ZIP Code 70422 - Amite Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameAmite
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Saint Helena
Secondary County: Tangipahoa
Area Code985
Alternate Zip Code NamesHILLSDALE
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesGRANGEVILLE
Current Population:13797
Racial Majority: 52.22%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 79.1%
Unemployment Rate:5.8%
Median Household Income$30369
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46820
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time32.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range92 - 259 ft.
Area235 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.73615000, -90.50441700

Zip Code 70422 Profile

ZIP Code 70422 is located in the state of Louisiana in the New Orleans metro area. ZIP code 70422 is primarily located in Saint Helena County. Portions of 70422 are also located in Tangipahoa County. The official US Postal Service name for 70422 is AMITE, Louisiana. Portions of ZIP code 70422 are contained within or border the city limits of Amite City, LA, Montpelier, LA, Roseland, LA, and Greensburg, LA. ZIP code 70422 is within area code 985 and area code 225. 70422 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70422 is 5.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70422 increased to 13797 from 12266 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70422 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70422 public schools is Black. 92.4% of students in 70422 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7706 52.22% 7549 +2%
 Black Or African American 6474 43.87% 5738 +13%
 Hispanic 38 0.26% 293 -87%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 156 1.06% 52 +200%
 Asian 2 0.01% 40 -95%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 12 0.01% 12 -92%
 Two Or More Races 113 2.58% 113 +236%

Zip Code 70422 Race/Ethnicity

 White 17.5%
 Black Or African American 79.1%
 Hispanic 0.9%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 70422 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1379712266
Male Population51.10%
Female Population48.90%
Total Households4937
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$30369
Income Under $50K Per Year72.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.30%
70422 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 5Ralph AbrahamRepublican
Louisiana District 6Garret GravesRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$116333
Average Real Estate Sale Price$154204
Current Unemployment Level 5.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 75a - Gulf Coast Flatwoods
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 70422 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)38414853616870706554464054
Avg Max Temp (°F)60657278859092928880706378
Avg Precip (In.)6.745.456.356.135.645.066.075.394.973.834.945.4866.06
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hammond, LA
CBSA Type70422
CBSA Population119775
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours