Zip Code 70549 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLake Arthur
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Jefferson Davis
Secondary County: Cameron
Area Code337
Current Population:3948
Racial Majority: 86.07%
Public School Racial Majority:White 84.9%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$30911
Average Adjusted Gross Income$57920
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time47.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range0 - 10 ft.
Area100 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.08532300, -92.78056700

Zip Code 70549 Description

Zip Code 70549 is located in the state of Louisiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 70549 is primarily located in Jefferson Davis County. Portions of 70549 are also located in Cameron County. The official US Postal Service name for 70549 is LAKE ARTHUR, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70549 are contained within or border the city limits of Lake Arthur, LA, . The area code for zip code 70549 is 337. 70549 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70549 is 4.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.8% 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 70549 decreased to 3948 from 4269 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70549 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70549 public schools is White. 58.2% of students in 70549 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3584 86.07% 3469 +3%
 Black Or African American 444 10.66% 351 +26%
 Hispanic 58 1.39% 67 -13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 6 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 54 1.87% 54 +44%

Zip Code 70549 Race/Ethnicity

 White 84.9%
 Black Or African American 10.3%
 Hispanic 0.3%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 4.2%

Zip Code 70549 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population39484269
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households1559
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
58.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$30911
Income Under $50K Per Year71.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.60%
70549 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$169125
Average Real Estate Sale Price$58000
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.4%
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 70549 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)41445157667273736858494358
Avg Max Temp (°F)59637077848991918880706277
Avg Precip (In.)6.194.064.394.075.745.365.654.935.734.235.075.2460.66
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Jennings, LA
CBSA Type70549
CBSA Population31375
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours