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ZIP Code 70816

Primary City:Baton Rouge, LA (View All Cities)
County: East Baton Rouge Parish
Timezone: Central (4:21pm)
Area code: 225 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.43, -91.02
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70816

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70816. 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 70816. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70816, 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 70816 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70816 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 70816 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 small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70816 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 43,194
Population Density 2,710 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,976
Median Home Value $170,000
Land Area 15.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,520
Median Household Income $50,057

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6361,3821,3061,3391,8612,4151,6631,3831,2091,2661,2261,053905679448315214173
Female1,5691,3501,2621,2782,1562,6701,6841,3831,2931,5111,4001,3661,180787551458421402
Total3,2052,7322,5682,6174,0175,0853,3472,7662,5022,7772,6262,4192,0851,466999773635575

Gender

 Male 20,473 47%
 Female 22,721 53%
Gender

Race

 White 23,034 53.3%
 Black Or African American 16,263 37.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 149 0.3%
 Asian 1,624 3.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 1,329 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 789 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1351,2101,4381,8661,9541,240755212
Renter1,5973,4841,7551,418837341160118
Total1,7324,6943,1933,2842,7911,581915330

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,645 36%
 Single Guardian 4,155 22%
 Singles 6,204 33%
 Singles With Roommate 1,516 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,808 69%
 Households with Kids 5,712 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male319328353296299259284261279284253256267246268259268253291285
Female307328316243250261292281266248264246268236251239253252283327
Total626656669539549520576542545532517502535482519498521505574612

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70816 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 70816 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 70816 real estate data, the median home value of $170,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70816 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70816 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70816 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 42,855 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 300 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 39 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,448 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,362 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,710 49%
 Households Vacant 1,456 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 961 66%
 Rented & Unoccupied 50 3%
 For Sale Only 168 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 86 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 179 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 59 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 3,192 35.5%
 2 Bedroom 4,001 44.5%
 3+ Bedroom 1,741 19.4%
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 $50,057 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70816 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70816 has very few people that work at home. 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 70816 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 16,715 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,232 25%
 No Earnings 8,266 25%
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 16,715 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,232 25%
 No Earnings 8,266 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 21,961 97.2%
 Public transportation 121 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 150 0.7%
 Worked at Home 354 1.6%
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 1,166 9%
 High School Graduate 6,281 49%
 Associate's degree 649 5%
 Bachelor's degree 3,587 28%
 Master's degree 795 6%
 Professional school degree 256 2%
 Doctorate degree 151 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,400 61.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,284 26.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,103 12.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70816

ZIP Code 70816 is in the East Baton Rouge Parish School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70816.

Cedarcrest-Southmoor Elementary School
10187 Twin Cedars
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Parkview Elementary School
5660 Park Forest
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Shenandoah Elementary School
16555 Appomattox Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Southeast Middle School
15000 Harrells Ferry
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Wedgewood Elementary School
2330 Aspenwood Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Episcopal High School
3200 Woodland Ridge Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Jean Vianney School
16266 S Harrells Ferry Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Brighton School
12108 Parkmeadow Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Riverdale Christian Academy
2791 Oneal Ln
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Christs Way Academy of Learning
5536 Superior Dr Ste C
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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