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ZIP Code 70802

Primary City:Baton Rouge, LA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: The Bottom|The Bottoms
County: East Baton Rouge Parish
Timezone: Central (12:17pm)
Area code: 225 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.43, -91.18
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70802

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70802. 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 70802. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70802, 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:
Baton Rouge, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70802 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70802 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 70802 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70802 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,267
Population Density 3,543 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,056
Median Home Value $75,400
Land Area 7.70 sq mi
Water Area 1.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,258
Median Household Income $25,043

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8458057911,2311,8171,5111,000769712885863716535367271177151104
Female8387597911,1631,6811,241924671731804836793663513398367274270
Total1,6831,5641,5822,3943,4982,7521,9241,4401,4431,6891,6991,5091,198880669544425374

Gender

 Male 13,550 50%
 Female 13,717 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,703 17.2%
 Black Or African American 20,267 74.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 77 0.3%
 Asian 1,606 5.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 253 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 355 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner88307455752873721577231
Renter1,3802,0511,0781,15389841120479
Total1,4682,3581,5331,9051,7711,132781310

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,017 18%
 Single Guardian 3,590 32%
 Singles 4,072 36%
 Singles With Roommate 1,579 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,332 74%
 Households with Kids 2,926 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male164162172161153144164172172173144172158144185181176292397387
Female192149156162139144143174159177159134164157179183182239380391
Total356311328323292288307346331350303306322301364364358531777778

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70802 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 70802 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 70802 real estate data, the median home value of $75,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70802 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70802 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70802 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,538 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 44 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 233 0.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 452 1.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,704 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,300 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,254 56%
 Households Vacant 1,798 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 722 40.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 1.4%
 For Sale Only 128 7.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 114 6.3%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 787 43.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 213 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,816 28%
 2 Bedroom 2,554 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,924 30%
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 $25,043 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70802 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 70802 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70802 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 70802 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 6,715 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,216 32%
 No Earnings 8,805 39%
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 6,715 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,216 32%
 No Earnings 8,805 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,871 77.7%
 Public transportation 424 3.7%
 Taxicab 12 0.1%
 Motorcycle 23 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,889 16.6%
 Worked at Home 191 1.7%
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. 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 1,962 24%
 High School Graduate 3,894 49%
 Associate's degree 428 5%
 Bachelor's degree 857 11%
 Master's degree 555 7%
 Professional school degree 154 2%
 Doctorate degree 161 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,647 84.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 220 5.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 461 10.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70802

ZIP Code 70802 is in the East Baton Rouge Parish School District. There are 20 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70802.

Thrive Baton Rouge
1120 Government Streetbldg. B
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Belfair Montessori School
4451 Fairfields Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Buchanan Elementary School
1222 East Buchanan
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Capitol Elementary School
4141 Gus Young Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Mckinley Middle Magnet School
1550 Eddie Robinson Sr. Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Park Elementary School
2700 Fuqua St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Polk Elementary School
408 East Polk
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
B. R. Foreign Language Academy Immersion Magnet
802 Mayflower
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
University Terrace Elementary School
575 West Roosevelt
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Children'S Charter School
1143 North St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Community School for Apprenticeship Learning
1555 Madison Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
J. K. Haynes Elementary Charter School
356 East Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Capitol High School
1000 North 23rd St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Recovery School District-Lde
Madison Preparatory Academy
1555 Madison Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Community School for Apprenticeship Learning Inc. School District
Mckinley Senior High School
800 East McKinley
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
St Francis Xavier Catholic School
1150 S 12th St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sacred Heart School
2251 Main St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St James Episcopal Day School
445 Convention St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Shiloh Baptist Early Learning Academy
185 Eddie Robinson Sr Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Early Learning Center
930 North Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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