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ZIP Code 70808

Primary City:Baton Rouge, LA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Mid City South
County: East Baton Rouge
Timezone: Central (2:56pm)
Area code: 225 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.43, -91.16
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70808

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70808. 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 70808. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70808, 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:
Baton Rouge, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70808 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70808 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 70808 are primarily white. The number of young 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 adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70808 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,504
Population Density 2,692 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,238
Median Home Value $267,100
Land Area 12.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,923
Median Household Income $64,650

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57247521,476
5-96876731,360
10-147107511,461
15-191,4131,7903,203
20-242,6812,7045,385
25-291,6411,3032,944
30-349978241,821
35-398177181,535
40-447477491,496
45-498248741,698
50-549589861,944
55-599801,1022,082
60-649019581,859
65-695916341,225
70-74394466860
75-79300389689
80-84270418688
85 Plus263515778

Gender

 Male 15,898 49%
 Female 16,606 51%
Gender

Race

 White 26,001 80.0%
 Black Or African American 4,653 14.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 52 0.2%
 Asian 1,058 3.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1%
 Other Race 299 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 422 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-242612,1692,430
25-348251,7222,547
35-441,0585991,657
45-541,6094962,105
55-642,0063572,363
65-741,1551411,296
75-84779166945
85 Plus391189580

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,368 39%
 Single Guardian 1,658 12%
 Singles 4,804 35%
 Singles With Roommate 2,093 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,099 80%
 Households with Kids 2,824 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1141174315
2146139285
3139152291
4140135275
5143131274
6130138268
7136151287
8135121256
9143132275
10127166293
11148145293
12144161305
13137129266
14154150304
15145118263
16154133287
17139124263
18325551876
196508641,514
205686961,264

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70808 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70808 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 70808 real estate data, the median home value of $267,100 is high 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 70808. Rentals in 70808 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70808 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30,142 92.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 100 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,093 6.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 169 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,180 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,904 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,839 38%
 Households Vacant 1,315 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 688 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 29 2%
 For Sale Only 157 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 114 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 111 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 216 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 45 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,462 28%
 2 Bedroom 2,273 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,362 26%
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 $64,650 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70808 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. More commuters in 70808 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 10,351 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,462 37%
 No Earnings 7,663 27%
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 10,351 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,462 37%
 No Earnings 7,663 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,466 85.4%
 Public transportation 206 1.2%
 Taxicab 9 0.1%
 Motorcycle 26 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,289 7.6%
 Worked at Home 936 5.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 70808 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 406 4%
 High School Graduate 2,638 27%
 Associate's degree 235 2%
 Bachelor's degree 3,337 34%
 Master's degree 1,236 13%
 Professional school degree 872 9%
 Doctorate degree 1,027 11%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,560 42.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,984 54.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 117 3.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70808

ZIP Code 70808 is in the Recovery School District-Lde. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70808.

Dalton Elementary School
3605 Ontario St
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Recovery School District-Lde
Valley Park School
4510 Bawell
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Robert E. Lee High School
1105 Lee Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School
7600 Boone Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rsd-Pelican Educational Foundation School District
Highland Elementary School
280 Sunset Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Magnolia Woods Elementary School
760 Maxine Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Baton Rouge Visual and Performing Arts Center
2040 So Acadian Thwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School
2000 College Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Wyandotte Early Childhood Center
2525 Wyandotte St
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Glasgow Middle School
1676 Glasgow Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Southdowns School
2050 Hood Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Mayfair Middle School
9880 Hyacinth Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Baton Rouge Magnet High School
1105 Lee Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Baton Rouge Parish School District
St Josephs Academy
3015 Broussard St
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Aloysius School
2025 Stuart Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Trinity Episcopal Day School
3550 Morning Glory Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christian Life Academy
2037 Quail Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Elan Vital Montessori School
5228 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
La Printaniere Montessori
5064 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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