ZIP Code 70444 - Kentwood Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameKentwood
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Tangipahoa
Secondary County: Saint Helena
Area Code985
Alternate Zip Code NamesNEW ZION
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesSPRINGCREEK
SUNNYHILL
Current Population:10160
Racial Majority: 63.84%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 49.8%
Unemployment Rate:4.3%
Median Household Income$27978
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44340
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time36.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range164 - 338 ft.
Area246 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.90849900, -90.48065600

Zip Code 70444 Profile

ZIP Code 70444 is located in the state of Louisiana in the New Orleans metro area. ZIP code 70444 is primarily located in Tangipahoa County. Portions of 70444 are also located in Saint Helena County. The official US Postal Service name for 70444 is KENTWOOD, Louisiana. Portions of ZIP code 70444 are contained within or border the city limits of Kentwood, LA, Tangipahoa, LA, . ZIP code 70444 is within area code 985, area code 225 and area code 601. 70444 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70444 is 4.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.5% 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 70444 increased to 10160 from 9809 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70444 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70444 public schools is Black. 86.7% of students in 70444 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6337 63.84% 6359 +-0%
 Black Or African American 3454 34.79% 3508 -2%
 Hispanic 71 0.72% 164 -57%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.19% 30 -37%
 Asian 0 0% 20 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 7 0.31% 7 +343%
 Two Or More Races 71 0.15% 71 -79%

Zip Code 70444 Race/Ethnicity

 White 46.9%
 Black Or African American 49.8%
 Hispanic 1.6%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 70444 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population101609809
Male Population48.60%
Female Population51.40%
Total Households3843
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
86.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$27978
Income Under $50K Per Year73.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.40%
70444 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 5Ralph AbrahamRepublican
Louisiana District 6Garret GravesRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$184957
Average Real Estate Sale Price$169775
Current Unemployment Level 4.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65f - Southern Pine Plains and Hills
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 70444 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)38404753616770706554454054
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647178849092928880706278
Avg Precip (In.)7.065.526.416.245.55.25.625.164.763.685.25.5165.87
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hammond, LA
CBSA Type70444
CBSA Population119775
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours