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ZIP Code 70820

Primary City:Baton Rouge, LA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Highlands/Perkins
County: East Baton Rouge
Timezone: Central (8:28pm)
Area code: 225 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.39, -91.18
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70820

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70820. 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 70820. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70820, 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 70820 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70820 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 70820 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70820 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,222
Population Density 906 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,224
Median Home Value $262,800
Land Area 19.01 sq mi
Water Area 2.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,229
Median Household Income $25,790

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 22

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4293173588653,7761,1394123253152732732031299246191110
Female4123742891,0323,3207413682992932702782171367648342023
Total8416916471,8977,0961,88078062460854355142026516894533133

Gender

 Male 8,992 52%
 Female 8,230 48%
Gender

Race

 White 11,718 68.0%
 Black Or African American 3,988 23.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.3%
 Asian 792 4.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 394 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 281 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4982842913332601172912
Renter3,1271,23440535418364299
Total3,6251,5186966874431815821

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,263 17%
 Single Guardian 1,228 17%
 Singles 1,971 27%
 Singles With Roommate 2,767 38%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,957 82%
 Households with Kids 1,272 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9964968258616165728760755086555159160540937
Female7787848064847474784963596058535272163692926
Total1761511801621221451351391501361231341101441081031313231,2321,863

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70820 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 70820 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 70820 real estate data, the median home value of $262,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70820. Rentals in 70820 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70820 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,135 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 87 0.5%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,467 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 357 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,405 66%
 Households Vacant 995 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 699 70.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 1.3%
 For Sale Only 58 5.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 61 6.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 158 15.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 432 9%
 1 Bedroom 972 19%
 2 Bedroom 1,880 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,741 35%
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 $25,790 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70820 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. Residents in ZIP code 70820 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70820 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. More commuters in 70820 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 4,848 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,958 48%
 No Earnings 3,657 22%
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 4,848 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,958 48%
 No Earnings 3,657 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,981 88.3%
 Public transportation 666 6.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 454 4.5%
 Worked at Home 74 0.7%
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 415 11%
 High School Graduate 1,507 41%
 Associate's degree 141 4%
 Bachelor's degree 841 23%
 Master's degree 328 9%
 Professional school degree 178 5%
 Doctorate degree 238 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,104 54.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 634 31.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 274 13.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70820

ZIP Code 70820 is in the La Schools for the Deaf and the Visually Impaired School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70820.

Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired
2888 Brightside Ln
Baton Rouge, LA 70820
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: La Schools for the Deaf and the Visually Impaired School District
Louisiana School for the Deaf
2888 Brightside Ln
Baton Rouge, LA 70820
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: La Schools for the Deaf and the Visually Impaired School District
Arlington Preparatory Academy
931 Dean Lee Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70820
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District

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