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ZIP Code 70809

Primary City:Baton Rouge, LA (View All Cities)
County: East Baton Rouge Parish
Timezone: Central (6:25pm)
Area code: 225 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.39, -91.06
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70809

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70809. 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 70809. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70809, 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 70809 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70809 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 70809 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70809 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,050
Population Density 1,689 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,811
Median Home Value $229,400
Land Area 14.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,678
Median Household Income $59,230

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7966295635409991,389979727700723763843674429307250190179
Female7696686215961,2591,466953765765817870873768577396361353493
Total1,5651,2971,1841,1362,2582,8551,9321,4921,4651,5401,6331,7161,4421,006703611543672

Gender

 Male 11,680 47%
 Female 13,370 53%
Gender

Race

 White 19,244 76.8%
 Black Or African American 4,069 16.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 62 0.2%
 Asian 981 3.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 348 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 335 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner999061,0141,2691,466863627254
Renter9351,858715652532215142131
Total1,0342,7641,7291,9211,9981,078769385

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,443 38%
 Single Guardian 1,588 14%
 Singles 4,513 39%
 Singles With Roommate 1,134 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,003 77%
 Households with Kids 2,675 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male162152186156118135135121120120128979512312196103116104135
Female165151152139143144135108138111139145108118119103137105132164
Total327303338295261279270229258231267242203241240199240221236299

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70809 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70809 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 70809 real estate data, the median home value of $229,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70809. Rentals in 70809 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70809 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,610 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 417 1.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,538 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,960 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,180 40%
 Households Vacant 1,133 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 532 47.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 46 4.1%
 For Sale Only 132 11.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 293 25.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 105 9.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 50 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,531 31%
 2 Bedroom 2,384 49%
 3+ Bedroom 907 19%
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 $59,230 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70809 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. More commuters in 70809 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 9,566 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,650 24%
 No Earnings 5,083 26%
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 9,566 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,650 24%
 No Earnings 5,083 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,282 94.1%
 Public transportation 83 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 266 2.0%
 Worked at Home 427 3.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 450 6%
 High School Graduate 2,651 34%
 Associate's degree 301 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,690 34%
 Master's degree 778 10%
 Professional school degree 621 8%
 Doctorate degree 420 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,243 33.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,289 61.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 214 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70809

ZIP Code 70809 is in the East Baton Rouge Parish School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70809.

Jefferson Terrace Elementary School
9902 Cal Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Westminster Elementary School
8935 Westminster Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
St George School
7880 Saint George Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cypress Heights Academy
10420 Barringer Foreman Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Baton Rouge International School
5015 Auto Plex Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Brighton School
9150 Bereford Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private

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