Zip Code 70589 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWashington
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Saint Landry
Secondary County: Evangeline
Area Code337
Current Population:3283
Racial Majority:African American 20.55%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 65.2%
Unemployment Rate:7.7%
Median Household Income$22802
Average Adjusted Gross Income$64230
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time29.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range20 - 59 ft.
Area138 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.69666700, -92.02954500

Zip Code 70589 Description

Zip Code 70589 is located in the state of Louisiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 70589 is primarily located in Saint Landry County. Portions of 70589 are also located in Evangeline County. The official US Postal Service name for 70589 is WASHINGTON, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70589 are contained within or border the city limits of Washington, LA, Palmetto, LA, . Zip code 70589 is within area code 337 and area code 318. 70589 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70589 is 7.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 9.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70589 decreased to 3283 from 3442 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70589 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 70589 public schools is Black. 86.2% of students in 70589 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2413 78.09% 2193 +10%
 Black Or African American 635 20.55% 993 -36%
 Hispanic 11 0.36% 49 -78%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 8 -100%
 Asian 1 0.03% 7 -86%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 33 0.97% 33 -9%

Zip Code 70589 Race/Ethnicity

 White 32.3%
 Black Or African American 65.2%
 Hispanic 1.7%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 0.6%

Zip Code 70589 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population32833442
Male Population49.00%
Female Population51.00%
Total Households1271
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
86.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$22802
Income Under $50K Per Year78.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year15.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.80%
70589 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 5Ralph AbrahamRepublican
Louisiana District 4Mike JohnsonRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Louisiana Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$126667
Average Real Estate Sale Price$95000
Current Unemployment Level 7.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.2%
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 70589 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)40435056647072726756484257
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647278859092928880706378
Avg Precip (In.)6.44.625.1355.85.425.284.564.754.35.285.662.13
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Opelousas-Eunice, LA
CBSA Type70589
CBSA Population93358
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours