Zip Code 70544 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameJeanerette
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Iberia
Secondary County: Saint Mary
Area Code337
Current Population:11677
Racial Majority: 42.77%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 86.9%
Unemployment Rate:7.9%
Median Household Income$29367
Average Adjusted Gross Income$42190
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time24.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 13 ft.
Area357 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.93532300, -91.52530000

Zip Code 70544 Description

Zip Code 70544 is located in the state of Louisiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 70544 is primarily located in Iberia County. Portions of 70544 are also located in Saint Mary County. The official US Postal Service name for 70544 is JEANERETTE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70544 are contained within or border the city limits of Jeanerette, LA, Franklin, LA, and Charenton, LA. Zip code 70544 is within area code 337 and area code 985. 70544 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70544 is 7.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 9.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70544 decreased to 11677 from 12061 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70544 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70544 public schools is Black. 94.8% of students in 70544 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4987 42.77% 4644 +7%
 Black Or African American 5800 49.74% 6255 -7%
 Hispanic 212 1.82% 286 -26%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 180 1.54% 229 -21%
 Asian 61 0.52% 70 -13%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 40 0% 40 -100%
 Two Or More Races 152 3.61% 152 +177%

Zip Code 70544 Race/Ethnicity

 White 11.5%
 Black Or African American 86.9%
 Hispanic 0.2%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 70544 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1167712061
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households4182
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
94.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$29367
Income Under $50K Per Year70.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.50%
70544 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$94583
Average Real Estate Sale Price$279899
Current Unemployment Level 7.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.4%
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 70544 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)42455157667173726858504458
Avg Max Temp (°F)61647177848990908780716477
Avg Precip (In.)5.54.084.444.665.146.826.666.515.713.894.474.8862.77
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Iberia, LA
CBSA Type70544
CBSA Population75402
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours