Zip Code 70518 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBroussard
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lafayette
Secondary County: Saint Martin
Area Code337
Current Population:12297
Racial Majority: 74.57%
Public School Racial Majority:White 55.9%
Unemployment Rate:8.6%
Median Household Income$46448
Average Adjusted Gross Income$81380
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time22.7 Minutes
Current Time:
CDT
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range7 - 30 ft.
Area34 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.13291931, -91.94496918

Zip Code 70518 Description

Zip Code 70518 is located in the state of Louisiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 70518 is primarily located in Lafayette County. Portions of 70518 are also located in Saint Martin County. The official US Postal Service name for 70518 is BROUSSARD, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70518 are contained within or border the city limits of Broussard, LA, Lafayette, LA, and Youngsville, LA. The area code for zip code 70518 is 337. 70518 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70518 is 8.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 9.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 8.4%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70518 increased to 12297 from 11016 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70518 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70518 public schools is White. 67.5% of students in 70518 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 9635 74.57% 9568 +1%
 Black Or African American 2232 17.27% 1730 +29%
 Hispanic 451 3.49% 354 +27%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.3% 38 +3%
 Asian 194 1.5% 397 -51%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 14 -100%
 Other Race 16 0.48% 16 +288%
 Two Or More Races 180 2.38% 180 +71%

Zip Code 70518 Race/Ethnicity

 White 55.9%
 Black Or African American 38.2%
 Hispanic 2.9%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.7%
 Two or More Races 1.1%

Zip Code 70518 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1229711016
Male Population49.80%
Female Population50.20%
Total Households4652
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
67.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$46448
Income Under $50K Per Year53.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year15.40%
70518 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$296283
Average Real Estate Sale Price$187641
Current Unemployment Level 8.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.7%
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 70518 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)42455157657174736858504458
Avg Max Temp (°F)61657278858991918880716478
Avg Precip (In.)6.134.24.534.665.375.966.545.135.314.034.655.3861.89
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lafayette, LA
CBSA Type70518
CBSA Population263368
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 70518
Comeaux High SchoolLafayette
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 70518
Broussard Middle SchoolLafayette
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 70518
Katharine Drexel Elementary SchoolLafayette