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ZIP Code 70812

Primary City:Baton Rouge, LA (View All Cities)
County: East Baton Rouge Parish
Timezone: Central (12:36pm)
Area code: 225 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.50, -91.11
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70812

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70812. 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 70812. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70812, 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 70812 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70812 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 70812 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70812 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,206
Population Density 2,575 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,006
Median Home Value $98,900
Land Area 4.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,673
Median Household Income $43,948

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male42346049152041135832229725330731834627416499633727
Female415425495538410387379356360441476464355198129955360
Total8388859861,0588217457016536137487948106293622281589087

Gender

 Male 5,170 46%
 Female 6,036 54%
Gender

Race

 White 655 5.8%
 Black Or African American 10,280 91.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.2%
 Asian 17 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 142 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 92 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3124039163375135214849
Renter6728325022216068217
Total9852364185591142016956

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,359 37%
 Single Guardian 1,519 41%
 Singles 692 19%
 Singles With Roommate 103 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,014 55%
 Households with Kids 1,659 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male868383919581879899871048810410894989811911189
Female79739986837181891011139291931061161201121009083
Total165156182177178152168187200200196179197214210218210219201172

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70812 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70812 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 70812 real estate data, the median home value of $98,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70812 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70812 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70812 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,189 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 17 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,956 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 639 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,078 27%
 Households Vacant 333 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 129 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 25 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 157 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 152 13%
 2 Bedroom 181 16%
 3+ Bedroom 831 71%
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 $43,948 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70812 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 70812 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 3,753 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,998 22%
 No Earnings 3,152 35%
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 3,753 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,998 22%
 No Earnings 3,152 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,604 94%
 Public transportation 116 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 64 1%
 Worked at Home 88 2%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 778 25%
 High School Graduate 1,513 49%
 Associate's degree 147 5%
 Bachelor's degree 481 16%
 Master's degree 140 5%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 35 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,962 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 373 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 167 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70812

ZIP Code 70812 is in the Recovery School District-Lde. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70812.

Lanier Elementary School
4705 Lanier Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70812
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Recovery School District-Lde
Glen Oaks Senior High School
6650 Cedar Grove Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70812
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Forest Heights Academy of Excellence
7447 Sumrall Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70812
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Glen Oaks Park Elementary School
5656 Lanier Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70812
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Merrydale Elementary School
6700 Rio St
Baton Rouge, LA 70812
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District

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