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ZIP Code 70661

Primary City:Starks, LA (View All Cities)
County: Calcasieu Parish
Timezone: Central (11:03pm)
Area code: 337 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.4, -93.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70661

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70661. 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 70661. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70661, 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:
Starks, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70661 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70661 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 70661 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 slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70661 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,309
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,085
Median Home Value $69,400
Land Area 172.52 sq mi
Water Area 1.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 929
Median Household Income $29,412

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male597086725859677155901098491574643197
Female71688973556457705783102101787151372514
Total13013817514511312312414111217321118516912897804421

Gender

 Male 1,143 50%
 Female 1,166 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,210 95.7%
 Black Or African American 55 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.6%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 27 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner14691041791901218312
Renter152627203017184
Total299513119922013810116

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 491 53%
 Single Guardian 163 18%
 Singles 233 25%
 Singles With Roommate 42 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 641 69%
 Households with Kids 288 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13201151315916172319151811191214161110
Female141413239171316131119182417161316111710
Total2734242822322232303438334228352530272820

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70661 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70661 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 70661 real estate data, the median home value of $69,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70661 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70661 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70661 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,309 100%
 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 225 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 547 50%
 Renter Occupied Households 157 14%
 Households Vacant 156 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 5 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 33%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 74 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 4%
 1 Bedroom 40 41%
 2 Bedroom 49 50%
 3+ Bedroom 5 5%
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 $29,412 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70661 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, 70661 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. However, that is not the case in 70661. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 451 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 380 22%
 No Earnings 923 53%
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 451 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 380 22%
 No Earnings 923 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 682 95.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 2.7%
 Worked at Home 10 1.4%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 172 24%
 High School Graduate 505 70%
 Associate's degree 16 2%
 Bachelor's degree 22 3%
 Master's degree 9 1%
 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 355 91.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 0.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 31 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70661

ZIP Code 70661 is in the Calcasieu Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70661.

Starks High School
137 Hwy 10p South
Starks, LA 70661
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Calcasieu Parish School District

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