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70523 Zip Code (Charenton, LA) Detailed Profile




City: Charenton, LA (27.38%)
County: St. Mary Parish, LA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 729
Zip code population in 2010: 906
Zip code population in 2000: 769

Houses and condos: 389
Renter-occupied apartments: 71
% of renters here:

24%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 70523: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 4.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 162 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 70523
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.3% ($321)
Louisiana:

0.5% ($919)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $299 (0.2%)

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Males: 374  (51.4%)
Females: 354  (48.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 70523:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 70523:

  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

Zip code 70523 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 70523 (2019)
    • 35939.6%Black
    • 34438.0%White
    • 14716.2%American Indian
    • 364.0%Two or more races
    • 131.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 60.7%Some other race
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $120,748
70523:

$120,748
Louisiana:

$172,100



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 70523 zip code as of May 21, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 70523 is 211 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.0 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Louisiana:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 70523, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $27,689 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$27,689
State:

$39,411

Salary/wage: $27,042 (reported on 78.2% of returns)
Here:

$27,042
State:

$34,434
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 39.8% for AGIs below $10k, 79.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $838 (reported on 32.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$838
Louisiana:

$1,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $716 (reported on 10.6% of returns)
Here:

$716
State:

$3,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,915 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
Here:

+$3,915
State:

+$9,128
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $14,907 (21% of AGI, reported on 6.2% of returns)
Here:

$14,907
State:

$18,222

Here:

21.4% of AGI
State:

20.3% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,174 (2% of AGI, reported on 3.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,174
State:

$4,190

Here:

1.7% of AGI
State:

4.4% of AGI

Total tax: $3,360 (reported on 67.0% of returns)
70523:

$3,360
State:

$6,529
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,851 (reported on 29.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,851
State:

$2,103

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 71.2%
Here:

71%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 77.1% for AGIs below $10k, 65.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 67.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 65.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 87.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$74,046
Louisiana:

$51,073
Charenton, LA (70523) map Nearest zip codes: 70538, 70514, 70544, 70392, 70563, 70552.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

49.9%
Louisiana:

46.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.3%
Louisiana:

42.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 44
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 250


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 6 (6 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 181 (72 now married, 109 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 70523 with a mortgage: 85
Houses without a mortgage: 141

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $876
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $410

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

12.0%
Whole state:

19.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

6.7%
Whole state:

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

5.5
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.4
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  • Churches in zip code 70523 include: Little Pass Baptist Church (A), Immaculate Conception Church (B), Myette Point Church (C), Mount Pleasant Church (D), Godman Church (E), Saint Matthews Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 222014 or later
  • 92010 to 2013
  • 732000 to 2009
  • 751990 to 1999
  • 451980 to 1989
  • 811970 to 1979
  • 471960 to 1969
  • 121950 to 1959
  • 01940 to 1949
  • 261939 or earlier
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Charenton, LA (70523)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Charenton, LA (70523)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 562 bedrooms
  • 1593 bedrooms
  • 94 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charenton, LA (70523)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charenton, LA (70523)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 432 bedrooms
  • 283 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Charenton, LA (70523) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Charenton, LA (70523) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1no vehicle
  • 441 vehicle
  • 1052 vehicles
  • 743 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Charenton, LA (70523) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Charenton, LA (70523) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 671 vehicle
  • 42 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 70523 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 70523 household income distribution in 2019
  • 18Less than $10,000
  • 17$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$20,000 to $24,999
  • 19$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 24$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3$45,000 to $49,999
  • 14$50,000 to $59,999
  • 43$60,000 to $74,999
  • 51$75,000 to $99,999
  • 51$100,000 to $124,999
  • 15$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 70523

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 70523
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 17$40,000 to $49,999
  • 6$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4$60,000 to $69,999
  • 3$70,000 to $79,999
  • 25$80,000 to $89,999
  • 2$90,000 to $99,999
  • 39$100,000 to $124,999
  • 16$125,000 to $149,999
  • 10$175,000 to $199,999
  • 26$200,000 to $249,999
  • 23$300,000 to $399,999
  • 5$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 70523

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 70523
  • 1$500 to $549
  • 35$600 to $649
  • 1$650 to $699
  • 26No cash rent

Zip code 70523 topographic map

Median gross rent in 2019: $873.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $183,053
  • Black or African American householders: $132,822
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $123,887
  • Two or more races householders: $30,186

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $120,748
70523:

$120,748
Louisiana:

$172,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,560 - $203,149

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $168,400
Here:

$168,400
State:

$234,504

Mobile homes: $52,823
Here:

$52,823
State:

$69,208
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 70523
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 256
  • One, attached: 2
  • Mobile homes: 126

Unemployment: 0.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 70523

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 70523
  • 86.4%323Drove a car alone
  • 0.8%3Carpooled
  • 4.3%16Walked
  • 7.2%27Other means
  • 0.5%2Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 70523

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 70523
  • 97Less than 5 minutes
  • 375 to 9 minutes
  • 3110 to 14 minutes
  • 4215 to 19 minutes
  • 4320 to 24 minutes
  • 6125 to 29 minutes
  • 2130 to 34 minutes
  • 645 to 59 minutes
  • 1460 to 89 minutes
  • 1390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 61.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 729
  • Male householders: 161 (50 living alone), Female householders: 136 (32 living alone)
  • 139 spouses (137 opposite-sex spouses), 10 unmarried partners, (10 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 273 children (250 natural, 12 adopted, 10 stepchildren), 1 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 6 foster children, 0 other relatives, 3 non-relatives

Size of family households: 80 2-persons, 98 3-persons, 15 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 81 1-person, 8 2-persons, 3 3-persons

124 married couples with children.
61 single-parent households (3 men, 58 women).

96.6% of residents of 70523 zip code speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
1.5% of residents speak other language at home (33% very well, 56% well, 11% not well).

Foreign born population: 5 (0.7%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.7%
Whole state:

4.2%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 100%Malaysia
Most common first ancestries reported in 70523
  • 12%French
  • 2%American
  • 1%Cajun
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 4Before 1990

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Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • NW MYETTE POINT CF #1 (4 MI NE OF in CHARENTON, LA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: CRUDE PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS
    Alternative names: HUNT OIL/NW MYETTE, JERRY G GILLEY
  • MW PETROLEUM CORP - CHARENTON FIELD FACI (2 MI E OF in CHARENTON, LA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION
    Alternative names: MW PETRO/CHARENTON, PAUL MIRE
  • PLAINS MARKETING LP - CHARENTON STATION (0.5 MI NE OF in CHARENTON, LA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: CRUDE PETROLEUM PIPELINES
    Alternative names: JOHN D BRADLEY, SCURLOCK/CHARENTON STATION
  • 140355 CHARENTON FLD (2M E OF in CHARENTON, LA)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC and NAICS classification: CRUDE PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS
  • GRABEN #1 FAC (2.6 M E OF SORREL 2.8M W OF in CHARENTON, LA)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC and NAICS classification: CRUDE PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS
    Alternative names: VASTAR RESOURCES GRABEN #1 FACILITY

Zip code 70523 marital status for males
Zip code 70523 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 12.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 84.9%Electricity
  • 15.5%Utility gas

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

  • This state: 714
  • South: 8

64% of the 70523 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Louisiana.

88% of the 70523 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 97% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in Charenton, LA (70523)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 21
Here:

42.3%
Louisiana:

16.9%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Louisiana:

16.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Louisiana:

15.8%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 131,863Construction and extraction occupations
  • 78,042Business and financial operations occupations
  • 73,782Management occupations
  • 49,628Personal care and service occupations
  • 45,455Sales and related occupations
  • 45,074Education, training, and library occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • BOURGEOIS CASH GROCERY (120 SANERAH STREET in CHARENTON, LA; small business) : $4,558 in 4 contracts from 2002 to 2004
    $2,738 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other Special Studies and Analyses. Signed on 2003-01-24. Completion date: 2003-10-31.
    $2,738 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Water Quality Support Services. Signed on 2002-01-15. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    -$459 with Army for Other Special Studies and Analyses. Signed on 2004-02-18. Completion date: 2003-10-31.
    -$459 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other Special Studies and Analyses. Signed on 2004-02-18. Completion date: 2003-10-31.

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

  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Casinos (except Casino Hotels) (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Continuing Care Retirement Communities (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction (5-9: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services (1-4: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Custom Computer Programming Services (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Roofing Contractors (1-4: 1)

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

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of fires - 29 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 70523 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (40.2%), and Structure Fires (31.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 70523
    • 9040.2%Outside Fires
    • 7131.7%Structure Fires
    • 4017.9%Other
    • 2310.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 70523, Louisiana

Most common first names in zip code 70523 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph968.9 years
James761.4 years
John681.5 years
Paul667.5 years
Clara576.8 years
Harold566.8 years
Mary576.0 years
George577.8 years
Marie491.3 years
Florence481.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 70523 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Darden1374.6 years
Hebert1372.1 years
Soprano977.2 years
Carter970.1 years
Martin867.5 years
Vilcan874.3 years
Viguerie883.6 years
Larry870.0 years
Collins869.6 years
Sinitiere873.2 years
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