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ZIP Code 70740

Primary City:Grosse Tete, LA (View All Cities)
County: Iberville Parish
Timezone: Central (9:26pm)
Area code: 225 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.3, -91.4
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70740

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70740. 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 70740. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70740, 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:
Grosse Tete, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70740 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70740 is located in central 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 70740 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 a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70740 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,305
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 638
Median Home Value $47,800
Land Area 86.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.92 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 538
Median Household Income $49,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5573895
5-9392968
10-14323264
15-19373976
20-24394382
25-29484593
30-34283260
35-39373269
40-44344680
45-496960129
50-546359122
55-594664110
60-64464086
65-69182947
70-74241943
75-79122537
80-84101424
85 Plus81220

Gender

 Male 647 50%
 Female 658 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,014 77.7%
 Black Or African American 279 21.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 4 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2412820
25-34561470
35-4470777
45-5411418132
55-649421115
65-7452759
75-8446450
85 Plus13215

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 269 50%
 Single Guardian 103 19%
 Singles 145 27%
 Singles With Roommate 21 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 377 70%
 Households with Kids 161 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
111819
29514
3101222
413720
59716
67411
78513
89615
96713
1061319
117310
126612
136612
147411
158715
169615
17358
1871623
1910515
207714

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70740 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70740 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 70740 real estate data, the median home value of $47,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70740 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70740 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70740 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,305 100%
 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 233 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 224 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 81 13%
 Households Vacant 100 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 58%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 10%
 2 Bedroom 66 60%
 3+ Bedroom 33 30%
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 $49,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70740 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70740 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. However, that is not the case in 70740. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 443 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 161 16%
 No Earnings 381 39%
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 443 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 161 16%
 No Earnings 381 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 497 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 5%
 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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 147 40%
 High School Graduate 202 55%
 Associate's degree 10 3%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 6 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 212 61%
 Enrolled in Private School 27 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 109 31%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes