Zip Code 70508 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLafayette
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lafayette
Area Code337
Current Population:34810
Racial Majority: 80.65%
Public School Racial Majority:White 70.2%
Unemployment Rate:13.6%
Median Household Income$55229
Average Adjusted Gross Income$97570
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time23 Minutes
Current Time:
CDT
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range16 - 33 ft.
Area26 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.15418053, -92.03330994

Zip Code 70508 Description

Zip Code 70508 is located in the state of Louisiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 70508 is primarily located in Lafayette County. The official US Postal Service name for 70508 is LAFAYETTE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70508 are contained within or border the city limits of Lafayette, LA, Broussard, LA, . The area code for zip code 70508 is 337. 70508 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70508 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 70508 increased to 34810 from 27193 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70508 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70508 public schools is White. 35.7% of students in 70508 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 29159 80.65% 28507 +2%
 Black Or African American 4231 11.7% 3635 +16%
 Hispanic 1335 3.69% 1295 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 165 0.46% 99 +67%
 Asian 532 1.47% 702 -24%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 21 -100%
 Other Race 53 0.04% 53 -74%
 Two Or More Races 498 1.99% 498 +45%

Zip Code 70508 Race/Ethnicity

 White 70.2%
 Black Or African American 22.6%
 Hispanic 3.3%
 Asian 2.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 0.6%

Zip Code 70508 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3481027193
Male Population48.60%
Female Population51.40%
Total Households14530
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
35.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
66.7%
Median Household Income$55229
Income Under $50K Per Year44.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year22.90%
70508 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
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70508 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
31Jonathan GoudeauRepublican
43Stuart BishopRepublican
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70508 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
23Page CortezRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$272045
Average Real Estate Sale Price$155115
Current Unemployment Level 13.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.2%
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 70508 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)42455157657174736858504458
Avg Max Temp (°F)61657278858991918880716478
Avg Precip (In.)6.144.214.544.655.385.956.535.135.34.044.655.3961.9
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lafayette, LA
CBSA Type70508
CBSA Population263368
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours