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ZIP Code 70503

Primary City:Lafayette, LA (View All Cities)
County: Lafayette Parish
Timezone: Central (8:13am)
Area code: 337 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.17, -92.06
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70503

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70503. 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 70503. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70503, 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:
Lafayette, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70503 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70503 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 70503 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70503 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,816
Population Density 2,346 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,406
Median Home Value $210,400
Land Area 11.86 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,838
Median Household Income $64,778

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 37


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57427161,458
5-98187471,565
10-149198591,778
15-191,2391,3652,604
20-241,5431,4793,022
25-291,0659562,021
30-347757421,517
35-397767501,526
40-447537901,543
45-498609971,857
50-541,0101,1382,148
55-598989251,823
60-646876951,382
65-694645491,013
70-74370473843
75-79274409683
80-84239364603
85 Plus161269430

Gender

 Male 13,593 49%
 Female 14,223 51%
Gender

Race

 White 23,985 86.2%
 Black Or African American 2,249 8.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 79 0.3%
 Asian 912 3.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 176 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 408 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24101873974
25-347209941,714
35-441,1464761,622
45-541,8304062,236
55-641,6602581,918
65-741,0321271,159
75-8480295897
85 Plus28434318

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,413 50%
 Single Guardian 1,496 14%
 Singles 3,023 28%
 Singles With Roommate 906 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,608 70%
 Households with Kids 3,230 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1147146293
2161135296
3146144290
4144146290
5169135304
6155148303
7166130296
8160163323
9168171339
10168171339
11177169346
12197175372
13176179355
14201165366
15172196368
16191168359
17198180378
18285388673
19393433826
20386362748

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70503 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70503 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 70503 real estate data, the median home value of $210,400 is slightly higher than average 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 70503. Rentals in 70503 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70503 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,105 93.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 59 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,647 5.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,727 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,848 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,263 29%
 Households Vacant 568 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 255 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 101 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 127 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 59 2%
 1 Bedroom 678 22%
 2 Bedroom 1,370 45%
 3+ Bedroom 922 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 $64,778 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70503 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. More commuters in 70503 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 9,715 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,750 29%
 No Earnings 6,577 29%
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 9,715 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,750 29%
 No Earnings 6,577 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,017 90.6%
 Public transportation 96 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 23 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 650 4.5%
 Worked at Home 576 4.0%
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 426 5%
 High School Graduate 3,086 38%
 Associate's degree 386 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,685 33%
 Master's degree 793 10%
 Professional school degree 614 7%
 Doctorate degree 207 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,808 55.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,959 39.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 257 5.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70503

ZIP Code 70503 is in the Lafayette Parish School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70503.

L.j. Alleman Middle School
600 Roselawn Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70503
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Broadmoor Elementary School
609 Broadmoor Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Edgar Martin Middle School
401 Broadmoor Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70503
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Woodvale Elementary School
100 Leon Dr
Lafayette, LA 70503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Our Lady of Fatima School
2315 Johnston St
Lafayette, LA 70503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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