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70556 Zip Code (Mermentau, LA) Detailed Profile




City: Mermentau, LA (21.07%)
County: Acadia Parish, LA
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 297
Zip code population in 2010: 331
Zip code population in 2000: 737

Houses and condos: 162
Renter-occupied apartments: 40
% of renters here:

34%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 70556: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 6.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 47 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 70556
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.2% ($212)
Louisiana:

0.5% ($849)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $213 (0.3%)

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Males: 150  (50.5%)
Females: 147  (49.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 70556:

  • High school or higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 70556:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

Zip code 70556 compared to state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 70556 (2017)
    • 27737.6%White
    • 466.2%Black
    • 70.9%Two or more races
    • 10.1%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $86,365
70556:

$86,365
Louisiana:

$162,500



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 70556 zip code as of January 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 70556 is 350 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:

37.6 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Louisiana:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 70556, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $27,990 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$27,990
State:

$39,411

Salary/wage: $26,426 (reported on 90.1% of returns)
Here:

$26,426
State:

$34,434
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 103.1% for AGIs below $10k, 84.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 93.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 90.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $532 (reported on 24.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$532
Louisiana:

$1,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable dividends: $263 (reported on 6.1% of returns)
Here:

$263
State:

$3,235

Profit/loss from business: +$2,720 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
Here:

+$2,720
State:

+$9,128

Total itemized deductions: $11,636 (17% of AGI, reported on 3.5% of returns)
Here:

$11,636
State:

$18,222

Here:

17.0% of AGI
State:

20.3% of AGI

Total tax: $3,103 (reported on 59.1% of returns)
70556:

$3,103
State:

$6,529
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,445 (reported on 35.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,445
State:

$2,103

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 73.2%
Here:

73%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 70.8% for AGIs below $10k, 78.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 73.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Mermentau, LA (70556) map Nearest zip codes: 70531, 70537, 70559, 70534, 70546, 70543.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.2%
Louisiana:

47.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.0%
Louisiana:

6.1%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 30
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 85


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 1 (0 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 70 (43 now married, 26 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 70556 with a mortgage: 34
Houses without a mortgage: 43

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $957
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $181

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

36.9%
Whole state:

19.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

28.0%
Whole state:

10.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

4.9
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.0
State:

4.5
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  • Notable locations in zip code 70556: Mermentau Water Treatment Facility (A), Acadia Parish Library Mermentau Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Quebodaux Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 72010 to 2013
  • 162000 to 2009
  • 301990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 221970 to 1979
  • 491960 to 1969
  • 71950 to 1959
  • 11940 to 1949
  • 221939 or earlier

Zip code 70556 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mermentau, LA (70556)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mermentau, LA (70556)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 202 bedrooms
  • 373 bedrooms
  • 34 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mermentau, LA (70556)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mermentau, LA (70556)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 271 bedroom
  • 62 bedrooms
  • 263 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Mermentau, LA (70556) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mermentau, LA (70556) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 12no vehicle
  • 51 vehicle
  • 292 vehicles
  • 193 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Mermentau, LA (70556) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mermentau, LA (70556) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 12no vehicle
  • 201 vehicle
  • 72 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 14 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 70556 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 70556 household income distribution in 2017
  • 21Less than $10,000
  • 23$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1$30,000 to $34,999
  • 5$50,000 to $59,999
  • 11$60,000 to $74,999
  • 12$75,000 to $99,999
  • 11$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • 7$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 70556

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 70556
  • 9$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$40,000 to $49,999
  • 6$60,000 to $69,999
  • 9$70,000 to $79,999
  • 12$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1$90,000 to $99,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • 6$200,000 to $249,999
  • 7$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 70556

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 70556
  • 5Less than $100
  • 11$150 to $199
  • 19$200 to $249

Median gross rent in 2017: $264.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $104,131
  • Black or African American householders: $81,923
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $80,196

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $86,365
70556:

$86,365
Louisiana:

$162,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,561 - $108,290

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $92,672
Here:

$92,672
State:

$213,997

Mobile homes: $36,413
Here:

$36,413
State:

$72,432
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 70556

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 93
  • Two: 18
  • 20 to 49: 32
  • Mobile homes: 17
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 70556

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 70556
  • 85.8%83Drove a car alone
  • 7.2%7Carpooled
  • 6.2%6Walked
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 70556

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 70556
  • 13Less than 5 minutes
  • 235 to 9 minutes
  • 1610 to 14 minutes
  • 3320 to 24 minutes
  • 530 to 34 minutes
  • 460 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 33.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 297
  • In family households: 252 (32 male householders, 41 female householders)
    60 spouses, 84 children (79 natural, 3 adopted, 3 stepchildren), 5 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 18 other relatives, 8 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 45 (26 male householders (26 living alone)), 18 female householders (18 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 28 2-persons, 25 3-persons, 11 4-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 44 1-person

41 married couples with children.
27 single-parent households (27 women).

85.5% of residents of 70556 zip code speak English at home.
14.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

4.1%
Most common first ancestries reported in 70556
  • 31%French
  • 7%American
  • 3%Cajun
  • 3%English
  • 3%Scotch-Irish
  • 3%French Canadian
  • 3%German

Zip code 70556 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BAYOU COVE PEAKING POWER LLC NRG - S CEN (118 BERGEAUX RD in MERMENTAU, LA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR PROGRAM (Clean Air Markets Division Business System)
    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: ELECTRIC SERVICES
    Organizations: NRG SOUTH CENTRAL - BAYOU COVE (OWNER/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: BAYOU COVE PEAKING POWER PLANT
  • HOUSSIERE-LATREILLE TANK BATTERY - JENNI (4 MI NE OF in MERMENTAU, LA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: CRUDE PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS
  • B & B TRUCK RPR (7203 HWY 90 in MERMENTAU, LA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Organizations: GLENN LEBLANC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • PAI TRANSPORTATION (1027 4TH ST in MERMENTAU, LA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Organizations: ANDREW GUINN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ASCENSION PROCESSING COMPANY DBA GULF SOUTH PROCESSING (U S HIGHWAY 90 in MERMENTAU, LA)
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SERVICES
  • GSX RECOVERY SYSTEMS INC (US HIGHWAY 90 in MERMENTAU, LA)
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SERVICES

Zip code 70556 marital status for males
Zip code 70556 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 84.8%Electricity
  • 14.6%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Wood

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

  • This state: 259
  • Midwest: 6
  • South: 19
  • West: 11

68% of the 70556 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Louisiana.

100% of the 70556 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.

Year householders moved into unit in Mermentau, LA (70556)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

13.7%
Louisiana:

18.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

35.5%
Louisiana:

18.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Louisiana:

17.5%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 36,514Office and administrative support occupations
  • 23,886Education, training, and library occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • BROUSSARD RICE MILL INC (1070 S/S SOUTHERN PCF RR in MERMENTAU, LA; small business) : $16,019,935 in 21 contracts from 2000 to 2003
    Contracts for Outerwear, Women's, Bakery and Cereal Products by Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (disused code), Farm Service Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $3,262,000; 2001: $2,813,000; 2002: $2,433,000; 2003: $7,511,935; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $1,972,000 with Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (disused code) for Outerwear, Women's. Signed on 2000-09-15. Completion date: 2000-12-15.
    $1,875,015 with Farm Service Agency for Bakery and Cereal Products. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-11-15.
    $1,728,475, same as above. Signed on 2003-01-15. Completion date: 2003-03-15.
    $1,590,323, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-11-15.
  • RICE MERMENTAU INC (102 S 13TH ST in MERMENTAU, LA; small business)
    120 employees, $17800000 revenue. : $2,832,735 in 19 contracts from 2000 to 2004
    Contracts for Bakery and Cereal Products by Farm Service Agency, Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (disused code)
    Signed by year: 2000: $25,000; 2001: $594,000; 2002: $569,018; 2003: $517,939; 2004: $1,126,778; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $667,854 with Farm Service Agency for Bakery and Cereal Products. Signed on 2004-07-20. Completion date: 2004-10-05.
    $458,924, same as above. Signed on 2004-08-24. Completion date: 2004-11-05.
    $378,000 with Farm Service Agency for Bakery and Cereal Products. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2003-03-15. Completion date: 2003-06-15.
    $272,000 with Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (disused code) for Bakery and Cereal Products. Signed on 2001-05-15. Completion date: 2001-08-15.

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

  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Wholesale Trade: Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (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
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$47,7669$61,3036$15,6831$26,370
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$36,3001$71,4700$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$38,5004$63,7351$9,1200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$53,5603$77,6001$8,9500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9611.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$90,8401$64,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9611.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 70556
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 70556 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 70556 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary674.0 years
Joseph574.2 years
Felix369.3 years
Henry363.0 years
Felicia272.9 years
Doris281.0 years
Bertha273.5 years
Gladys269.0 years
Alice277.0 years
Elias283.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 70556 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Breaux1376.8 years
Leblanc1375.4 years
Istre1276.6 years
Gautreaux969.2 years
Duhon875.6 years
Guidry777.6 years
Andrus682.5 years
Romero671.9 years
Thibodeaux570.2 years
Fontenot566.8 years
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