Zip Code 70342 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBerwick
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Saint Mary
Area Code985
Current Population:4979
Racial Majority: 75.39%
Public School Racial Majority:White 77.8%
Unemployment Rate:7.9%
Median Household Income$36493
Average Adjusted Gross Income$68220
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time25.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 3 ft.
Area53 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.63760400, -91.19868200

Zip Code 70342 Description

Zip Code 70342 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Baton Rouge metro area. Zip code 70342 is primarily located in Saint Mary County. The official US Postal Service name for 70342 is BERWICK, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70342 are contained within or border the city limits of Berwick, LA, . The area code for zip code 70342 is 985. 70342 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70342 is 7.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 9.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70342 increased to 4979 from 4418 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70342 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70342 public schools is White. 51.8% of students in 70342 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3732 75.39% 4066 -8%
 Black Or African American 656 13.25% 536 +22%
 Hispanic 270 5.45% 214 +26%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.44% 39 -44%
 Asian 146 2.95% 38 +284%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 86 2.51% 86 +44%

Zip Code 70342 Race/Ethnicity

 White 77.8%
 Black Or African American 11%
 Hispanic 6.5%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 3.5%

Zip Code 70342 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population49794418
Male Population49.00%
Female Population51.00%
Total Households1863
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
51.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$36493
Income Under $50K Per Year65.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.40%
70342 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Louisiana Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$256750
Average Real Estate Sale Price$209730
Current Unemployment Level 7.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.4%
Berwick, LA
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 73k - Southern Holocene Meander Belts
Average First Frost DatesDecember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 1 - 10

Zip Code 70342 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)43465359667274737060524559
Avg Max Temp (°F)62657177848991918880726578
Avg Precip (In.)5.814.464.724.325.335.947.537.326.413.684.984.9465.44
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Morgan City, LA
CBSA Type70342
CBSA Population50951
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours