Zip Code 70737 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGonzales
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Ascension
Area Code225
Current Population:38643
Racial Majority: 68.96%
Public School Racial Majority:White 44%
Unemployment Rate:4.2%
Median Household Income$48856
Average Adjusted Gross Income$69750
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time25.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range3 - 16 ft.
Area48 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.23100800, -90.92065000

Zip Code 70737 Description

Zip Code 70737 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Baton Rouge metro area. Zip code 70737 is primarily located in Ascension County. The official US Postal Service name for 70737 is GONZALES, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70737 are contained within or border the city limits of Gonzales, LA, Sorrento, LA, . The area code for zip code 70737 is 225. 70737 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70737 is 4.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% 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 70737 increased to 38643 from 28474 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70737 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70737 public schools is White. 64.3% of students in 70737 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 28054 68.96% 26865 +4%
 Black Or African American 9242 22.72% 8391 +10%
 Hispanic 2205 5.42% 2484 -11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.02% 106 -91%
 Asian 595 1.46% 258 +131%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 24 -100%
 Other Race 60 0.11% 60 -28%
 Two Or More Races 455 1.3% 455 +16%

Zip Code 70737 Race/Ethnicity

 White 44%
 Black Or African American 41.3%
 Hispanic 11.6%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 70737 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3864328474
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households14139
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
64.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$48856
Income Under $50K Per Year51.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.40%
70737 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 6Garret GravesRepublican
Louisiana District 2Cedric RichmondDemocrat
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70737 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
58Ken BrassDemocrat
59Tony BacalaRepublican
81Clay SchexnayderRepublican
88Kathy EdmonstonRepublican
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70737 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
2Ed PriceDemocrat
18Eddie J. LambertRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$209616
Average Real Estate Sale Price$995667
Current Unemployment Level 4.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 74d - Baton Rouge Terrace
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 70737 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)41435056647073726857494357
Avg Max Temp (°F)61657178859091918880716478
Avg Precip (In.)6.035.075.375.195.065.686.275.785.13.614.865.1963.21
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Baton Rouge, LA
CBSA Type70737
CBSA Population789682
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours