Zip Code 70506 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLafayette
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lafayette
Area Code337
Current Population:41163
Racial Majority: 64.11%
Public School Racial Majority:White 48.7%
Unemployment Rate:6.2%
Median Household Income$38815
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51490
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range26 - 36 ft.
Area20 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.19689000, -92.07903100

Zip Code 70506 Description

Zip Code 70506 is located in the state of Louisiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 70506 is primarily located in Lafayette County. The official US Postal Service name for 70506 is LAFAYETTE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70506 are contained within or border the city limits of Lafayette, LA, Scott, LA, . The area code for zip code 70506 is 337. 70506 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70506 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 70506 increased to 41163 from 36033 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70506 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70506 public schools is White. 54.8% of students in 70506 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 28400 64.11% 27860 +2%
 Black Or African American 9448 21.33% 8656 +9%
 Hispanic 4306 9.72% 2897 +49%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 55 0.12% 147 -63%
 Asian 1397 3.15% 915 +53%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 108 0% 108 -100%
 Two Or More Races 573 1.56% 573 +20%

Zip Code 70506 Race/Ethnicity

 White 48.7%
 Black Or African American 41.9%
 Hispanic 5.3%
 Asian 3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 70506 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population4116336033
Male Population48.60%
Female Population51.40%
Total Households17826
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
54.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$38815
Income Under $50K Per Year61.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.60%
70506 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
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70506 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
31Jonathan GoudeauRepublican
44Vincent PierreDemocrat
45Jean-Paul CoussanRepublican
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70506 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
23Page CortezRepublican
24Gerald BoudreauxDemocrat
26Bob HensgensRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$183225
Average Real Estate Sale Price$145456
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 70506 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 Type70506
CBSA Population263368
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours