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ZIP Code 70656

Primary City:Pitkin, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (12:03pm)
Coordinates:30.9, -92.9
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70656

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70656. 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 70656. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70656, 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:
Pitkin, LA
Acceptable:
Fullerton

Stats and Demographics for the 70656 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70656 is located in west Louisiana and covers an extremely 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 70656 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 small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70656 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,023
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,735
Median Home Value $56,600
Land Area 454.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,505
Median Household Income $34,637

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1641351811381121101261001231421351371259762504715
Female1461241561531121221221381241201401301269877634429
Total3102593372912242322482382472622752672511951391139144

Gender

 Male 1,999 50%
 Female 2,024 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,770 93.7%
 Black Or African American 9 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 140 3.5%
 Asian 8 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 12 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 79 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4317119524927519613538
Renter264440382420101
Total6921523528729921614539

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 920 61%
 Single Guardian 222 15%
 Singles 325 22%
 Singles With Roommate 38 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 904 60%
 Households with Kids 601 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2834333426213036224538372734373424291426
Female3329273124241923343236253033393027292818
Total6163606550454959567774625767766451584244

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70656 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70656 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 70656 real estate data, the median home value of $56,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70656 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70656 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70656 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,023 100%
 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 445 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 857 49%
 Renter Occupied Households 203 12%
 Households Vacant 230 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 7.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 9 3.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 8.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 16.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 146 63.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 111 65%
 3+ Bedroom 60 35%
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 $34,637 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70656 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, 70656 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 70656 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 1,012 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 451 16%
 No Earnings 1,344 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 1,012 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 451 16%
 No Earnings 1,344 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,143 93%
 Public transportation 15 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 49 4%
 Worked at Home 19 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 328 25%
 High School Graduate 813 62%
 Associate's degree 36 3%
 Bachelor's degree 68 5%
 Master's degree 26 2%
 Professional school degree 33 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 670 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 62 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70656

ZIP Code 70656 is in the Vernon Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70656.

Pitkin High School
7239 Hwy 463
Pitkin, LA 70656
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Vernon Parish School District

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