Zip Code 70570 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOpelousas
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Saint Landry
Area Code337
Current Population:38987
Racial Majority:African American 58.27%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 79.3%
Unemployment Rate:6.3%
Median Household Income$23562
Average Adjusted Gross Income$45960
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time24 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range20 - 69 ft.
Area189 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.53316500, -92.10449800

Zip Code 70570 Description

Zip Code 70570 is located in the state of Louisiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 70570 is primarily located in Saint Landry County. The official US Postal Service name for 70570 is OPELOUSAS, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70570 are contained within or border the city limits of Opelousas, LA, Leonville, LA, Grand Coteau, LA, Washington, LA, and Port Barre, LA. The area code for zip code 70570 is 337. 70570 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70570 is 6.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 9.0% 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 70570 decreased to 38987 from 43336 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70570 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 70570 public schools is Black. 83.9% of students in 70570 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 14480 37.91% 15104 -4%
 Black Or African American 22258 58.27% 22475 -1%
 Hispanic 551 1.44% 490 +12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 67 0.18% 128 -48%
 Asian 224 0.59% 196 +14%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 121 0.16% 121 -50%
 Two Or More Races 471 1.45% 471 +18%

Zip Code 70570 Race/Ethnicity

 White 18%
 Black Or African American 79.3%
 Hispanic 0.9%
 Asian 1.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 0.3%

Zip Code 70570 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3898743336
Male Population47.20%
Female Population52.80%
Total Households14702
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
83.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$23562
Income Under $50K Per Year77.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year17.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.20%
70570 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 4Mike JohnsonRepublican
Louisiana District 5Ralph AbrahamRepublican
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70570 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
38Rhonda ButlerRepublican
39Julie EmersonRepublican
40Dustin MillerDemocrat
41Phillip DeVillierRepublican
46Mike "Pete" HuvalRepublican
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70570 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
22Fred MillsRepublican
24Gerald BoudreauxDemocrat
26Bob HensgensRepublican
28Heather CloudRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$144555
Average Real Estate Sale Price$133221
Current Unemployment Level 6.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 34j - Lafayette Loess Plains
Average First Frost DatesNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 70570 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)40435056647072726756484257
Avg Max Temp (°F)61657278859092928881716478
Avg Precip (In.)6.374.554.944.975.825.685.64.624.844.375.245.4162.43
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Opelousas-Eunice, LA
CBSA Type70570
CBSA Population93358
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours