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ZIP Code 70086

Primary City:Saint James, LA (View All Cities)
County: St. James Parish
Timezone: Central (8:19am)
Area code: 225 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.03, -90.88
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70086

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70086. 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 70086. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70086, 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:
Saint James, LA
Unacceptable:
St James

Stats and Demographics for the 70086 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70086 is located in south 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 70086 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70086 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,969
Population Density 87 people per sq mi
Housing Units 724
Median Home Value $64,800
Land Area 22.63 sq mi
Water Area 1.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 641
Median Household Income $32,656

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57348121
5-96672138
10-147373146
15-1910873181
20-248071151
25-296069129
30-344951100
35-39474087
40-445965124
45-496685151
50-546284146
55-597978157
60-644755102
65-69393776
70-74273764
75-79172744
80-84121325
85 Plus161127

Gender

 Male 980 50%
 Female 989 50%
Gender

Race

 White 236 12.0%
 Black Or African American 1,707 86.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 15 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24101020
25-34352459
35-44612889
45-5412534159
55-6412128149
65-74841195
75-8444448
85 Plus16622

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 275 43%
 Single Guardian 242 38%
 Singles 117 18%
 Singles With Roommate 7 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 387 60%
 Households with Kids 254 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1181028
2121022
3181230
414721
5181533
681321
7141226
8111930
9151328
10171330
1171825
1291625
13181432
14221234
15291241
16311344
1792130
18181735
19211031
2022931

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70086 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70086 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 70086 real estate data, the median home value of $64,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70086 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70086 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70086 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,934 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 35 2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 196 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 300 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 145 20%
 Households Vacant 83 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 6%
 For Sale Only 4 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 20%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 7%
 For Migrant Workers 3 4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 55 27%
 3+ Bedroom 146 73%
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 $32,656 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70086 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 70086 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 70086. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 662 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 409 24%
 No Earnings 640 37%
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 662 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 409 24%
 No Earnings 640 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 830 91%
 Public transportation 48 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 2%
 Worked at Home 16 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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 108 19.3%
 High School Graduate 399 71.1%
 Associate's degree 24 4.3%
 Bachelor's degree 29 5.2%
 Master's degree 1 0.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 544 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 53 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70086

ZIP Code 70086 is in the St. James Parish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70086.

Fifth Ward Elementary School
8184 Villavaso St
St. James, LA 70086
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. James Parish School District
St. James High School
5181 Wildcat St
St. James, LA 70086
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. James Parish School District

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