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ZIP Code 70815

Primary City:Baton Rouge, LA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Sherwood
County: East Baton Rouge Parish
Timezone: Central (6:22pm)
Area code: 225 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.45, -91.07
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70815

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70815. 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 70815. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70815, 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 70815 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70815 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 70815 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70815 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,075
Population Density 3,139 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,129
Median Home Value $160,100
Land Area 9.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,184
Median Household Income $47,979

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1421,0041,0991,1011,1451,066983885831946872803625445430379287249
Female1,0171,0461,0231,0951,1241,2089989389471,0081,052922729608583525504456
Total2,1592,0502,1222,1962,2692,2741,9811,8231,7781,9541,9241,7251,3541,0531,013904791705

Gender

 Male 14,292 48%
 Female 15,783 52%
Gender

Race

 White 13,108 43.6%
 Black Or African American 13,096 43.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 93 0.3%
 Asian 2,224 7.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 1,018 3.4%
 Two Or More Races 526 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner797371,1161,5741,4281,0421,009423
Renter5001,1717936263821788541
Total5791,9081,9092,2001,8101,2201,094464

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,689 42%
 Single Guardian 2,884 26%
 Singles 2,944 26%
 Singles With Roommate 667 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,216 65%
 Households with Kids 3,968 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male249225222225212206190203193232225208222212218211248214210210
Female181226210190212202222196214207208217192199218235219231192235
Total430451432415424408412399407439433425414411436446467445402445

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70815 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 70815 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 70815 real estate data, the median home value of $160,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70815 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70815 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70815 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,707 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 283 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 77 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,873 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,535 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,776 31%
 Households Vacant 945 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 535 57%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 1%
 For Sale Only 157 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 169 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 46 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,166 31%
 2 Bedroom 1,510 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,015 27%
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 $47,979 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70815 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. More commuters in 70815 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 9,710 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,562 24%
 No Earnings 7,556 33%
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 9,710 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,562 24%
 No Earnings 7,556 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,516 94.2%
 Public transportation 128 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 252 1.9%
 Worked at Home 385 2.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,123 12%
 High School Graduate 5,056 55%
 Associate's degree 387 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,947 21%
 Master's degree 391 4%
 Professional school degree 130 1%
 Doctorate degree 138 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,139 69.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,229 20.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 591 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70815

ZIP Code 70815 is in the East Baton Rouge Parish School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70815.

Audubon Elementary School
10730 Goodwood Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Broadmoor Elementary School
9650 Goodwood Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Broadmoor Middle School
1225 Sharp Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Labelle Aire Elementary School
12255 Tams Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Riveroaks Elementary School
950 Fontainbleau Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Sherwood Middle Academic Academy
1020 Marlbrook
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Twin Oaks Elementary School
819 Trammel Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Villa Del Rey Elementary School
9765 Cuyhanga Parkway
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Belaire High School
12121 Tams Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Broadmoor Senior High School
10100 Goodwood Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Northdale Alternative Magnet Academy
10755 Cletus
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Baton Rouge Lutheran School
10925 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Louis King of France School
2311 N Sherwood Forest Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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