Zip Code 70542 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGueydan
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Vermilion
Secondary County: Cameron
Area Code337
Current Population:3435
Racial Majority: 93.81%
Public School Racial Majority:White 89.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$31027
Average Adjusted Gross Income$61680
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time44.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range0 - 10 ft.
Area223 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.99594600, -92.57757100

Zip Code 70542 Description

Zip Code 70542 is located in the state of Louisiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 70542 is primarily located in Vermilion County. Portions of 70542 are also located in Cameron County. The official US Postal Service name for 70542 is GUEYDAN, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70542 are contained within or border the city limits of Gueydan, LA, Lake Arthur, LA, . The area code for zip code 70542 is 337. 70542 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70542 is 4.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.9% 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 70542 decreased to 3435 from 3662 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70542 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70542 public schools is White. 61.2% of students in 70542 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3320 93.81% 3143 +6%
 Black Or African American 207 5.85% 227 -9%
 Hispanic 4 0.11% 25 -84%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 5 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 15 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 19 0.23% 19 -58%

Zip Code 70542 Race/Ethnicity

 White 89.3%
 Black Or African American 6.7%
 Hispanic 0.6%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 3.4%

Zip Code 70542 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population34353662
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households1410
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
61.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$31027
Income Under $50K Per Year70.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.00%
70542 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$145000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$90279
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 34a - Northern Humid Gulf Coastal Prairies
Average First Frost DatesNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 70542 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)41445157667173726858494358
Avg Max Temp (°F)60637177848991918880706377
Avg Precip (In.)6.144.134.444.25.685.55.835.135.564.194.955.1960.95
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Abbeville, LA
CBSA Type70542
CBSA Population56867
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours