Zip Code 70503 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLafayette
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lafayette
Area Code337
Current Population:27816
Racial Majority: 85.48%
Public School Racial Majority:White 57.9%
Unemployment Rate:13.6%
Median Household Income$55172
Average Adjusted Gross Income$98700
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time19.6 Minutes
Current Time:
CDT
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range26 - 36 ft.
Area11 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.16831017, -92.06211853

Zip Code 70503 Description

Zip Code 70503 is located in the state of Louisiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 70503 is primarily located in Lafayette County. The official US Postal Service name for 70503 is LAFAYETTE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70503 are contained within or border the city limits of Lafayette, LA, . The area code for zip code 70503 is 337. 70503 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70503 is 13.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 14.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70503 increased to 27816 from 24327 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70503 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70503 public schools is White. 49.8% of students in 70503 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 24851 85.48% 23367 +6%
 Black Or African American 2154 7.41% 2228 -3%
 Hispanic 949 3.26% 861 +10%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.19% 75 -28%
 Asian 712 2.45% 898 -21%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 41 0.03% 41 -78%
 Two Or More Races 339 1.18% 339 +1%

Zip Code 70503 Race/Ethnicity

 White 57.9%
 Black Or African American 29.7%
 Hispanic 7.2%
 Asian 4.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 0.7%

Zip Code 70503 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2781624327
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households10838
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
49.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$55172
Income Under $50K Per Year45.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year25.40%
70503 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
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70503 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
31Jonathan GoudeauRepublican
44Vincent PierreDemocrat
45Jean-Paul CoussanRepublican
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70503 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
23Page CortezRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$289482
Average Real Estate Sale Price$146928
Current Unemployment Level 13.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.2%
Lafayette, LA
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 70503 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)42455157657173736858494458
Avg Max Temp (°F)61657278858991918880716478
Avg Precip (In.)6.164.224.544.655.415.916.465.085.284.054.685.3861.84
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lafayette, LA
CBSA Type70503
CBSA Population263368
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 70503
Comeaux High SchoolLafayette
Lafayette High SchoolLafayette
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 70503
Alleman Middle SchoolLafayette
Martin Middle SchoolLafayette