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ZIP Code 70653

Primary City:Merryville, LA (View All Cities)
County: Beauregard Parish
Timezone: Central (12:07am)
Area code: 337 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.7, -93.6
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70653

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70653. 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 70653. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70653, 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:
Merryville, LA
Acceptable:
Fields

Stats and Demographics for the 70653 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70653 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 70653 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70653 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,111
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,451
Median Home Value $76,600
Land Area 273.04 sq mi
Water Area 2.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,234
Median Household Income $41,607

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male889913310299818091109104114119998758404011
Female9396961117483939311199129111999365503724
Total181195229213173164173184220203243230198180123907735

Gender

 Male 1,554 50%
 Female 1,557 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,790 89.7%
 Black Or African American 196 6.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 1.2%
 Asian 8 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 22 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 57 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner17971631802301649822
Renter265639593229184
Total4315320223926219311626

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 675 55%
 Single Guardian 204 17%
 Singles 318 26%
 Singles With Roommate 37 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 830 67%
 Households with Kids 404 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2115191118172017272234242231202421271020
Female2317261822241115241613162724262020222312
Total4432452940413132513847404955464441493332

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70653 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 70653 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 70653 real estate data, the median home value of $76,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70653 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70653 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70653 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,073 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 38 1%
 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 398 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 573 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 263 18%
 Households Vacant 217 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 5.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 10 4.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 71 32.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 120 55.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 49 17%
 2 Bedroom 104 36%
 3+ Bedroom 133 47%
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 $41,607 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70653 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. However, that is not the case in 70653. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 895 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 489 20%
 No Earnings 1,051 43%
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 895 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 489 20%
 No Earnings 1,051 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,115 92.1%
 Public transportation 9 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 59 4.9%
 Worked at Home 27 2.2%
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 175 16.6%
 High School Graduate 754 71.3%
 Associate's degree 72 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 39 3.7%
 Master's degree 15 1.4%
 Professional school degree 2 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 506 83.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 46 7.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 57 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70653

ZIP Code 70653 is in the Beauregard Parish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70653.

Merryville High School
7061 Hwy 110 West
Merryville, LA 70653
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Beauregard Parish School District
South Beauregard Elementary School
12378 Hwy 171
Longville, LA 70653
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Beauregard Parish School District

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