ZIP Code 70068 - LaPlace Louisiana

ZIP Code 70068 is located in LaPlace Louisiana. Portions of 70068 are also in Laplace and Montz and Reserve and Edgard. 70068 is primarily within Saint John the Baptist Parish, with some portions in Saint Charles Parish. Regionally, it is located in Metro New Orleans.

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ZIP Code 70068 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameLaPlace
Primary CountySaint John the Baptist Parish
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)33,371
Area Code(s)225 / 985
Current Time

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70068 Demographics

70068 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Louisiana based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 70068 is African American. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 70068 is African American. The current unemployment level in 70068 is 6.3%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density245 People per Square Mile
Total Households11,616
Percentage High Income Households1.4%
Median Household Income (2021)$65,601
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$50,160
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)6.3%
Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 53.09%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 70.23%

70068 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American270.08%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

70068 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American30.1%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander10.03%

70068 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,2626.72%
Bachelor Degree2,69814.36%
High School Diploma6,83136.35%
No High School Diploma5973.18%
GED or Alternate9134.86%
1 or More Years of College4,30922.93%
Associates Degree1,0935.82%
Masters Degree7063.76%
Professional Degree3011.6%
Doctorate Degree800.43%

70068 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 70068
RegionsMetro New Orleans
Baton Rouge Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaNew Orleans-Metairie, LA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area136 Square Miles

70068 Politics

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70068 Schools

70068 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Average First Frost DateDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateFebruary 21 - 28
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion73k - Southern Holocene Meander Belts

70068 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)42445157657173726958504458
Avg Max Temp (°F)62657278858991918780716478
Avg Precip (In.)6.085.365.625.

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