Zip Code 70538 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFranklin
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Saint Mary
Area Code337
Current Population:14844
Racial Majority: 45.12%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 75.7%
Unemployment Rate:7.0%
Median Household Income$28802
Average Adjusted Gross Income$45140
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time29.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range0 - 26 ft.
Area313 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.72199800, -91.55595400

Zip Code 70538 Description

Zip Code 70538 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Baton Rouge metro area. Zip code 70538 is primarily located in Saint Mary County. The official US Postal Service name for 70538 is FRANKLIN, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70538 are contained within or border the city limits of Franklin, LA, Baldwin, LA, and Charenton, LA. Zip code 70538 is within area code 337 and area code 985. 70538 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70538 is 7.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 9.8% and is higher 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 70538 decreased to 14844 from 15960 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70538 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70538 public schools is Black. 89.9% of students in 70538 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6497 45.12% 6998 -7%
 Black Or African American 6760 46.95% 7064 -4%
 Hispanic 446 3.1% 297 +50%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 112 0.78% 182 -38%
 Asian 281 1.95% 90 +212%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 27 0% 27 -100%
 Two Or More Races 181 2.1% 181 +67%

Zip Code 70538 Race/Ethnicity

 White 16.5%
 Black Or African American 75.7%
 Hispanic 3.6%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 3.3%

Zip Code 70538 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1484415960
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households5375
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
89.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$28802
Income Under $50K Per Year72.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year20.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.30%
70538 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$155409
Average Real Estate Sale Price$268015
Current Unemployment Level 7.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
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 70538 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)42455258667274736959504459
Avg Max Temp (°F)61657177838890908679716477
Avg Precip (In.)5.474.044.684.915.046.987.37.615.893.714.514.8564.97
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Morgan City, LA
CBSA Type70538
CBSA Population50951
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours