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70570 Zip Code (Opelousas, LA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Opelousas, LA (4.55%), Lawtell, LA (2.17%), Leonville, LA (1.08%), Washington, LA (0.01%)
County: St. Landry Parish, LA
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 39,758
Zip code population in 2010: 38,987
Zip code population in 2000: 43,336

Houses and condos: 16,959
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,652
% of renters here:

33%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 70570: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 173.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 230 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 70570
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.3% ($327)
Louisiana:

0.5% ($849)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $493 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $213 (0.2%)

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Males: 18,318  (46.1%)
Females: 21,439  (53.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 70570:

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 70570:

  • Never married: 37.9%
  • Now married: 41.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

Zip code 70570 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 70570 (2017)
    • 22,47551.9%Black
    • 15,10434.9%White
    • 4711.1%Two or more races
    • 4901.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1960.5%Asian
    • 1280.3%American Indian
    • 1210.3%Some other race
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Urban population: 27,230
Rural population: 12,527

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $116,953
70570:

$116,953
Louisiana:

$162,500



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 105 registered sex offenders living in 70570 zip code as of January 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 70570 is 372 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:

36.1 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Louisiana:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 70570, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $40,413 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,413
State:

$56,730

Salary/wage: $35,003 (reported on 88.3% of returns)
Here:

$35,003
State:

$45,545
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 85.3% for AGIs below $25k, 85.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 39.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,472 (reported on 20.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,472
Louisiana:

$1,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,730 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,730
State:

$7,610
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,196 (reported on 7.6% of returns)
Here:

+$7,196
State:

+$17,096
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,065 (reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here:

+$9,065
State:

+$12,088
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,880 (reported on 5.4% of returns)
70570:

$13,880
Louisiana:

$16,085
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $18,950 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
70570:

$18,950
Louisiana:

$25,119

Total itemized deductions: $20,861 (22% of AGI, reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

$20,861
State:

$23,585

Here:

21.6% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $25k, 8.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,601 (reported on 10.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,601
State:

$5,533
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,201 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
70570:

$4,201
State:

$6,282
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,903 (reported on 38.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,903
State:

$2,633
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 59.0%
Here:

59%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 56.9% for AGIs below $25k, 57.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 59.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 95.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 70570, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $30,993 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$30,993
State:

$39,411

Salary/wage: $27,628 (reported on 88.3% of returns)
Here:

$27,628
State:

$34,434
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 109.6% for AGIs below $10k, 84.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 85.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,760 (reported on 28.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,760
Louisiana:

$1,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,333 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,333
State:

$3,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% 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: +$4,941 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
Here:

+$4,941
State:

+$8,531
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,719 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

+$9,719
State:

+$9,128
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.4% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,643 (reported on 2.3% of returns)
70570:

$3,643
Louisiana:

$3,055
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $15,957 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$15,957
Louisiana:

$17,274

Total itemized deductions: $19,194 (24% of AGI, reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

$19,194
State:

$18,222

Here:

24.1% of AGI
State:

20.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,845 (5% of AGI, reported on 11.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,845
State:

$4,190

Here:

4.5% of AGI
State:

4.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,823 (reported on 57.7% of returns)
70570:

$4,823
State:

$6,529
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,249 (reported on 39.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,249
State:

$2,103

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 66.7%
Here:

67%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 62.7% for AGIs below $10k, 69.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$30,186
Louisiana:

$46,145
Opelousas, LA (70570) map Nearest zip codes: 70550, 70541, 70584, 70525, 70577, 70589.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.1%
Louisiana:

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

4.7%
Louisiana:

6.1%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,837
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 11,258


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 497 (167 now married, 323 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 8,648 (2,873 now married, 5,802 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 70570 with a mortgage: 4,046 (57 second mortgage, 159 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,565

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $938
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $279

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

29.5%
Whole state:

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

14.9%
Whole state:

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

5.5
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.5
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 70570: Grand Coteau Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Candy Street Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Opelousas Industrial Park (C), Lawyers Row (D), Indian Hills Country Club (E), Evangeline Downs Racetrack (F), Red Oaks Golf Club (G), Saint Landry Parish Health Unit Opelousas Office (H), Saint Landry Parish Office (I), Leonville Police Department (J), Rural African American Museum (K), Opelousas Museum of Art (L), Opelousas Museum and Interpretive Center (M), Opelousas Police Department (N), Saint Landry Parish Sheriff's Office (O), Maison Deville Nursing Home of Opelousas (P), Saint Landry Parish Fire District 3 Station 2 (Q), Leonville Volunteer Fire Department (R), Opelousas Fire Chief's Office (S), Opelousas Fire Department Main Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Vista Village Shopping Center (1), Saint Landry Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 70570 include: Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church (A), Mount Olive Baptist Church (B), Saint Anns Catholic Church (C), Saint Amy Baptist Church (D), Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church (E), Little Zion Baptist Church (F), Fresh Anointing Ministries (G), Hope Presbyterian Church (H), Greater Saint James Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Green Chapel Cemetery (1), Saint Andrews Cemetery (2), Pitre Cemetery (3), Montgomery-Wilkins Cemetery (4), Daly Cemetery (5), Bertrand Cemetery (6), Bellevue Memorial Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lake: Marais Long (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: West Fork Bayou Plaquemine Brule (A), Coulee Rouge (B), Bayou Yarbor (C), Bayou Tesson (D), Bayou Sandy (E), Bayou Little Teche (F), Bayou Callahan (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 70570 include: North Park (1), South Park (2), Opelousas Historic District (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 4102014 or later
  • 3152010 to 2013
  • 1,2872000 to 2009
  • 1,9281990 to 1999
  • 1,7791980 to 1989
  • 3,6471970 to 1979
  • 5,1021960 to 1969
  • 1,6891950 to 1959
  • 3641940 to 1949
  • 4271939 or earlier

Zip code 70570 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Opelousas, LA (70570)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Opelousas, LA (70570)
  • 64no bedroom
  • 791 bedroom
  • 1,3182 bedrooms
  • 6,1763 bedrooms
  • 1,6214 bedrooms
  • 2665+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Opelousas, LA (70570)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Opelousas, LA (70570)
  • 70no bedroom
  • 4641 bedroom
  • 2,0502 bedrooms
  • 1,7043 bedrooms
  • 3254 bedrooms
  • 275+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Opelousas, LA (70570) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Opelousas, LA (70570) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 512no vehicle
  • 2,8621 vehicle
  • 3,7262 vehicles
  • 1,6553 vehicles
  • 6094 vehicles
  • 1515+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Opelousas, LA (70570) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Opelousas, LA (70570) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,201no vehicle
  • 2,4881 vehicle
  • 5592 vehicles
  • 2763 vehicles
  • 1084 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 70570 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 70570 household income distribution in 2017
  • 2,647Less than $10,000
  • 1,397$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,105$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,049$20,000 to $24,999
  • 691$25,000 to $29,999
  • 805$30,000 to $34,999
  • 569$35,000 to $39,999
  • 702$40,000 to $44,999
  • 568$45,000 to $49,999
  • 829$50,000 to $59,999
  • 920$60,000 to $74,999
  • 707$75,000 to $99,999
  • 882$100,000 to $124,999
  • 430$125,000 to $149,999
  • 244$150,000 to $199,999
  • 336$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 70570

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 70570
  • 178Less than $10,000
  • 160$10,000 to $14,999
  • 198$15,000 to $19,999
  • 103$20,000 to $24,999
  • 64$25,000 to $29,999
  • 194$30,000 to $34,999
  • 78$35,000 to $39,999
  • 265$40,000 to $49,999
  • 381$50,000 to $59,999
  • 587$60,000 to $69,999
  • 504$70,000 to $79,999
  • 604$80,000 to $89,999
  • 555$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,233$100,000 to $124,999
  • 590$125,000 to $149,999
  • 703$150,000 to $174,999
  • 485$175,000 to $199,999
  • 601$200,000 to $249,999
  • 488$250,000 to $299,999
  • 405$300,000 to $399,999
  • 186$400,000 to $499,999
  • 43$500,000 to $749,999
  • 48$750,000 to $999,999
  • 15$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 20$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 66$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 70570

