ZIP Code 70454 - Ponchatoula Map and Data

Official Zip Code NamePonchatoula
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Tangipahoa
Area Code985
Current Population:24954
Racial Majority: 77.66%
Public School Racial Majority:White 66.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.4%
Median Household Income$35106
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58510
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time33.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 36 ft.
Area205 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.26565900, -90.29345000

Map of ZIP Code 70454 Border

Zip Code 70454 Description

Zip Code 70454 is located in the state of Louisiana in the New Orleans metro area. Zip code 70454 is primarily located in Tangipahoa County. The official US Postal Service name for 70454 is PONCHATOULA, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70454 are contained within or border the city limits of Ponchatoula, LA, Springfield, LA, . Zip code 70454 is within area code 985 and area code 225. 70454 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70454 is 4.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.6% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70454 increased to 24954 from 19766 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70454 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70454 public schools is White. 65.1% of students in 70454 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 21505 77.66% 20148 +7%
 Black Or African American 4845 17.5% 3611 +34%
 Hispanic 710 2.56% 638 +11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.1% 68 -59%
 Asian 221 0.8% 130 +70%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 41 0.03% 41 -78%
 Two Or More Races 314 1.34% 314 +18%

Zip Code 70454 Race/Ethnicity

 White 66.3%
 Black Or African American 29.1%
 Hispanic 2.4%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 70454 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2495419766
Male Population47.90%
Female Population52.10%
Total Households9477
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
65.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$35106
Income Under $50K Per Year63.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.60%
70454 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 1Steve ScaliseRepublican
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70454 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
73William Wheat Jr.Republican
86Nicholas MuscarelloRepublican
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70454 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
6Bodi WhiteRepublican
11Patrick McMathRepublican
13J. Rogers PopeRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$219130
Average Real Estate Sale Price$137000
Current Unemployment Level 4.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.3%
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 70454 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)39424854626871706655474155
Avg Max Temp (°F)61657278859092928880706378
Avg Precip (In.)6.425.536.025.695.555.296.565.895.283.465.085.4166.19
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hammond, LA
CBSA Type70454
CBSA Population119775
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours