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ZIP Code 70805

Primary City:Baton Rouge, LA (View All Cities)
County: East Baton Rouge Parish
Timezone: Central (10:11pm)
Area code: 225 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.49, -91.15
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70805

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70805. 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 70805. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70805, 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 70805 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70805 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 70805 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 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 70805 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,909
Population Density 2,622 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,724
Median Home Value $75,300
Land Area 11.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.59 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,568
Median Household Income $28,031

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3251,2271,3231,4121,0881,0148247356899419148216113642271429981
Female1,2301,2131,2041,4431,2781,1961,1169219171,1651,1541,023790493330271180148
Total2,5552,4402,5272,8552,3662,2101,9401,6561,6062,1062,0681,8441,401857557413279229

Gender

 Male 13,837 46%
 Female 16,072 54%
Gender

Race

 White 1,393 4.7%
 Black Or African American 27,953 93.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.1%
 Asian 118 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 124 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 270 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner623907281,2081,291649333126
Renter5051,4151,1121,25189438816947
Total5671,8051,8402,4592,1851,037502173

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,489 24%
 Single Guardian 4,543 43%
 Singles 3,011 28%
 Singles With Roommate 525 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,233 59%
 Households with Kids 4,335 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male293279256254259249234233252294257286265221240281271320300242
Female224261268223231256264237225225234244259242271301280315276276
Total517540524477490505498470477519491530524463511582551635576518

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70805 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 70805 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 70805 real estate data, the median home value of $75,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70805 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70805 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70805 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,666 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 27 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 117 0.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 99 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,178 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,609 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,781 49%
 Households Vacant 1,156 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 462 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Sale Only 59 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 585 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 153 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,220 22%
 2 Bedroom 1,799 33%
 3+ Bedroom 2,336 42%
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 $28,031 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70805 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. Residents in ZIP code 70805 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 70805 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 7,808 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,322 28%
 No Earnings 8,478 38%
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 7,808 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,322 28%
 No Earnings 8,478 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,146 86.6%
 Public transportation 654 5.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 22 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 598 5.1%
 Worked at Home 299 2.6%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,043 29.7%
 High School Graduate 4,144 60.2%
 Associate's degree 212 3.1%
 Bachelor's degree 375 5.4%
 Master's degree 59 0.9%
 Professional school degree 6 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 49 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,340 87.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 232 3.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 716 9.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70805

ZIP Code 70805 is in the Recovery School District-Lde. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70805.

Istrouma Senior High School
3730 Winbourne
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Recovery School District-Lde
Prescott Middle School
4055 Prescott Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Recovery School District-Lde
Amikids Baton Rouge
5555 Beechwood Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Amikids Inc. School District
Claiborne Elementary School
4707 Denham St
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Delmont Elementary School
5300 Douglas St
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Howell Park Elementary School
6125 Winbourne
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Winbourne Elementary School
4503 Winbourne Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Inspire Charter Academy (natl. Heritage Academy)
5454 North Foster Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Central High School
10200 East Brookside
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Central Community School District
East Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy
3730 Winbourne Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Career Academy
4375 East Brookstown Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Redemptorist High School
4000 Saint Gerard Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Redemptorist Elementary School
3655 Saint Gerard Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Martin Luther King Jr Christian Academy
4295 Prescott Ct
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Greater Mt Olive Christian Academy
3155 Victoria Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Living Faith Academy of Excellence
6180 Winbourne Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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