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ZIP Code 70640

Post Office City:Fenton, LA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Jefferson Davis Parish
Timezone: Central (6:28pm)
Area code: 337 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.363, -92.916
ZIP (~900 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70640

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Primary/preferred city:
Fenton, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70640 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70640 is located in western 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 70640 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70640 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 301
Population Density 260 people per sq mi
Housing Units 133
Median Home Value $113,600
Land Area 1.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 115
Median Household Income $27,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 44

Under 520828
85 Plus022


 Male 152 50%
 Female 149 50%


 White 94 31.2%
 Black Or African American 194 64.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.7%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 6 2.0%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 50 43%
 Single Guardian 33 29%
 Singles 29 25%
 Singles With Roommate 3 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 67 58%
 Households with Kids 48 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70640 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70640 were primarily built in the 1960s. Looking at 70640 real estate data, the median home value of $113,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 70640 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70640 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 301 100%
 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 25 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 49 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 41 31%
 Households Vacant 18 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 15%
 2 Bedroom 4 10%
 3+ Bedroom 31 76%
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 $27,750 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 70640 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.

For more information, see Fenton, LA commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 35 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 22 9%
 No Earnings 180 76%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 35 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 22 9%
 No Earnings 180 76%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 52 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 3 5%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 59 26.3%
 High School Graduate 122 54.5%
 Associate's degree 1 0.4%
 Bachelor's degree 37 16.5%
 Master's degree 5 2.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 36 62%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 38%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70640

ZIP Code 70640 is in the Jefferson Davis Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70640.

Fenton Elementary School
509 First Street
Fenton, LA 70640
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Davis Parish School District

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