Zip Code 70647 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameIowa
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Calcasieu
Secondary County: Jefferson Davis
Area Code337
Current Population:8703
Racial Majority: 73.55%
Public School Racial Majority:White 60.8%
Unemployment Rate:6.4%
Median Household Income$37474
Average Adjusted Gross Income$77370
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time27.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range3 - 26 ft.
Area169 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.23325800, -93.01102500

Zip Code 70647 Description

Zip Code 70647 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Lake Charles metro area. Zip code 70647 is primarily located in Calcasieu County. Portions of 70647 are also located in Jefferson Davis County. The official US Postal Service name for 70647 is IOWA, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70647 are contained within or border the city limits of Iowa, LA, . The area code for zip code 70647 is 337. 70647 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70647 is 6.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70647 increased to 8703 from 7255 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70647 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70647 public schools is White. 64.1% of students in 70647 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6430 73.55% 6823 -6%
 Black Or African American 1973 22.57% 1383 +43%
 Hispanic 69 0.79% 204 -66%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 57 -100%
 Asian 61 0.7% 21 +190%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 31 0.63% 31 +77%
 Two Or More Races 183 1.76% 183 -16%

Zip Code 70647 Race/Ethnicity

 White 60.8%
 Black Or African American 33.2%
 Hispanic 3.4%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 70647 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population87037255
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households3109
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
64.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$37474
Income Under $50K Per Year64.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.80%
70647 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$124292
Average Real Estate Sale Price$156833
Current Unemployment Level 6.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.6%
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 34a - Northern Humid Gulf Coastal Prairies
Average First Frost DatesNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 70647 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)40435057657173726857494257
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647177848991928880706377
Avg Precip (In.)6.023.944.353.995.895.645.324.765.584.3355.2860.11
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lake Charles, LA
CBSA Type70647
CBSA Population194964
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours