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70501 Zip Code (Lafayette, LA) Detailed Profile




City: Lafayette, LA (58.48%)
County: Lafayette Parish, LA
Estimated zip code population in 2021: 28,127
Zip code population in 2010: 31,358
Zip code population in 2000: 30,604

Houses and condos: 12,962
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,167
% of renters here:

55%
State:

33%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 70501: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 15.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,801 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 70501
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2021:
This zip code:

0.2% ($258)
Louisiana:

0.6% ($1,065)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $404 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $211 (0.2%)

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Males: 13,416  (47.7%)
Females: 14,710  (52.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 70501:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 70501:

  • Never married: 52.3%
  • Now married: 27.9%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

Zip code 70501 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 70501 (2021)
    • 20,54573.0%Black
    • 6,14321.8%White
    • 7372.6%Two or more races
    • 6042.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 780.3%Asian
    • 180.06%American Indian
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Urban population: 27,859
Rural population: 267

Estimated median house/condo value in 2021: $119,041
70501:

$119,041
Louisiana:

$192,800



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 95 registered sex offenders living in 70501 zip code as of March 02, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 70501 is 334 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.9 years
Louisiana median age:

38.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 70501, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $30,637 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$30,637
State:

$60,757

Salary/wage: $26,410 (reported on 85.6% of returns)
Here:

$26,410
State:

$50,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1222.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3516.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6673.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10898.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18508.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 43650.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,094 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,094
Louisiana:

$1,576
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 30.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 89.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 281.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 746.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,154 (reported on 5.1% of returns)
Here:

$4,154
State:

$7,743
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 7.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 102.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 420.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3083.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$8,943 (reported on 5.1% of returns)
Here:

+$8,943
State:

+$16,917
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 49.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 196.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 721.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11580.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,847 (reported on 19.6% of returns)
Here:

+$3,847
State:

+$7,679
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.9% for AGIs below $25k, 4.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 46.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 316.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1048.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6370.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,969 (reported on 3.4% of returns)
70501:

$13,969
Louisiana:

$20,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.3% for AGIs below $25k, 35.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 182.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 496.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1111.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $31,130 (reported on 3.7% of returns)
Here:

$31,130
State:

$36,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 23.2% for AGIs below $25k, 173.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 409.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 889.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1083.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5726.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $7,665 (reported on 2.7% of returns)
Here:

$7,665
State:

$13,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 22.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 111.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 251.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2550.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,019 (reported on 3.4% of returns)
70501:

$4,019
State:

$6,643
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 16.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 43.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 103.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 196.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 940.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,823 (reported on 44.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,823
State:

$2,671
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 210.7% for AGIs below $25k, 119.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 93.1%
Here:

93%
State:

92%
(% for various income ranges: 93.5% for AGIs below $25k, 93.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 91.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 88.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 70501, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $30,173 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$30,173
State:

$56,730

Salary/wage: $26,770 (reported on 89.5% of returns)
Here:

$26,770
State:

$45,545
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 86.9% for AGIs below $25k, 88.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 42.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $884 (reported on 12.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$884
Louisiana:

$1,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,632 (reported on 5.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,632
State:

$7,610
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$12,989 (reported on 4.3% of returns)
Here:

+$12,989
State:

+$17,096
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 16.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,257 (reported on 20.1% of returns)
Here:

+$4,257
State:

+$12,088
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,359 (reported on 3.7% of returns)
70501:

$11,359
Louisiana:

$16,085
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,912 (26% of AGI, reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

$19,912
State:

$23,585

Here:

25.7% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $25k, 9.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,802 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,802
State:

$5,533
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $3,529 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
70501:

$3,529
State:

$6,282
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,818 (reported on 45.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,818
State:

$2,633
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 57.5%
Here:

57%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 56.3% for AGIs below $25k, 56.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 88.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 70501, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $24,246 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$24,246
State:

$39,411

Salary/wage: $21,663 (reported on 90.2% of returns)
Here:

$21,663
State:

$34,434
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 93.6% for AGIs below $10k, 88.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 54.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,132 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,132
Louisiana:

$1,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,126 (reported on 7.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,126
State:

$3,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,103 (reported on 5.7% of returns)
Here:

+$6,103
State:

+$8,531
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.3% for AGIs below $10k, -0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,783 (reported on 12.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,783
State:

+$9,128
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,634 (reported on 1.1% of returns)
70501:

$2,634
Louisiana:

$3,055
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $15,100 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
Here:

$15,100
Louisiana:

$17,274

Total itemized deductions: $16,213 (24% of AGI, reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

$16,213
State:

$18,222

Here:

24.4% of AGI
State:

20.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,641 (5% of AGI, reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,641
State:

$4,190

Here:

5.0% of AGI
State:

4.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,828 (reported on 52.2% of returns)
70501:

$3,828
State:

$6,529
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,168 (reported on 46.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,168
State:

$2,103

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.3%
Here:

64%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 61.6% for AGIs below $10k, 68.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 59.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 65.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2021:
This zip code:

$28,350
Louisiana:

$52,087
Lafayette, LA (70501) map Nearest zip codes: 70507, 70508, 70520, 70503, 70506, 70518.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

36.3%
Louisiana:

45.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

10.3%
Louisiana:

42.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,108
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,498


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 195 (16 now married, 174 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 6,876 (1,301 now married, 5,607 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 70501 with a mortgage: 2,548 (144 second mortgage, 26 home equity loan, 81 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,051
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $320

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

36.4%
Whole state:

19.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

18.6%
Whole state:

10.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 70501: Acadiana Campsite (A), Jay and Lionel Hebert Municipal Golf Course (B), Louisiana State University AgCenter Lafayette Parish Office (C), Oakbourne Country Club (D), Oceans Behavioral Hospital of Lafayette (E), Lafayette Natural History Museum and Historical Society (F), Children's Museum of Acadiana (G), Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist Museum (H), Alexandre Mouton House and Lafayette Museum (I), Community Rehabilitation Hospital of Lafayette (J), Lafayette Parish Library Chenier Center Branch (K), Lafayette Parish Library Butler Memorial Branch (L), Saint Marys Orphanage (M), Lafayette Parish Health Unit Lafayette Office (N), Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office (O), Lafayette Fire Department Station 1 (P), Martin Luther King Multipurpose Center (Q), Lafayette Public Library (R), Lafayette Parish Courthouse (S), Lafayette Art Association Gallery (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Four Corners Shopping Center (1), Galeries Lafayette Shopping Center (2), Northgate Mall Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 70501 include: Mount Calvary Church Charismatic Believers (A), Living Glory Ministries (B), Little Refuge Church of Our Lord (C), First United Full Gospel Church (D), Immanuel United Methodist Church (E), Greater Grace World Outreach (F), First Christian Church (G), Church of Christ (H), Covenant Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Jewish Cemetery (1), Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (2), Saint Johns Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Francois Coulee (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 70501 include: City Park (1), Donlon Park (2), Dorsey Park (3), F E 'Pa' Davis Park (4), Henry Heymann Park (5), J W James Park (6), Lil Woods Park (7), Mouton Monument (8), Mouton Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attractions (not listed on the city page) : Bon Temps Amusements Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1026 Surrey Street), Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission (1400 Northwest Evangeline Trwy), Professional Gaming Technology Inc (1026 Surrey Street), Festival International de Louisiane (Tours & Charters; 735 Jefferson Street).

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02020 or later
  • 9372010 to 2019
  • 5912000 to 2009
  • 7651990 to 1999
  • 1,5001980 to 1989
  • 2,5311970 to 1979
  • 3,0481960 to 1969
  • 1,7351950 to 1959
  • 9461940 to 1949
  • 7371939 or earlier

Zip code 70501 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lafayette, LA (70501)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lafayette, LA (70501)
  • 11no bedroom
  • 1561 bedroom
  • 9642 bedrooms
  • 3,3833 bedrooms
  • 4804 bedrooms
  • 925+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lafayette, LA (70501)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lafayette, LA (70501)
  • 260no bedroom
  • 1,4141 bedroom
  • 2,0512 bedrooms
  • 2,0003 bedrooms
  • 3844 bedrooms
  • 415+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lafayette, LA (70501) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lafayette, LA (70501) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 374no vehicle
  • 2,0621 vehicle
  • 2,0792 vehicles
  • 4543 vehicles
  • 884 vehicles
  • 865+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lafayette, LA (70501) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lafayette, LA (70501) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,748no vehicle
  • 3,1051 vehicle
  • 1,1282 vehicles
  • 1483 vehicles
  • 154 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 70501 household income distribution in 2021

  • Zip code 70501 household income distribution in 2021
  • 2,108Less than $10,000
  • 1,553$10,000 to $14,999
  • 956$15,000 to $19,999
  • 572$20,000 to $24,999
  • 872$25,000 to $29,999
  • 511$30,000 to $34,999
  • 490$35,000 to $39,999
  • 707$40,000 to $44,999
  • 325$45,000 to $49,999
  • 853$50,000 to $59,999
  • 717$60,000 to $74,999
  • 859$75,000 to $99,999
  • 416$100,000 to $124,999
  • 81$125,000 to $149,999
  • 188$150,000 to $199,999
  • 145$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 70501

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 70501
  • 133Less than $10,000
  • 57$10,000 to $14,999
  • 96$15,000 to $19,999
  • 22$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3$25,000 to $29,999
  • 41$30,000 to $34,999
  • 84$35,000 to $39,999
  • 373$40,000 to $49,999
  • 142$50,000 to $59,999
  • 271$60,000 to $69,999
  • 187$70,000 to $79,999
  • 500$80,000 to $89,999
  • 157$90,000 to $99,999
  • 484$100,000 to $124,999
  • 396$125,000 to $149,999
  • 376$150,000 to $174,999
  • 238$175,000 to $199,999
  • 242$200,000 to $249,999
  • 218$250,000 to $299,999
  • 252$300,000 to $399,999
  • 72$400,000 to $499,999
  • 10$500,000 to $749,999
  • 6$750,000 to $999,999
  • 33$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 70501

  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 70501
  • 84Less than $100
  • 500$100 to $149
  • 22$150 to $199
  • 243$200 to $249
  • 86$250 to $299
  • 125$300 to $349
  • 76$350 to $399
  • 212$400 to $449
  • 299$450 to $499
  • 363$500 to $549
  • 236$550 to $599
  • 457$600 to $649
  • 568$650 to $699
  • 595$700 to $749
  • 482$750 to $799
  • 595$800 to $899
  • 186$900 to $999
  • 98$1,000 to $1,249
  • 80$1,250 to $1,499
  • 7$1,500 to $1,999
  • 533No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2021: $862.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2021: $160,603.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2021 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $142,679
  • Black or African American householders: $106,165
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $58,042
  • Asian householders: $146,056
  • Some other race householders: $94,979
  • Two or more races householders: $152,388
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $164,208

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $119,041
70501:

$119,041
Louisiana:

$192,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,082 - $186,716

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $323,957
Here:

$323,957
State:

$248,872

Townhouses or other attached units: $147,254
Here:

$147,254
State:

$234,815

In 2-unit structures: $245,856
Here:

$245,856
State:

$397,295

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,697
Here:

$141,697
State:

$238,209

Mobile homes: $70,282
Here:

$70,282
State:

$82,669
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 70501
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,403
  • One, attached: 151
  • Two: 676
  • 3 or 4: 768
  • 5 to 9: 709
  • 10 to 19: 205
  • 20 to 49: 483
  • 50 or more: 202
  • Mobile homes: 271
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 55

Unemployment: 14.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 70501

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 70501
  • 74.1%7,412Drove a car alone
  • 5.7%568Carpooled
  • 1.6%163Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.6%59Taxi
  • 1.6%156Bicycle
  • 4.4%443Walked
  • 0.6%60Other means
  • 5.9%591Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 70501

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 70501
  • 234Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,2225 to 9 minutes
  • 1,66710 to 14 minutes
  • 1,70715 to 19 minutes
  • 1,52320 to 24 minutes
  • 28325 to 29 minutes
  • 1,24630 to 34 minutes
  • 8835 to 39 minutes
  • 4440 to 44 minutes
  • 20945 to 59 minutes
  • 42060 to 89 minutes
  • 16290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 95.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,127
  • Male householders: 4,496 (2,156 living alone), Female householders: 6,899 (2,139 living alone)
  • 2,639 spouses (2,599 opposite-sex spouses), 1,020 unmarried partners, (1,000 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 8,254 children (7,794 natural, 215 adopted, 245 stepchildren), 1,319 grandchildren, 306 brothers or sisters, 345 parents, 0 foster children, 615 other relatives, 443 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,854 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,978 2-persons, 1,621 3-persons, 520 4-persons, 359 5-persons, 326 6-persons, 267 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 4,294 1-person, 992 2-persons, 39 3-persons, 10 4-persons

1,276 married couples with children.
3,270 single-parent households (282 men, 2,988 women).

95.3% of residents of 70501 zip code speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% very well, 4% well, 29% not well, 24% not at all).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% very well, 7% well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (20% very well, 2% well, 78% not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 472 (1.7%)
(28.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.7%
Whole state:

4.3%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 34%Honduras
  • 11%Lebanon
  • 6%Guatemala
  • 6%Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia)
  • 5%Liberia
  • 4%St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • 4%Japan
Most common first ancestries reported in 70501
  • 7%American
  • 4%English
  • 3%French
  • 3%Irish
  • 2%French Canadian
  • 1%Cajun
  • 1%African
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3132010 or later
  • 682000 to 2009
  • 641990 to 1999
  • 128Before 1990

Zip code 70501 topographic map

There are 102 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 70501.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • NORTH WATER TREATMENT PLANT (200 NORTH BUCHANNAN ST in LAFAYETTE, LA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1996-0173, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: LAFAYETTE CONS GOVT (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CITY OF LAFAYETTE, CITY OF LAFAYETTE EAST WASTE WATER TREATMENT FACILITY, CITY OF LAFAYETTE EAST WWTP, CITY OF LAFAYETTE/SLUDGE PITS, LAFAYETTE CITY OF (EAST PLANT), LAFAYETTE CONSOLIDA EAST WWTP
  • MOORE PETROLEUM INC (547 N PIERCE ST in LAFAYETTE, LA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2002-4405, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    TRANSPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    USED OIL PROGRAM (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: PETROLEUM AND PETROLEUM PRODUCTS WHOLESALERS, EXCEPT BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS
  • HOLIDAY GARDENS WATER SYS (205 W VERMILLION in LAFAYETTE, LA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2002-1204, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY; SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: HOLIDAY UTILITIES, INC., HOLIDAY UTILITIES,-HOLIDAY MO
  • ALICE N. BOUCHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (400 PATTERSON STREET in LAFAYETTE, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-028004
    Organizations: LAFAYETTE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • N. P. MOSS MIDDLE SCHOOL (805 TEURLINGS DRIVE in LAFAYETTE, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-028025
    Organizations: LAFAYETTE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • NORTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL (301 DUNAND STREET in LAFAYETTE, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-028027
    Organizations: LAFAYETTE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • PAUL BREAUX MIDDLE SCHOOL (1400 SOUTH ORANGE STREET in LAFAYETTE, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-028005
    Organizations: LAFAYETTE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • N. P. MOSS ANNEX (801 MUDD AVENUE in LAFAYETTE, LA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-028050
    Organizations: LAFAYETTE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • OLE FASHION THINGS AND CUSTOM (402 SOUTH WEST ENVANGELINE THRUWAY in LAFAYETTE, LA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: JERRY LESLIE (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: OLD FASHION THINGS
  • GROSSIE'S AUTOMOTIVE (503 MUDD AVENUE in LAFAYETTE, LA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
    Organizations: GROSSIE ROBERT (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: GROSSIES AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR
  • AUTOMOTIVE SPECIALISTS (216 CARMEL DR in LAFAYETTE, LA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    USED OIL PROGRAM (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
    Organizations: DARRYL GOBERT (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , LEROY CHIASSON (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AWNING SUPPLY CO INC (1114 CAMERON ST in LAFAYETTE, LA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: DRAPERY HARDWARE AND WINDOW BLINDS AND SHADES
    Organizations: AWNING & SUPPLY CO INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AWNING & SUPPLY CO INC, GREG DUGAN
  • A ABAL TRANSMISSION (20161 NE EVANGELINE THRUWAY in LAFAYETTE, LA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: DALE MARTIN (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 70501 marital status for males
Zip code 70501 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 58.8%Electricity
  • 40.7%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 31,717.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 25,131
  • Northeast: 162
  • Midwest: 266
  • South: 1,617
  • West: 282

59% of the 70501 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Louisiana.

89% of the 70501 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Lafayette, LA (70501)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 444
Here:

16.4%
Louisiana:

19.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 62
Here:

3.9%
Louisiana:

17.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 152
Here:

7.9%
Louisiana:

18.2%
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Class of Workers in 2021
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 99,468Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 55,613Legal occupations
  • 49,215Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 45,445Production occupations
  • 44,543Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 43,347Computer and mathematical occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (LAFAYETTE, LA):

  • ALS PEST CONTROL SERVICE INC (109 NORTHERN AVE; small business) : $565,752 in 32 contracts from 1999 to 2004
    Contracts for Insect and Rodent Control Services, Guard Services, Other Professional Services, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Miscellaneous, and more by Navy, Department of Veterans Affairs
    Signed by year: 2000: $97,506; 2001: $85,408; 2002: $186,404; 2003: $134,516; 2004: $1,768; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $95,000 with Navy for Insect and Rodent Control Services. Signed on 2002-09-27. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $92,806, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-29. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $63,333, same as above. Signed on 2002-02-01. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    $62,506 with Navy for Guard Services. Signed on 2000-08-03. Completion date: 2001-07-31.
  • FUSELIERS JANITORIAL SERVICES (502 12TH STREET; small business) : $177,396 in 16 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Custodial Janitorial Services by Geological Survey, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, Navy, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $53,000; 2001: $12,000; 2002: $5,220; 2003: $4,710; 2004: $21,768; 2005: $29,880; 2006: $21,818.

    Biggest contracts:
    $31,000 with Geological Survey for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2000-10-15. Completion date: 2000-04-15.
    $29,880 with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2005-10-14. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $24,000 with Geological Survey for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 1999-12-15. Completion date: 2000-04-15.
    $22,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-05-15. Completion date: 2000-04-15.
  • BULL, WILLIAM B (711 JOHNSTON ST; small business) : $112,426 in 53 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Professional Services, Real Property Appraisals Services (SIC 6531), Architect - Engineer Services (including landscaping, interior layout, and designing), Land Surveys, Cadastral Services (non-construction) by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $1,736; 2002: $76; 2003: $13,712; 2004: $32,219; 2005: $35,985; 2006: $28,698.

    Biggest contracts:
    $18,750 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2002-11-26. Completion date: 2004-04-02.
    $13,185 with Army for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2005-12-29. Completion date: 2006-01-21.
    $10,450 with Army for Real Property Appraisals Services (SIC 6531). Signed on 2006-05-18. Completion date: 2006-06-19.
    $10,255 with Army for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2006-03-09. Completion date: 2006-04-01.
  • BENNY PREJEAN SERVICE INC (219 STAMP STREET; small business)
    $9,708 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Heating and Cooling Plants. Signed on 2001-08-29. Completion date: 2001-10-15.
  • COMFORT INN HOTEL (1421 S E EVANGELINE THRWY) : $6,250 in 3 contracts in 2004
    $4,920 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2004-04-29. Completion date: 2004-05-08.
    $780, same as above. Signed on 2004-05-10. Completion date: 2004-05-08.
    $550, same as above. Signed on 2004-05-12. Completion date: 2004-05-08.
  • THE LEMOINE COMPANY INC (214 JEFFERSON STREET, SUIT) : -$19,897 in 2 contracts from 1999 to 2003
    $3,000 with Public Buildings Service for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 1999-10-15. Completion date: 1999-03-15.
    -$22,897 with Navy for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Airfield Structures. Signed on 2003-05-13. Completion date: 1996-01-26.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Offices of Lawyers (50-99 employees: 4 establishments, 20-49 employees: 8 establishments, 10-19 employees: 9 establishments, 5-9 employees: 21 establishments, 1-4 employees: 87 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 2, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 7, 10-19: 9, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 7, 10-19: 6, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 8)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (100-249: 1, 50-99: 3)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 2)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (20-49: 4, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 8, 1-4: 10)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 1,082 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 554 people in college/university student housing
  • 255 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 195 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 121 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 35 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 779 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 350 people in nursing homes
  • 323 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 79 people in halfway houses
  • 64 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 55 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 40 people in religious group quarters
  • 25 people in other group homes
  • 21 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 18 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED114$119,634100$98,054360$118,51289$20,68416$666,940151$83,89115$24,788
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$99,28914$42,80138$120,65110$25,3130$08$29,4597$76,030
APPLICATIONS DENIED70$107,00455$63,355290$104,422131$23,7280$034$50,70835$44,094
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN38$111,02629$115,08193$127,30410$40,0890$022$98,4150$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$108,05515$108,05337$120,75910$45,2080$05$134,1160$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$158,0099$180,8100$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$146,4140$02$116,070
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$95,0002$301,8600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$301,8600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 70501
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 70501 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 213. The highest number of fire incidents - 426 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 70501 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (37.4%), and Structure Fires (35.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 70501
    • 1,35437.4%Outside Fires
    • 1,29735.8%Structure Fires
    • 77621.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1965.4%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 70501, Louisiana

Most common first names in zip code 70501 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph38668.7 years
Mary26473.2 years
John23869.1 years
Marie14479.8 years
Paul12369.5 years
William10570.2 years
Charles9971.0 years
Louise9681.0 years
Robert9465.5 years
James9267.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 70501 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Broussard31373.0 years
Mouton17775.2 years
Leblanc16075.3 years
Guidry15574.2 years
Hebert15376.3 years
Landry14075.0 years
Breaux11271.6 years
Trahan10573.6 years
Martin10076.6 years
Williams9969.6 years
Businesses in zip code 70501
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La Quinta1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Lane Bryant1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture2
Albertsons1Marriott1
Ascend Collection1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
BMW1New Balance1
Baymont Inn1Nike5
Blockbuster1Office Depot1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Popeyes1
Church's Chicken1Quality1
Circle K2RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rue211
DHL1SONIC Drive-In1
DressBarn1Sephora1
Dressbarn1Starbucks1
Econo Lodge1Studio 61
FedEx5Subway4
Foot Locker1Super 81
GNC2T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell2
H&R Block1Target1
Home Depot1The Limited1
Honda1U-Haul3
Howard Johnson1UPS5
JCPenney1Waffle House2
Jimmy John's1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
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