Zip Code 70668 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameVinton
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Calcasieu
Area Code337
Current Population:6424
Racial Majority: 80.04%
Public School Racial Majority:White 72.3%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$35101
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50520
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time24.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range3 - 26 ft.
Area171 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.17349200, -93.60497600

Zip Code 70668 Description

Zip Code 70668 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Lake Charles metro area. Zip code 70668 is primarily located in Calcasieu County. The official US Postal Service name for 70668 is VINTON, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70668 are contained within or border the city limits of Vinton, LA, Orange, TX, . Zip code 70668 is within area code 337 and area code 409. 70668 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70668 is 5.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70668 decreased to 6424 from 6469 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70668 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70668 public schools is White. 68% of students in 70668 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 5434 80.04% 5237 +4%
 Black Or African American 929 13.68% 809 +15%
 Hispanic 375 5.52% 188 +99%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 33 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 20 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 6 -100%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 126 0.75% 126 -60%

Zip Code 70668 Race/Ethnicity

 White 72.3%
 Black Or African American 17.9%
 Hispanic 6.1%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.9%

Zip Code 70668 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population64246469
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households2490
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
68%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$35101
Income Under $50K Per Year67.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.90%
70668 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
Louisiana District 36
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$151964
Average Real Estate Sale Price$65000
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago12.7%
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 70668 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)40434956647072726757484257
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647177848991928880706377
Avg Precip (In.)5.873.774.034.025.776.395.144.955.814.424.795.4860.45
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lake Charles, LA
CBSA Type70668
CBSA Population194964
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours