 84 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 9 4%
 Households Vacant 87 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 82 94%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3 3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $51,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70643 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. 70643 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70643 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. In 70643 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 82 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 79 34%
 No Earnings 72 31%
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 82 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 79 34%
 No Earnings 72 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 94 78%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 22%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 70643 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 61 58%
 Associate's degree 26 25%
 Bachelor's degree 5 5%
 Master's degree 14 13%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 60 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70643

ZIP Code 70643 is in the Cameron Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70643.

South Cameron High School
753 Oak Grove Hwy
Grand Chenier, LA 70643
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Cameron Parish School District

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