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ZIP Code 70647

Primary City:Iowa, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (7:17am)
Coordinates:30.3, -93.0
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70647

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70647. 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 70647. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70647, 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:
Iowa, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70647 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70647 is located in west Louisiana and covers a slightly higher 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 70647 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 small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70647 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,703
Population Density 48 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,399
Median Home Value $123,100
Land Area 180.05 sq mi
Water Area 2.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,109
Median Household Income $53,397

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5323326649
5-9328361689
10-14357308665
15-19353329682
20-24231210441
25-29294300594
30-34270318588
35-39276278554
40-44308313621
45-49318339657
50-54348310658
55-59277260537
60-64199246445
65-69146194340
70-74138113251
75-797494168
80-843471105
85 Plus263359

Gender

 Male 4,300 49%
 Female 4,403 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,963 80.0%
 Black Or African American 1,389 16.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 60 0.7%
 Asian 21 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 69 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 200 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-246154115
25-34353160513
35-44469117586
45-54615111726
55-6451265577
65-7431941360
75-8414946195
85 Plus32537

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,851 60%
 Single Guardian 569 18%
 Singles 565 18%
 Singles With Roommate 124 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,814 58%
 Households with Kids 1,295 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16555120
26059119
37182153
47670146
56468132
65882140
76971140
86583148
97257129
106963132
117460134
127858136
136273135
147454128
158067147
167077147
177570145
187465139
195450104
20464490

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70647 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70647 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 70647 real estate data, the median home value of $123,100 is slightly less 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 70647. Rentals in 70647 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70647 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,703 100%
 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 1,471 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,039 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 599 18%
 Households Vacant 290 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 79 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 19 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 12%
 For Migrant Workers 4 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 140 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 36 8%
 2 Bedroom 197 42%
 3+ Bedroom 234 50%
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 $53,397 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70647 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 70647 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 2,805 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,779 26%
 No Earnings 2,139 32%
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 2,805 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,779 26%
 No Earnings 2,139 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,699 93.3%
 Public transportation 11 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 87 2.2%
 Worked at Home 166 4.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 359 13.3%
 High School Graduate 1,884 69.7%
 Associate's degree 132 4.9%
 Bachelor's degree 251 9.3%
 Master's degree 64 2.4%
 Professional school degree 9 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,585 83.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 70 3.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 242 12.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70647

ZIP Code 70647 is in the Calcasieu Parish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70647.

J. I. Watson Middle School
201 East First St
Iowa, LA 70647
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Calcasieu Parish School District
Iowa High School
401 West Miller Ave
Iowa, LA 70647
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Calcasieu Parish School District

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