ZIP Code 70559 - Morse Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameMorse
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Acadia
Area Code337
Current Population:2943
Racial Majority:White 94.93%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94.9%
Unemployment Rate:3.0%
Median Household Income$29621
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47760
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time47.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range3 - 13 ft.
Area89 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.13048500, -92.50885300

Map of ZIP Code 70559 Border

Zip Code 70559 Description

Zip Code 70559 is located in the state of Louisiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 70559 is primarily located in Acadia County. The official US Postal Service name for 70559 is MORSE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70559 are contained within or border the city limits of Mermentau, LA, Morse, LA, and Estherwood, LA. The area code for zip code 70559 is 337. 70559 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70559 is 3.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70559 increased to 2943 from 2207 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70559 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 70559 public schools is White. 53.8% of students in 70559 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2436 94.93% 2823 -14%
 Black Or African American 101 3.94% 56 +80%
 Hispanic 9 0.35% 33 -73%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.08% 4 -50%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 25 0.7% 25 -28%

Zip Code 70559 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94.9%
 Black Or African American 4.1%
 Hispanic 0%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1%

Zip Code 70559 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population29432207
Male Population50.50%
Female Population49.50%
Total Households1064
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
53.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$29621
Income Under $50K Per Year73.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year20.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.40%
70559 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$71000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$91058
Current Unemployment Level 3.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.4%
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 70559 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)40435057657173726857494357
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647177848991918880706277
Avg Precip (In.)6.224.174.394.125.795.285.624.975.664.25.025.2460.7
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Crowley, LA
CBSA Type70559
CBSA Population60988
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours