ZIP Code 70586 - Ville Platte Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameVille Platte
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Evangeline
Secondary County: Saint Landry
Area Code337
Current Population:20313
Racial Majority:White 64.84%
Public School Racial Majority:White 56.8%
Unemployment Rate:3.8%
Median Household Income$22667
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51100
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time32.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range39 - 118 ft.
Area333 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.75946000, -92.35677400

Zip Code 70586 Profile

ZIP Code 70586 is located in the state of Louisiana in the LaFayette metro area. ZIP code 70586 is primarily located in Evangeline County. Portions of 70586 are also located in Saint Landry County. The official US Postal Service name for 70586 is VILLE PLATTE, Louisiana. Portions of ZIP code 70586 are contained within or border the city limits of Ville Platte, LA, Turkey Creek, LA, Pine Prairie, LA, and Chataignier, LA. ZIP code 70586 is within area code 337 and area code 318. 70586 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70586 is 3.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70586 decreased to 20313 from 21422 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70586 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 70586 public schools is White. 78.5% of students in 70586 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 12836 64.84% 13186 -3%
 Black Or African American 6562 33.15% 6604 -1%
 Hispanic 268 1.35% 226 +19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 38 0.19% 60 -37%
 Asian 2 0.01% 73 -97%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 13 0% 13 -100%
 Two Or More Races 149 0.45% 149 -40%

Zip Code 70586 Race/Ethnicity

 White 56.8%
 Black Or African American 40.6%
 Hispanic 0.4%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 1.7%

Zip Code 70586 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2031321422
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households7908
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$22667
Income Under $50K Per Year76.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year18.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.40%
70586 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 4Mike JohnsonRepublican
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70586 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
38Rhonda ButlerRepublican
40Dustin MillerDemocrat
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70586 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
28Heather CloudRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$136333
Average Real Estate Sale Price$162000
Current Unemployment Level 3.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.3%
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 DatesMarch 1 - 10

Zip Code 70586 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)39424955647072716755474156
Avg Max Temp (°F)59647178849092928880706278
Avg Precip (In.)6.454.665.34.895.945.224.964.444.774.45.425.8762.31
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours