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70570 zip code Opelousas
Zip Code: 70570
State: Louisiana
Population: 43336
Housing Units: 17500
Land Area: 166.3 square miles
430.8 square kilometers
Water Area: .1 square miles
.2 square kilometers
City Name: Opelousas
Post Office Name: Opelousas
County: St. Landry
Area Code: 337
Timezone: CST
Latitude: +30.529765
Longitude: -092.009830
State Zip Codes: Louisiana Zip Codes


70570 Overview 70570 Demographic 70570 Economic 70570 Housing 70570 Social
General Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Total population 43,336 100.0 100%
  Male 20,421 47.1 49.1%
  Female 22,915 52.9 50.9%
Median Age 34.0 (X) 35.3
Under 5 years 3,438 7.9 6.8%
18 years and over 30,324 70.0 74.3%
65 years and over 5,759 13.3 12.4%
One race 43,011 99.3 97.6%
  White 18,205 42.0 75.1%
  Black or African American 24,480 56.5 12.3%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 53 0.1 0.9%
  Asian 119 0.3 3.6%
  Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0 0.1%
  Some other race 145 0.3 5.5%
  Two or more races 325 0.7 2.4%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 343 0.8 12.5%
Average Household Size 2.67 (X) 2.59
Average family size 3.25 (X) 3.14
Total housing units 17,500 100.0 100.0%
  Occupied housing units 15,881 90.7 91.0%
    Owner-occupied housing units 10,599 66.7 66.2%
    Renter-occupied housing units 5,282 33.3 33.8%
  Vacant housing units 1,619 9.3 9.0%
       
Social Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Population 25 years and over 26,049 100.0  
  High school graduate or higher 16,097 61.8 80.4%
  Bachelor's degree or higher 3,050 11.7 24.4%
Civilian veterans 3,033 10.1 12.7%
Disability status (population 21 to 64 years) 6,054 27.2 19.2%
Foreign born 193 0.4 11.1%
Now married (population 15 years and over) 15,611 48.1 54.4%
Speak a language other than English at home (5 years and over) 5,784 14.6 17.9%
       
Economic Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
In labor force (population 16 years and over) 15,845 50.0 63.9%
Mean travel time to work in minutes (population 16 years and older) 25.9 (X) 25.5
Median household income (dollars) 20,977 (X) 41,994
Median family income (dollars) 27,347 (X) 50,046
Per capita income (dollars) 11,773 (X) 21,587
  Families below poverty level 3,164 28.2 9.2%
  Individuals below poverty level 13,938 33.1 12.4%
       
Housing Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Single-family owner-occupied homes 8,042 100.0  
Median value (dollars) 59,500 (X) 119,600
Median of selected monthly owner costs (X) (X)  
  With a Mortgage 623 (X) 1,088
  Not mortgaged 199 (X) 295

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