Zip Code 70655 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOberlin
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Allen
Area Code337
Current Population:3002
Racial Majority: 73.09%
Public School Racial Majority:White 55.5%
Unemployment Rate:4.2%
Median Household Income$30346
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43820
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time28.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range39 - 102 ft.
Area157 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.62853800, -92.72548000

Zip Code 70655 Description

Zip Code 70655 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Lake Charles metro area. Zip code 70655 is primarily located in Allen County. The official US Postal Service name for 70655 is OBERLIN, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70655 are contained within or border the city limits of Oberlin, LA, . Zip code 70655 is within area code 337 and area code 318. 70655 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70655 is 4.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.3% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70655 decreased to 3002 from 3184 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70655 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70655 public schools is White. 65.9% of students in 70655 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2572 73.09% 1945 +32%
 Black Or African American 665 18.9% 889 -25%
 Hispanic 35 0.99% 46 -24%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 2.27% 22 +264%
 Asian 27 0.77% 28 -4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 4 0% 4 -100%
 Two Or More Races 68 3.98% 68 +106%

Zip Code 70655 Race/Ethnicity

 White 55.5%
 Black Or African American 37.5%
 Hispanic 1.5%
 Asian 1.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.6%
 Two or More Races 2.6%

Zip Code 70655 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population30023184
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households1174
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
65.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$30346
Income Under $50K Per Year72.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.00%
70655 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 4Mike JohnsonRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Louisiana Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$1246750
Average Real Estate Sale Price$124981
Current Unemployment Level 4.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.6%
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 DatesMarch 1 - 10

Zip Code 70655 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)40435056647072726757494257
Avg Max Temp (°F)59647279859093938880706278
Avg Precip (In.)6.684.585.44.726.6265.394.565.74.695.476.1465.94
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours