Zip Code 70817 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBaton Rouge
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: East Baton Rouge
Area Code225
Current Population:31192
Racial Majority: 79.34%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 58.5%
Unemployment Rate:9.6%
Median Household Income$75169
Average Adjusted Gross Income$81180
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time26.1 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range13 - 30 ft.
Area26 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.37800026, -90.97190094

Zip Code 70817 Description

Zip Code 70817 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Baton Rouge metro area. Zip code 70817 is primarily located in East Baton Rouge County. The official US Postal Service name for 70817 is BATON ROUGE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70817 are contained within or border the city limits of Shenandoah, LA, Old Jefferson, LA, and Baton Rouge, LA. The area code for zip code 70817 is 225. 70817 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70817 is 9.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 9.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 8.4%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70817 increased to 31192 from 27158 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70817 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70817 public schools is Black. 69.7% of students in 70817 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 25740 79.34% 24831 +4%
 Black Or African American 4739 14.61% 3760 +26%
 Hispanic 728 2.24% 1105 -34%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.05% 91 -84%
 Asian 953 2.94% 936 +2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.03% 21 -57%
 Other Race 61 0% 61 -100%
 Two Or More Races 387 0.79% 387 -34%

Zip Code 70817 Race/Ethnicity

 White 28.9%
 Black Or African American 58.5%
 Hispanic 7.8%
 Asian 3.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 70817 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3119227158
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households12073
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$75169
Income Under $50K Per Year28.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year32.10%
70817 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 6Garret GravesRepublican
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70817 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
66Rick EdmondsRepublican
69Paula DavisRepublican
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70817 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
6Bodi WhiteRepublican
16Franklin FoilRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$229811
Average Real Estate Sale Price$205194
Current Unemployment Level 9.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.1%
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 DatesNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 1 - 10

Zip Code 70817 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)40435056647072726857484257
Avg Max Temp (°F)61647178849091918880716378
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Baton Rouge, LA
CBSA Type70817
CBSA Population789682
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours