Zip Code 70591 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWelsh
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Jefferson Davis
Area Code337
Current Population:5299
Racial Majority: 77.8%
Public School Racial Majority:White 74.7%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$31405
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56620
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time31.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range3 - 36 ft.
Area143 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.25367400, -92.83415800

Zip Code 70591 Description

Zip Code 70591 is located in the state of Louisiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 70591 is primarily located in Jefferson Davis County. The official US Postal Service name for 70591 is WELSH, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70591 are contained within or border the city limits of Welsh, LA, Fenton, LA, . The area code for zip code 70591 is 337. 70591 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70591 is 4.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70591 increased to 5299 from 5196 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70591 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70591 public schools is White. 56.8% of students in 70591 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4160 77.8% 4252 -2%
 Black Or African American 894 16.72% 844 +6%
 Hispanic 87 1.63% 78 +12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.36% 9 +111%
 Asian 0 0% 6 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 12 0.21% 12 -8%
 Two Or More Races 98 3.29% 98 +80%

Zip Code 70591 Race/Ethnicity

 White 74.7%
 Black Or African American 16.4%
 Hispanic 0.7%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 8.2%

Zip Code 70591 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population52995196
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households1959
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
56.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$31405
Income Under $50K Per Year70.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.20%
70591 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$152333
Average Real Estate Sale Price$82000
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.4%
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 70591 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)40435057657173726857494257
Avg Max Temp (°F)59647177848991928880706277
Avg Precip (In.)6.24.094.544.125.865.435.464.765.594.355.145.460.95
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Jennings, LA
CBSA Type70591
CBSA Population31375
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours