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ZIP Code 70721

Primary City:Carville, LA (View All Cities)
County: Iberville Parish
Timezone: Central (8:35am)
Area code: 225 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.21, -91.10
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70721

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70721. 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 70721. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70721, 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:
Carville, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70721 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70721 is located in south Louisiana and covers a slightly less 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 70721 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70721 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 701
Population Density 138 people per sq mi
Housing Units 212
Median Home Value $73,100
Land Area 5.08 sq mi
Water Area 1.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 191
Median Household Income $53,203

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 22Male Median Age: 21Female Median Age: 24

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3925159434241615201220141793430
Female2225217330252212201419141297462
Total6150361676449382740263928291810892

Gender

 Male 364 52%
 Female 337 48%
Gender

Race

 White 168 24.0%
 Black Or African American 506 72.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 6 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 19 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1611211914131
Renter332242216701
Total43835433521132

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 66 35%
 Single Guardian 63 33%
 Singles 56 29%
 Singles With Roommate 6 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 113 59%
 Households with Kids 78 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male85911555644511441221312613
Female644339337375242151915228
Total1491314814891171263862740464821

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70721 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 70721 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 70721 real estate data, the median home value of $73,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70721 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70721 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70721 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 525 75%
 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 176 25%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 36 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 50 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 105 50%
 Households Vacant 21 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 62%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 8 5%
 2 Bedroom 41 24%
 3+ Bedroom 123 72%
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 $53,203 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70721 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70721 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 70721 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 295 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 175 21%
 No Earnings 371 44%
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 295 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 175 21%
 No Earnings 371 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 347 95%
 Public transportation 8 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 3%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 26 11%
 High School Graduate 122 53%
 Associate's degree 13 6%
 Bachelor's degree 69 30%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 341 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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