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ZIP Code 70737

Primary City:Gonzales, LA (View All Cities)
County: Ascension Parish
Timezone: Central (12:41pm)
Area code: 225 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.22, -90.94
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70737

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70737. 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 70737. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70737, 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:
Gonzales, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70737 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70737 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 70737 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 single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70737 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,643
Population Density 718 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,318
Median Home Value $163,200
Land Area 53.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,139
Median Household Income $60,590

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5251,4671,4631,3791,3001,4751,3791,3371,3121,4081,3181,133896647394287194104
Female1,4411,3711,3791,3561,1551,5301,4291,3391,4391,5041,3501,203954759504389272251
Total2,9662,8382,8422,7352,4553,0052,8082,6762,7512,9122,6682,3361,8501,406898676466355

Gender

 Male 19,018 49%
 Female 19,625 51%
Gender

Race

 White 28,061 72.6%
 Black Or African American 8,447 21.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 123 0.3%
 Asian 276 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 42 0.1%
 Other Race 1,109 2.9%
 Two Or More Races 585 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2451,7422,2142,4982,0581,219644161
Renter35195270562636118312456
Total5962,6942,9193,1242,4191,402768217

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,704 54%
 Single Guardian 2,788 20%
 Singles 2,867 20%
 Singles With Roommate 780 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,441 60%
 Households with Kids 5,698 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male321288304302299300290289289289325258290301300296287268228243
Female327295298286258280267286280284273280260282252308261262273241
Total648583602588557580557575569573598538550583552604548530501484

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70737 has a small 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 70737 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 70737 real estate data, the median home value of $163,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70737 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70737 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70737 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,424 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 25 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 160 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 34 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,552 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,229 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,358 22%
 Households Vacant 1,179 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 351 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 28 2%
 For Sale Only 294 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 99 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 136 12%
 For Migrant Workers 10 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 261 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 62 2%
 1 Bedroom 399 11%
 2 Bedroom 1,441 41%
 3+ Bedroom 1,624 46%
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 $60,590 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70737 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 70737 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,661 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,006 23%
 No Earnings 9,376 31%
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 13,661 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,006 23%
 No Earnings 9,376 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,343 94.0%
 Public transportation 44 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 28 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 618 3.4%
 Worked at Home 409 2.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,310 10.8%
 High School Graduate 7,726 63.4%
 Associate's degree 772 6.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,933 15.9%
 Master's degree 294 2.4%
 Professional school degree 133 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 14 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,702 74.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,354 15.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 905 10.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70737

ZIP Code 70737 is in the Ascension Parish School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70737.

G. W. Carver Primary School
518 West Oak St
Gonzales, LA 70737
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ascension Parish School District
Gonzales Middle School
1502 West Orice Roth St
Gonzales, LA 70737
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ascension Parish School District
Gonzales Primary School
521 North Burnside Ave
Gonzales, LA 70737
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ascension Parish School District
Central Middle School
14101 Roddy Rd
Gonzales, LA 70737
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ascension Parish School District
Duplessis Primary School
38101 Hwy 621
Gonzales, LA 70737
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ascension Parish School District
Pecan Grove Primary School
1712 South Pecan Grove Ave
Gonzales, LA 70737
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ascension Parish School District
Central Primary School
41469 La Hwy 621
Gonzales, LA 70737
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ascension Parish School District
East Ascension High School
612 East Worthy St
Gonzales, LA 70737
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ascension Parish School District
St Theresa of Avila School
212 E New River St
Gonzales, LA 70737
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Faith Academy
10473 Airline Hwy
Gonzales, LA 70737
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ascension Christian High School
14408 E a Academy Rd
Gonzales, LA 70737
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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