Zip Code 70501 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLafayette
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lafayette
Area Code337
Current Population:31358
Racial Majority: 23.98%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 77.6%
Unemployment Rate:6.2%
Median Household Income$23455
Average Adjusted Gross Income$32990
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time19.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range13 - 39 ft.
Area15 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.23722500, -91.99248800

Zip Code 70501 Description

Zip Code 70501 is located in the state of Louisiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 70501 is primarily located in Lafayette County. The official US Postal Service name for 70501 is LAFAYETTE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70501 are contained within or border the city limits of Lafayette, LA, . The area code for zip code 70501 is 337. 70501 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70501 is 6.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70501 increased to 31358 from 30604 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70501 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70501 public schools is Black. 83.8% of students in 70501 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 7230 23.98% 7551 -4%
 Black Or African American 21967 72.85% 22414 -2%
 Hispanic 494 1.64% 679 -27%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 65 0.22% 77 -16%
 Asian 229 0.76% 136 +68%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.01% 0 +0%
 Other Race 59 0% 59 -100%
 Two Or More Races 442 0.55% 442 -62%

Zip Code 70501 Race/Ethnicity

 White 16.1%
 Black Or African American 77.6%
 Hispanic 4%
 Asian 1.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.1%

Zip Code 70501 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3135830604
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households11685
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
83.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$23455
Income Under $50K Per Year79.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year15.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.50%
70501 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
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70501 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
44Vincent PierreDemocrat
96Marcus BryantDemocrat
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70501 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
24Gerald BoudreauxDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$140555
Average Real Estate Sale Price$151215
Current Unemployment Level 6.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 34j - Lafayette Loess Plains
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 70501 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)42455157657173736858494458
Avg Max Temp (°F)61657278859091918880716478
Avg Precip (In.)6.174.244.564.695.435.916.445.045.254.064.75.461.9
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lafayette, LA
CBSA Type70501
CBSA Population263368
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours