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ZIP Code 70550

Primary City:Lawtell, LA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: St. Landry Parish
Timezone: Central (3:51pm)
Coordinates:30.518, -92.184
ZIP (~300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70550

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70550. 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 70550. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70550, 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:
Lawtell, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70550 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70550 is located in central 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 70550 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70550 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 174
Population Density 473 people per sq mi
Housing Units 83
Land Area 0.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 71

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 41

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


 Male 90 52%
 Female 84 48%


 White 63 36%
 Black Or African American 102 59%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 7 4%
 Two Or More Races 2 1%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 30 42%
 Single Guardian 12 17%
 Singles 27 38%
 Singles With Roommate 2 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 49 69%
 Households with Kids 22 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70550 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70550 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1960s.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 174 100%
 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 23 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 32 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 16 19%
 Households Vacant 12 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

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, 70550 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. The commute in 70550 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 134 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 43 15%
 No Earnings 103 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 134 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 43 15%
 No Earnings 103 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 134 100%
 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 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 58 42%
 High School Graduate 43 31%
 Associate's degree 37 27%
 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 43 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70550

ZIP Code 70550 is in the St. Landry Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70550.

Lawtell Elementary School
1010 School Rd
Lawtell, LA 70550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Landry Parish School District

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