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ZIP Code 70356

Primary City:Gibson, LA (View All Cities)
County: Terrebonne Parish
Timezone: Central (6:23pm)
Area code: 985 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.6, -91.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70356

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70356. 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 70356. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70356, 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:
Gibson, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70356 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70356 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 70356 are primarily white. 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70356 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,484
Population Density 38 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,047
Median Home Value $70,700
Land Area 65.57 sq mi
Water Area 6.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 920
Median Household Income $19,135

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 39


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57789166
5-97083153
10-148590175
15-1910279181
20-248287169
25-298187168
30-345062112
35-397171142
40-448781168
45-4982102184
50-54108112220
55-599978177
60-647880158
65-695458112
70-74394584
75-79352863
80-84102232
85 Plus41620

Gender

 Male 1,214 49%
 Female 1,270 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,242 50.0%
 Black Or African American 1,121 45.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 1.7%
 Asian 16 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 45 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24151429
25-347928107
35-4412735162
45-5417136207
55-6417527202
65-7410616122
75-84641074
85 Plus13417

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 410 45%
 Single Guardian 256 28%
 Singles 214 23%
 Singles With Roommate 40 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 590 64%
 Households with Kids 330 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1121830
2122133
3171734
4141731
5111829
6191130
7141731
8112132
9151631
10161632
11162339
12151328
13201737
14182139
15241236
16151732
17251944
18171734
19211435
20131427

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70356 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70356 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1960s. Looking at 70356 real estate data, the median home value of $70,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70356 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70356 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70356 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,484 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 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 282 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 468 45%
 Renter Occupied Households 170 16%
 Households Vacant 127 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 7 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 5%
 For Migrant Workers 6 5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 81 64%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 23 13%
 2 Bedroom 43 24%
 3+ Bedroom 115 64%
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 $19,135 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70356 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. However, that is not the case in 70356. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 626 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 216 12%
 No Earnings 1,000 54%
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 626 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 216 12%
 No Earnings 1,000 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 724 92%
 Public transportation 16 2%
 Taxicab 11 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 2%
 Worked at Home 25 3%
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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 377 46%
 High School Graduate 425 52%
 Associate's degree 9 1%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 375 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70356

ZIP Code 70356 is in the Terrebonne Parish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70356.

Gibson Elementary School
6357 South Bayou Black Dr
Gibson, LA 70356
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Terrebonne Parish School District
Greenwood Middle School
5001 Bayou Black Dr
Houma, LA 70356
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Terrebonne Parish School District

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