Zip Code 70809 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBaton Rouge
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: East Baton Rouge
Area Code225
Current Population:25050
Racial Majority: 76.96%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 75.1%
Unemployment Rate:7.9%
Median Household Income$49322
Average Adjusted Gross Income$115860
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time20.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range23 - 46 ft.
Area15 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.39245900, -91.06784300

Zip Code 70809 Description

Zip Code 70809 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Baton Rouge metro area. Zip code 70809 is primarily located in East Baton Rouge County. The official US Postal Service name for 70809 is BATON ROUGE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70809 are contained within or border the city limits of Baton Rouge, LA, Inniswold, LA, Westminster, LA, Village St. George, LA, and Oak Hills Place, LA. The area code for zip code 70809 is 225. 70809 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70809 is 7.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70809 increased to 25050 from 19397 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70809 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70809 public schools is Black. 88% of students in 70809 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 18385 76.96% 18559 -1%
 Black Or African American 3497 14.64% 4043 -14%
 Hispanic 545 2.28% 1063 -49%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 51 0.21% 53 -4%
 Asian 1037 4.34% 978 +6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 8 -100%
 Other Race 50 0% 50 -100%
 Two Or More Races 296 1.56% 296 +26%

Zip Code 70809 Race/Ethnicity

 White 10.2%
 Black Or African American 75.1%
 Hispanic 11%
 Asian 1.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.7%
 Two or More Races 1%

Zip Code 70809 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2505019397
Male Population46.60%
Female Population53.40%
Total Households11678
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$49322
Income Under $50K Per Year50.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year20.60%
70809 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 6Garret GravesRepublican
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70809 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
66Rick EdmondsRepublican
68Steven McKnightRepublican
69Paula DavisRepublican
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70809 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
16Franklin FoilRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$357103
Average Real Estate Sale Price$303207
Current Unemployment Level 7.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.2%
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 DatesNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 1 - 10

Zip Code 70809 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)40434955647072726756484256
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647178849091918880706378
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Baton Rouge, LA
CBSA Type70809
CBSA Population789682
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours
Mid City South