70559 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Morse, LA (1.69%), Mermentau, LA (1.07%)
County: Acadia Parish, LA
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 2,278
Zip code population in 2010: 2,943
Zip code population in 2000: 2,207

Houses and condos: 1,016
Renter-occupied apartments: 117
% of renters here:

14%
State:

34%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 70559: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 82.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.
Population density: 28 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.2% ($199)
Louisiana:

0.5% ($714)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $199 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $199 (0.3%)

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Males: 1,072  (47.1%)
Females: 1,206  (52.9%)

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For population 15 years and over in 70559:

Zip code 70559 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 70559

  • Zip code 70559 races chart
    • 2,823White population
    • 56Black population
    • 4American Indian population
    • 2Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 25Two or more races population
    • 33Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $85,500
70559:

$85,500
Louisiana:

$140,300



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in 70559 zip code as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 70559 to the number of sex offenders is 277 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

34.5 years
Louisiana median age:

36.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Louisiana:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 70559, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $48,802 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$48,802
State:

$56,730

Salary/wage: $45,847 (reported on 89.2% of returns)
Here:

$45,847
State:

$45,545
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.9% for AGIs below $25k, 84.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 89.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $500 (reported on 25.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$500
Louisiana:

$1,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $883 (reported on 6.5% of returns)
Here:

$883
State:

$7,610

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$80 (reported on 5.4% of returns)
Here:

+$80
State:

+$17,096

Profit/loss from business: +$10,507 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

+$10,507
State:

+$12,088
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.5% for AGIs below $25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,720 (reported on 5.4% of returns)
70559:

$10,720
Louisiana:

$16,085

Total itemized deductions: $18,044 (15% of AGI, reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

$18,044
State:

$23,585

Here:

14.6% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $25k, 5.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $2,650 (reported on 4.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,650
State:

$5,533

Taxes paid: $4,944 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
70559:

$4,944
State:

$6,282
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,465 (reported on 24.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,465
State:

$2,633
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 70559, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,713 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,713
State:

$39,411

Salary/wage: $30,735 (reported on 87.5% of returns)
Here:

$30,735
State:

$34,434
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 89.1% for AGIs below $10k, 78.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 91.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 92.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 96.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 33.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,070 (reported on 30.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,070
Louisiana:

$1,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,108 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,108
State:

$3,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,064 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

+$4,064
State:

+$9,128
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.1% for AGIs below $10k, 5.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

IRA payment deduction: $1,900 (reported on 1.1% of returns)
70559:

$1,900
Louisiana:

$3,055

Total itemized deductions: $18,460 (20% of AGI, reported on 7.0% of returns)
Here:

$18,460
State:

$18,222

Here:

20.4% of AGI
State:

20.3% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $3,323 (4% of AGI, reported on 3.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,323
State:

$4,190

Here:

4.0% of AGI
State:

4.4% of AGI

Total tax: $5,058 (reported on 67.3% of returns)
70559:

$5,058
State:

$6,529
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 23.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,770 (reported on 24.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,770
State:

$2,103

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 61.9%
Here:

62%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 58.4% for AGIs below $10k, 58.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 88.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$37,875
Louisiana:

$44,164
Morse, LA (70559) map Nearest zip codes: 70556, 70531, 70534, 70537, 70542, 70526.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

61.5%
Louisiana:

50.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.2%
Louisiana:

5.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 176
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 665


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 25 (22 now married, 3 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 538 (311 now married, 227 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 70559 with a mortgage: 298 (5 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 426

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $938
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S205

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

8.4%
Whole state:

19.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

7.1%
Whole state:

10.8%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 70559: Morse Water Treatment Facility (A), Estherwood Ferry (B), Mermentau Police Department (C), Acadia Parish Library Morse Branch (D), Mermentau Volunteer Fire Department Substation (E), Estherwood Volunteer Fire Department Substation 1 (F), Mermentau Volunteer Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Church in zip code 70559: Saint John Evangelist Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Cemeteries: Simon Cemetery (1), Istre Cemetery (2), Hanks Cemetery (3), Le Blanc Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Simmons Gully (A), Prime Gully (B), Lyons Point Gully (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 1202000 to 2009
  • 871990 to 1999
  • 1401980 to 1989
  • 1261970 to 1979
  • 1551960 to 1969
  • 1781950 to 1959
  • 891940 to 1949
  • 1211939 or earlier

Zip code 70559 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Morse, LA (70559)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 1772 bedrooms
  • 3993 bedrooms
  • 1094 bedrooms
  • 315+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morse, LA (70559)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 271 bedroom
  • 562 bedrooms
  • 343 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Morse, LA (70559) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 10no vehicle
  • 2691 vehicle
  • 2702 vehicles
  • 1433 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Morse, LA (70559) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 731 vehicle
  • 442 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $613.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $85,500
70559:

$85,500
Louisiana:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,500 - $130,500

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $101,880
Here:

$101,880
State:

$185,899

Mobile homes: $39,355
Here:

$39,355
State:

$51,719

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 9.7%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 52.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,271

Size of family households: 257 2-persons, 162 3-persons, 99 4-persons, 39 5-persons, 57 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 197 1-person, 20 2-persons, 10 3-persons

401 married couples with children.
156 single-parent households (8 men, 148 women).

81.4% of residents of 70559 zip code speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (25% very well, 13% well, 63% not well).
18.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% very well, 10% well, 1% not well).

Foreign born population: 10 (0.4%)
(50.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.4%
Whole state:

3.9%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 50%Philippines
  • 50%Mexico

Most common first ancestries reported in 70559 (%)

  • 25%French (except Basque)
  • 15%Other groups
  • 10%French Canadian
  • 9%American
  • 7%Cajun
  • 7%German
  • 3%Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 52010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 5Before 1990

Public high school in zip code 70559 not listed on the city page:

  • MIDLAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 306; Location: 735 SOUTH CROCKER STREET, MIDLAND, LA; Grades: 08 - 12)

Zip code 70559 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 70559 marital status for males
Zip code 70559 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 59%Electricity
  • 37%Utility gas
  • 3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Wood

Population in 1990: 4,566. Population change in the 1990s: -2,359 (-51.7%).

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


68% of the 70559 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 80% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Louisiana.

94% of the 70559 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 91% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 26
Here:

9.8%
Louisiana:

16.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Louisiana:

17.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 26
Here:

36.6%
Louisiana:

17.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 110,833Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 75,536Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 70,625Transportation occupations
  • 42,159Construction and extraction occupations
  • 41,985Education, training, and library occupations
  • 38,365Production occupations

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


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$99,52751$55,601108$62,65763$15,59316$26,590
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$35,7339$38,33817$55,3002$19,5850$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$47,64025$35,62854$60,48011$13,2422$23,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$09$51,87726$87,3076$13,6071$304,910
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$39,5052$74,6800$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9611.00 , 9612.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$67,31812$73,479
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$69,4402$76,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$96,110
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$101,1833$52,180
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9611.00 , 9612.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 70559 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph1272.4 years
Mary671.2 years
Alice575.9 years
Walter579.4 years
Wilbert475.8 years
Edith481.2 years
Hazel480.7 years
Annie481.9 years
Helen473.3 years
John467.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 70559 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Broussard2775.0 years
Thibodeaux2672.5 years
Trahan1972.0 years
Benoit1877.6 years
Cormier1669.1 years
Richard1675.0 years
Primeaux1671.8 years
Leblanc1676.4 years
Hanks1469.2 years
Sonnier1475.0 years

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