ZIP Code 70570 - Opelousas Louisiana

ZIP Code 70570 is located in Opelousas Louisiana. Portions of 70570 are also in Lawtell and Grand Coteau and Washington. 70570 is entirely within Saint Landry Parish. Regionally, it is located in the LaFayette Area.

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ZIP Code 70570 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameOpelousas
Primary CountySaint Landry Parish
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)38,498
Area Code(s)337
Current Time

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70570 Demographics

70570 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Louisiana based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 70570 is African American. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 70570 is African American. The current unemployment level in 70570 is 6.8%.

Population Growth Rate-2.42%
Population Density209 People per Square Mile
Total Households14,472
Percentage High Income Households1.0%
Median Household Income (2021)$42,391
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$429,170
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)6.8%
Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 57.75%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 81.84%

70570 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American560.15%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander1750.46%

70570 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American100.22%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

70570 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College9634.97%
Bachelor Degree2,61413.5%
High School Diploma9,25147.77%
No High School Diploma3731.93%
GED or Alternate1,1896.14%
1 or More Years of College2,75014.2%
Associates Degree1,1595.99%
Masters Degree7984.12%
Professional Degree2301.19%
Doctorate Degree370.19%

70570 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 70570
RegionLaFayette Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaOpelousas, LA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area184 Square Miles

70570 Politics

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Louisiana State Senate Districts in 70570
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70570 Schools

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70570 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Average First Frost DateNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateFebruary 21 - 28
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion34j - Lafayette Loess Plains

70570 Annual Climate Data

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

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