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ZIP Code 70807

Primary City:Baton Rouge, LA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Baton Rouge
County: East Baton Rouge Parish
Timezone: Central (6:13pm)
Area code: 225 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.55, -91.21
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70807

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70807. 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 70807. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70807, 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
Acceptable:
Scotlandville

Stats and Demographics for the 70807 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70807 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 70807 are primarily black or African American. The number of young 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 an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70807 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,377
Population Density 799 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,748
Median Home Value $84,400
Land Area 25.50 sq mi
Water Area 4.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,982
Median Household Income $24,646

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7037336371,2471,47585868953654459453643737026520515411283
Female6876786361,1681,299691581481429546612549449389352274208170
Total1,3901,4111,2732,4152,7741,5491,2701,0179731,1401,148986819654557428320253

Gender

 Male 10,178 50%
 Female 10,199 50%
Gender

Race

 White 594 2.9%
 Black Or African American 19,521 95.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.1%
 Asian 25 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 31 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 182 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner37172278548685666466169
Renter47470951851139122510528
Total5118817961,0591,076891571197

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,259 21%
 Single Guardian 2,721 45%
 Singles 1,710 29%
 Singles With Roommate 292 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,655 61%
 Households with Kids 2,327 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male149121135170140157140153143135123129129121141145178319464388
Female141139161135114149155124136120148121130117125142127306468389
Total290260296305254306295277279255271250259238266287305625932777

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70807 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70807 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 70807 real estate data, the median home value of $84,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70807 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70807 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 70807 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,290 79.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,156 10.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 33 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,883 9.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,371 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,650 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,961 44%
 Households Vacant 766 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 305 39.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 1.8%
 For Sale Only 29 3.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 2.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 380 49.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 570 20%
 2 Bedroom 986 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,232 44%
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 $24,646 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70807 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 70807 can expect to fall in that range. 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 3,469 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,326 35%
 No Earnings 6,617 43%
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 3,469 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,326 35%
 No Earnings 6,617 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,611 89%
 Public transportation 239 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 302 5%
 Worked at Home 164 3%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,411 31.0%
 High School Graduate 2,435 53.4%
 Associate's degree 49 1.1%
 Bachelor's degree 523 11.5%
 Master's degree 101 2.2%
 Professional school degree 19 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 19 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,780 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 178 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 482 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70807

ZIP Code 70807 is in the Office of Juvenile Justice School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70807.

Scenic Alternative High School
15200 Scenic Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Office of Juvenile Justice School District
Crestworth Middle School
10650 Ave F
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Recovery School District-Lde
Scenic Alternative High School
15200 Scenic Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Special School District
Scenic Alternative High School (jrdc)
15200 Scenic Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Special School District
Crestworth Elementary School
11200 Ave F
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Progress Elementary School
855 Progress Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Ryan Elementary School
10337 Elm Grove Garden Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Scotlandville Elementary School
9147 Elm Grove Garden Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Scotlandville Middle Pre-Engineering Academy
2555 Desoto Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Scotlandville Magnet High School
9870 Scotland Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District

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