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ZIP Code 70655

Primary City:Oberlin, LA (View All Cities)
County: Allen Parish
Timezone: Central (3:49pm)
Coordinates:30.6, -92.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70655

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70655. 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 70655. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70655, 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:
Oberlin, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70655 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70655 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 70655 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70655 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,002
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,338
Median Home Value $93,900
Land Area 175.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,174
Median Household Income $36,447

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
Male103111114978187727694112104105926670413019
Female1078010795819581879511012198998662493342
Total210191221192162182153163189222225203191152132906361

Gender

 Male 1,474 49%
 Female 1,528 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,970 65.6%
 Black Or African American 890 29.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.7%
 Asian 28 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 21 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 71 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11971471961931518228
Renter293743654631144
Total401341902612391829632

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 534 45%
 Single Guardian 233 20%
 Singles 363 31%
 Singles With Roommate 44 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 771 66%
 Households with Kids 403 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2418211724123026192823202122162325201319
Female2018282020141016202115252620192422181219
Total4436493744264042394938454742354747382538

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70655 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70655 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1960s. Looking at 70655 real estate data, the median home value of $93,900 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 70655. Rentals in 70655 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70655 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,860 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 47 2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 95 3%
 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 385 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 520 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 269 20%
 Households Vacant 164 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 15 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 86 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 3%
 2 Bedroom 88 25%
 3+ Bedroom 247 71%
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 $36,447 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70655 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, 70655 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. More commuters in 70655 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 869 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 360 15%
 No Earnings 1,120 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 869 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 360 15%
 No Earnings 1,120 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,019 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 2%
 Worked at Home 11 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. 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 217 21.5%
 High School Graduate 676 67.0%
 Associate's degree 0 0.0%
 Bachelor's degree 55 5.5%
 Master's degree 58 5.7%
 Professional school degree 3 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 785 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 17 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70655

ZIP Code 70655 is in the Allen Parish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70655.

Oberlin Elementary School
110 South 4th St
Oberlin, LA 70655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allen Parish School District
Oberlin High School
1 Tiger Ln
Oberlin, LA 70655
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Allen Parish School District

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