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ZIP Code 70748

Primary City:Jackson, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (8:30am)
Coordinates:30.8, -91.2
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70748

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70748. 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 70748. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70748, 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:
Jackson, LA
Acceptable:
The Bluffs

Stats and Demographics for the 70748 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70748 is located in central 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 70748 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70748 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,657
Population Density 84 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,033
Median Home Value $85,200
Land Area 79.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,733
Median Household Income $41,489

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male122137137238344366373415351410411336224145116625151
Female14111514613813313112612715919621121018812789702635
Total2632522833764774974995425106066225464122722051327786

Gender

 Male 4,289 64%
 Female 2,368 36%
Gender

Race

 White 3,165 47.5%
 Black Or African American 3,353 50.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.2%
 Asian 17 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 98 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner181091722983542329425
Renter2378751009042185
Total4118724739844427411230

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 781 45%
 Single Guardian 395 23%
 Singles 505 29%
 Singles With Roommate 52 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,200 69%
 Households with Kids 533 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2226222336242524282729282726413151437271
Female3130272523252524183537183323303133212326
Total5356494859495048466266466049716284649597

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70748 has a slightly less than average 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 70748 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 70748 real estate data, the median home value of $85,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70748 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70748 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70748 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,300 64.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,562 23.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 264 4.0%
 Other Institutional 517 7.8%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 637 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 665 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 431 21%
 Households Vacant 300 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 34 11.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1.7%
 For Sale Only 14 4.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 63 21.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 183 61.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 5%
 1 Bedroom 60 13%
 2 Bedroom 192 41%
 3+ Bedroom 193 41%
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 $41,489 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70748 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. However, that is not the case in 70748. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,498 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 771 14%
 No Earnings 3,349 60%
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 1,498 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 771 14%
 No Earnings 3,349 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,700 93.6%
 Public transportation 2 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 82 4.5%
 Worked at Home 33 1.8%
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 1,112 35.6%
 High School Graduate 1,728 55.3%
 Associate's degree 36 1.2%
 Bachelor's degree 175 5.6%
 Master's degree 33 1.1%
 Professional school degree 24 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 724 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 32 3.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 111 12.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70748

ZIP Code 70748 is in the Special School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70748.

Eastern La Mental Health Sys/Jackson
Hwy. 10
Jackson, LA 70748
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Special School District
Eastern La Mental System
Hwy. 10
Jackson, LA 70748
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Special School District
Jackson Elementary School
3505 Hwy 10
Jackson, LA 70748
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Feliciana Parish School District
East Feliciana High School
3501 Hwy 10
Jackson, LA 70748
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Feliciana Parish School District
Dixon Correctional Institute
5568 Hwy 68
Jackson, LA 70748
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Special School District

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