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ZIP Code 70524

Primary City:Chataignier, LA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Evangeline Parish
Timezone: Central (3:53am)
Area code: 337 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.572, -92.323
ZIP (~500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70524

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70524. 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 70524. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70524, 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:
Chataignier, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70524 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70524 is located in west 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 70524 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70524 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 314
Population Density 83 people per sq mi
Housing Units 157
Median Home Value $85,700
Land Area 3.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 119
Median Household Income $47,115

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 154 49%
 Female 160 51%


 White 169 53.8%
 Black Or African American 137 43.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 7 2.2%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 59 50%
 Single Guardian 32 27%
 Singles 24 20%
 Singles With Roommate 4 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 74 62%
 Households with Kids 45 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70524 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70524 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 70524 real estate data, the median home value of $85,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 70524 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70524 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 314 100%
 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 47 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 45 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 27 17%
 Households Vacant 38 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 40%
 2 Bedroom 8 20%
 3+ Bedroom 16 40%
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 $47,115 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70524 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. Most commuters in 70524 can expect to fall in that range. 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 134 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 38 9%
 No Earnings 245 59%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 134 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 38 9%
 No Earnings 245 59%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 160 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 36 23.1%
 High School Graduate 101 64.7%
 Associate's degree 1 0.6%
 Bachelor's degree 5 3.2%
 Master's degree 5 3.2%
 Professional school degree 8 5.1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 103 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70524

ZIP Code 70524 is in the Evangeline Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70524.

Chataignier Elementary School
5762 Vine St
Chataignier, LA 70524
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Evangeline Parish School District

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