ZIP Code 70817 - Baton Rouge Louisiana

ZIP Code 70817 is located in Baton Rouge Louisiana. Portions of 70817 are also in Shenandoah and Old Jefferson. 70817 is entirely within East Baton Rouge Parish. Regionally, 70817 is located in the Baton Rouge Area.

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ZIP Code 70817 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameBaton Rouge
Primary CountyEast Baton Rouge Parish
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)33,478
Area Code(s)225
Current Time
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70817 Demographics

70817 can be classified socioeconomically as Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Louisiana based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 70817 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 70817 is African American. The current unemployment level in 70817 is 4.4%.

Population33,478
Population Growth Rate-1.06%
Population Density1,289 People per Square Mile
Total Households11,752
Percentage High Income Households7.8%
Median Household Income (2021)$97,015
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$423,000
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)4.4%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 71.99%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 52.50%

70817 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White24,05771.99%
Black7,01420.99%
Hispanic1,0143.03%
Asian1,2023.6%
Native American1320.39%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

70817 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White89925.25%
Black1,91253.69%
Hispanic56615.89%
Asian1684.72%
Native American70.2%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander90.25%

70817 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,2976.33%
Bachelor Degree6,88733.61%
High School Diploma4,02819.66%
No High School Diploma2171.06%
GED or Alternate3361.64%
1 or More Years of College4,07619.89%
Associates Degree8974.38%
Masters Degree2,16210.55%
Professional Degree3761.84%
Doctorate Degree2131.04%

70817 Geography

Coordinates30.37559128,-90.98065186
Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 70817
Neighborhoods in 70817
RegionBaton Rouge Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaBaton Rouge, LA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area26 Square Miles

70817 Politics

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70817 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Average First Frost DateNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateMarch 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion74d - Baton Rouge Terrace

70817 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)40435056647072726857484257
Avg Max Temp (°F)61647178849091918880716378
Avg Precip (In.)6.15.15.35.335.215.565.975.744.913.654.895.2463

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