Zip Code 70520 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCarencro
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lafayette
Secondary County: Saint Landry
Area Code337
Current Population:18405
Racial Majority: 68.53%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 62.5%
Unemployment Rate:4.4%
Median Household Income$37017
Average Adjusted Gross Income$61700
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time25.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range10 - 43 ft.
Area38 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.33225700, -92.03754900

Zip Code 70520 Description

Zip Code 70520 is located in the state of Louisiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 70520 is primarily located in Lafayette County. Portions of 70520 are also located in Saint Landry County. The official US Postal Service name for 70520 is CARENCRO, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70520 are contained within or border the city limits of Carencro, LA, Lafayette, LA, . The area code for zip code 70520 is 337. 70520 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70520 is 4.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70520 increased to 18405 from 14797 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70520 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70520 public schools is Black. 89.7% of students in 70520 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 13074 68.53% 12132 +8%
 Black Or African American 5227 27.4% 5270 -1%
 Hispanic 393 2.06% 583 -33%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 78 -100%
 Asian 13 0.07% 80 -84%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 21 0% 21 -100%
 Two Or More Races 240 1.94% 240 +55%

Zip Code 70520 Race/Ethnicity

 White 27.4%
 Black Or African American 62.5%
 Hispanic 8.5%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 0.7%

Zip Code 70520 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1840514797
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households6681
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
89.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$37017
Income Under $50K Per Year63.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.90%
70520 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
Louisiana District 4Mike JohnsonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$179934
Average Real Estate Sale Price$138807
Current Unemployment Level 4.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 34j - Lafayette Loess Plains
Average First Frost DatesNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 70520 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)41445157657073726857494357
Avg Max Temp (°F)61657278859092928881716478
Avg Precip (In.)6.264.384.74.835.655.876.044.875.014.265.025.362.19
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lafayette, LA
CBSA Type70520
CBSA Population263368
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours