Zip Code 70517 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBreaux Bridge
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Saint Martin
Secondary County: Lafayette
Area Code337
Current Population:26500
Racial Majority: 66%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 51.4%
Unemployment Rate:5.4%
Median Household Income$34571
Average Adjusted Gross Income$49840
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time28.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 20 ft.
Area162 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.29683100, -91.83173600

Zip Code 70517 Description

Zip Code 70517 is located in the state of Louisiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 70517 is primarily located in Saint Martin County. Portions of 70517 are also located in Lafayette County. The official US Postal Service name for 70517 is BREAUX BRIDGE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70517 are contained within or border the city limits of Breaux Bridge, LA, Henderson, LA, Cecilia, LA, and Broussard, LA. The area code for zip code 70517 is 337. 70517 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70517 is 5.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70517 increased to 26500 from 23067 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70517 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70517 public schools is Black. 78% of students in 70517 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 17404 66% 17152 +1%
 Black Or African American 7577 28.73% 7891 -4%
 Hispanic 723 2.74% 704 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.19% 134 -63%
 Asian 256 0.97% 256 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.07% 3 +500%
 Other Race 38 0% 38 -100%
 Two Or More Races 322 1.29% 322 +6%

Zip Code 70517 Race/Ethnicity

 White 43.5%
 Black Or African American 51.4%
 Hispanic 1.6%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 1.9%

Zip Code 70517 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2650023067
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households9643
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
78%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$34571
Income Under $50K Per Year67.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.10%
70517 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
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70517 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
39Julie EmersonRepublican
44Vincent PierreDemocrat
46Mike "Pete" HuvalRepublican
96Marcus BryantDemocrat
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70517 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
22Fred MillsRepublican
24Gerald BoudreauxDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$234197
Average Real Estate Sale Price$198216
Current Unemployment Level 5.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 73k - Southern Holocene Meander Belts
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 70517 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)41445157657173736858494358
Avg Max Temp (°F)61657278859091918880716478
Avg Precip (In.)6.154.294.624.745.525.896.285.075.24.114.795.3361.99
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lafayette, LA
CBSA Type70517
CBSA Population263368
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours