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ZIP Code 70508

Primary City:Lafayette, LA (View All Cities)
County: Lafayette Parish
Timezone: Central (11:58pm)
Area code: 337 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.16, -92.03
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70508

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70508. 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 70508. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70508, 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 70508 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70508 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 70508 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 large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70508 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,810
Population Density 1,395 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,831
Median Home Value $211,900
Land Area 24.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,530
Median Household Income $69,131

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,1741,1532,327
5-91,1381,1432,281
10-141,1641,1672,331
15-191,1041,0772,181
20-241,3091,4472,756
25-291,5021,4732,975
30-341,3321,2372,569
35-391,1181,1222,240
40-441,0861,1962,282
45-491,2521,3752,627
50-541,2851,3952,680
55-591,0791,1232,202
60-648819151,796
65-695346171,151
70-74395455850
75-79268359627
80-84193313506
85 Plus113316429

Gender

 Male 16,927 49%
 Female 17,883 51%
Gender

Race

 White 29,341 84.3%
 Black Or African American 3,700 10.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 111 0.3%
 Asian 707 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.1%
 Other Race 339 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 590 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-241629521,114
25-341,1921,7782,970
35-441,7198952,614
45-542,3397733,112
55-642,0204182,438
65-741,0661991,265
75-84577184761
85 Plus116140256

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,938 48%
 Single Guardian 2,105 14%
 Singles 4,382 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,105 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,848 68%
 Households with Kids 4,682 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1225230455
2258232490
3244241485
4209204413
5218251469
6237213450
7231223454
8245223468
9207233440
10238232470
11236245481
12212238450
13231220451
14247232479
15225217442
16208229437
17247218465
18231204435
19193209402
20200243443

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70508 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70508 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 70508 real estate data, the median home value of $211,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70508. Rentals in 70508 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70508 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,523 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 23 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 248 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,373 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,818 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,339 34%
 Households Vacant 1,301 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 685 52.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 34 2.6%
 For Sale Only 236 18.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 70 5.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 149 11.5%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 124 9.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 94 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,668 33%
 2 Bedroom 2,319 46%
 3+ Bedroom 953 19%
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 $69,131 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70508 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 70508 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 14,030 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,204 26%
 No Earnings 6,805 24%
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 14,030 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,204 26%
 No Earnings 6,805 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,990 94.7%
 Public transportation 24 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 23 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 304 1.6%
 Worked at Home 664 3.5%
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 808 7%
 High School Graduate 4,983 43%
 Associate's degree 426 4%
 Bachelor's degree 3,643 31%
 Master's degree 805 7%
 Professional school degree 584 5%
 Doctorate degree 334 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,225 57.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,565 34.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 609 8.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70508

ZIP Code 70508 is in the Lafayette Parish School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70508.

O. Comeaux High School
100 West Bluebird Dr
Lafayette, LA 70508
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Milton Elementary School
222 West Milton Ave
Lafayette, LA 70508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
Plantation Elementary School
1801 Kaliste Saloom Rd
Lafayette, LA 70508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Parish School District
St Pius Elementary School
205 E Bayou Pkwy
Lafayette, LA 70508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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