ZIP Code 70443 - Independence Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameIndependence
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Tangipahoa
Secondary County: Livingston
Area Code985
Current Population:10232
Racial Majority: 62.66%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 57.4%
Unemployment Rate:2.4%
Median Household Income$31957
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44520
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time30.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range59 - 161 ft.
Area81 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.62949400, -90.54974600

Map of ZIP Code 70443 Border

Zip Code 70443 Description

Zip Code 70443 is located in the state of Louisiana in the New Orleans metro area. Zip code 70443 is primarily located in Tangipahoa County. Portions of 70443 are also located in Livingston County. The official US Postal Service name for 70443 is INDEPENDENCE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70443 are contained within or border the city limits of Independence, LA, Tickfaw, LA, . Zip code 70443 is within area code 985 and area code 225. 70443 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70443 is 2.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70443 increased to 10232 from 9551 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70443 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70443 public schools is Black. 94.5% of students in 70443 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 5954 62.66% 6415 -7%
 Black Or African American 2783 29.29% 3079 -10%
 Hispanic 676 7.11% 539 +25%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.25% 33 -27%
 Asian 22 0.23% 60 -63%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 106 0.45% 106 -59%

Zip Code 70443 Race/Ethnicity

 White 26.7%
 Black Or African American 57.4%
 Hispanic 13.6%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.1%

Zip Code 70443 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population102329551
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households3739
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$31957
Income Under $50K Per Year68.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.80%
70443 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 5Ralph AbrahamRepublican
Louisiana District 6Garret GravesRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$143111
Average Real Estate Sale Price$163555
Current Unemployment Level 2.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.1%
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 70443 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)38414854616870706654464055
Avg Max Temp (°F)61657278859092928880706378
Avg Precip (In.)6.75.496.36.085.655.136.225.535.083.7555.566.41
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hammond, LA
CBSA Type70443
CBSA Population119775
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours