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ZIP Code 70817

Primary City:Baton Rouge, LA (View All Cities)
County: East Baton Rouge Parish
Timezone: Central (12:14pm)
Area code: 225 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.38, -90.97
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70817

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70817. 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 70817. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70817, 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 70817 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70817 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 70817 are primarily white. 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 a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70817 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,192
Population Density 1,211 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,629
Median Home Value $207,800
Land Area 25.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,073
Median Household Income $88,490

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0441,0271,0351,1288771,2119929719571,1521,2011,12898760635723013786
Female9761,0209969978801,2081,0641,0051,1411,3151,4131,2791,065621405274206201
Total2,0202,0472,0312,1251,7572,4192,0561,9762,0982,4672,6142,4072,0521,227762504343287

Gender

 Male 15,126 48%
 Female 16,066 52%
Gender

Race

 White 25,574 82.0%
 Black Or African American 3,777 12.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 96 0.3%
 Asian 945 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1%
 Other Race 313 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 466 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1161,2941,7572,4812,3871,160474104
Renter278854425348243815318
Total3942,1482,1822,8292,6301,241527122

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,075 59%
 Single Guardian 1,827 15%
 Singles 2,491 21%
 Singles With Roommate 680 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,861 65%
 Households with Kids 4,212 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male206218201208188195205192247192200213212218242233259215179175
Female167199195213197217189204213193180208192223187217207217169161
Total373417396421385412394396460385380421404441429450466432348336

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70817 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 70817 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 70817 real estate data, the median home value of $207,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70817. Rentals in 70817 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70817 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,084 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 100 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,660 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,113 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,300 18%
 Households Vacant 556 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 148 26.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.5%
 For Sale Only 125 22.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 4.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 9.0%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 204 36.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 39 2%
 1 Bedroom 315 16%
 2 Bedroom 1,033 52%
 3+ Bedroom 605 30%
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 $88,490 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70817 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. Most commuters in 70817 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,403 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,552 22%
 No Earnings 6,431 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 13,403 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,552 22%
 No Earnings 6,431 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,380 95.6%
 Public transportation 21 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 221 1.3%
 Worked at Home 505 2.9%
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 564 5%
 High School Graduate 4,773 45%
 Associate's degree 383 4%
 Bachelor's degree 3,480 33%
 Master's degree 914 9%
 Professional school degree 287 3%
 Doctorate degree 126 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,359 47.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 3,136 44.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 543 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70817

ZIP Code 70817 is in the East Baton Rouge Parish School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70817.

Woodlawn Middle School
14939 Tiger Bend Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Woodlawn Elementary
8160 Antioch Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Woodlawn High School
15755 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Most Blessed Sacrament School
8033 Baringer Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Greater Baton Rouge Hope Academy
15333 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Baton Rouge Adventist Christian School
4363 Jones Creek Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cross Point Baptist School
14965 Airline Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Michael the Archangel High School
17251 Monitor Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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