Zip Code 70507 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLafayette
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lafayette
Area Code337
Current Population:16558
Racial Majority: 48.6%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 66.8%
Unemployment Rate:6.2%
Median Household Income$40586
Average Adjusted Gross Income$53440
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time21.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range10 - 43 ft.
Area23 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.28288200, -92.02942300

Zip Code 70507 Description

Zip Code 70507 is located in the state of Louisiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 70507 is primarily located in Lafayette County. The official US Postal Service name for 70507 is LAFAYETTE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70507 are contained within or border the city limits of Lafayette, LA, Carencro, LA, and Scott, LA. The area code for zip code 70507 is 337. 70507 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70507 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 70507 increased to 16558 from 15606 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70507 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70507 public schools is Black. 81.2% of students in 70507 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 8076 48.6% 8410 -4%
 Black Or African American 7413 44.61% 7181 +3%
 Hispanic 564 3.39% 523 +8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.06% 47 -79%
 Asian 97 0.58% 109 -11%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 25 0.82% 25 +444%
 Two Or More Races 261 1.93% 261 +23%

Zip Code 70507 Race/Ethnicity

 White 29.1%
 Black Or African American 66.8%
 Hispanic 2.7%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 70507 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1655815606
Male Population47.70%
Female Population52.30%
Total Households6351
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
81.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$40586
Income Under $50K Per Year60.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.60%
70507 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$159944
Average Real Estate Sale Price$154410
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 70507 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)41445157657173726857494358
Avg Max Temp (°F)61657278859092928880716478
Avg Precip (In.)6.24.34.634.735.555.866.214.995.154.154.845.3361.94
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lafayette, LA
CBSA Type70507
CBSA Population263368
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours