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ZIP Code 70723

Primary City:Convent, LA (View All Cities)
County: St. James Parish
Timezone: Central (9:44am)
Area code: 225 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.05, -90.85
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70723

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70723. 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 70723. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70723, 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:
Convent, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70723 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70723 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 70723 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70723 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,759
Population Density 68 people per sq mi
Housing Units 713
Median Home Value $69,200
Land Area 25.69 sq mi
Water Area 1.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 565
Median Household Income $26,444

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male67585565875259416074738047362516213
Female454349746057493162536476653529321114
Total112101104139147109108721221271371561127154481327

Gender

 Male 910 52%
 Female 849 48%
Gender

Race

 White 444 25.2%
 Black Or African American 1,298 73.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7387096119704715
Renter4131129311023
Total115181125150804918

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 213 38%
 Single Guardian 197 35%
 Singles 133 24%
 Singles With Roommate 22 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 369 65%
 Households with Kids 196 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1413141281413121111127131271021111617
Female1452111151012513512154101515151915
Total2818162319192324162417192816172536263532

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70723 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70723 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 70723 real estate data, the median home value of $69,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70723 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70723 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70723 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,662 94.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 92 5.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 164 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 298 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 103 14%
 Households Vacant 148 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 45 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 4%
 For Sale Only 4 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 76 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 8 7%
 2 Bedroom 95 82%
 3+ Bedroom 13 11%
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 $26,444 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70723 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, 70723 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 70723 can expect to fall in that range. 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 305 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 392 28%
 No Earnings 713 51%
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 305 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 392 28%
 No Earnings 713 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 438 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 2%
 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 percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 248 48%
 High School Graduate 260 50%
 Associate's degree 7 1%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 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 357 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 56 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 35 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70723

ZIP Code 70723 is in the St. James Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70723.

Romeville Elementary School
9156 Central School St
Convent, LA 70723
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. James Parish School District

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