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 70570
  • 276Less than $100
  • 271$100 to $149
  • 106$150 to $199
  • 388$200 to $249
  • 181$250 to $299
  • 296$300 to $349
  • 265$350 to $399
  • 292$400 to $449
  • 395$450 to $499
  • 381$500 to $549
  • 117$550 to $599
  • 272$600 to $649
  • 96$650 to $699
  • 116$700 to $749
  • 43$750 to $799
  • 141$800 to $899
  • 40$900 to $999
  • 47$1,000 to $1,249
  • 11$2,500 to $2,999
  • 583No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $641.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $146,642.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $158,598
  • Black or African American householders: $101,201
  • Asian householders: $204,991
  • Some other race householders: $74,660
  • Two or more races householders: $149,320
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $140,257

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,953
70570:

$116,953
Louisiana:

$162,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,736 - $185,891
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 70570
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,085
  • One, attached: 27
  • Two: 772
  • 3 or 4: 317
  • 5 to 9: 228
  • 10 to 19: 155
  • 20 to 49: 96
  • 50 or more: 131
  • Mobile homes: 3,036
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 38

Unemployment: 4.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 70570

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 70570
  • 80.1%10,728Drove a car alone
  • 12.2%1,628Carpooled
  • 0.2%29Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%7Motorcycle
  • 0.1%9Bicycle
  • 1.4%190Walked
  • 1.1%148Other means
  • 4.9%652Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 70570

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 70570
  • 828Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,1525 to 9 minutes
  • 2,42410 to 14 minutes
  • 1,21415 to 19 minutes
  • 1,61320 to 24 minutes
  • 62025 to 29 minutes
  • 1,38730 to 34 minutes
  • 27135 to 39 minutes
  • 83640 to 44 minutes
  • 30345 to 59 minutes
  • 57560 to 89 minutes
  • 50690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 68.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 38,950
  • In family households: 33,360 (3,974 male householders, 5,424 female householders)
    5,550 spouses, 14,819 children (13,749 natural, 327 adopted, 745 stepchildren), 751 grandchildren, 780 brothers or sisters, 828 parents, 406 other relatives, 563 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,575 (1,893 male householders (1,737 living alone)), 2,909 female householders (2,686 living alone)), 760 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 810 (827 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,057 2-persons, 2,304 3-persons, 1,476 4-persons, 1,071 5-persons, 363 6-persons, 119 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 4,426 1-person, 278 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 22 4-persons, 41 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons

4,836 married couples with children.
4,741 single-parent households (489 men, 4,252 women).

91.7% of residents of 70570 zip code speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (37% very well, 43% well, 19% not well).
6.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% very well, 22% well, 9% not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 381 (1.0%)
(22.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.0%
Whole state:

4.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 14%Barbados
  • 6%Bangladesh
  • 4%Mexico
  • 3%Thailand
  • 3%Japan
  • 2%France
  • 2%Burma
Most common first ancestries reported in 70570
  • 12%French Canadian
  • 5%French
  • 4%American
  • 2%Italian
  • 1%English
  • 1%German
  • 1%Cajun
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 2772000 to 2009
  • 521990 to 1999
  • 92Before 1990

Zip code 70570 topographic map

There are 254 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 70570.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CITY OF OPELOUSAS (900 CYPRESS STREET in OPELOUSAS, LA)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2002-1829, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2002-1829, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1997-0172, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-06-1988-0629, ICIS-06-1988-0630, ICIS-06-1999-0439,
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: OPELOUSAS CITY OF
  • PLAISANCE ELEM SCHOOL (3264 HWY 167 in OPELOUSAS, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-049055
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SCHOOLS AND EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
    Organizations: SAINT LANDRY PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
    Alternative names: PLAISANCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • FMC CORPORATION AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS GROUP (100 SAINT LOUIS STREET in OPELOUSAS, LA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PESTICIDES AND AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS; SPECIAL WAREHOUSING AND STORAGE
    Organizations: DENISE L. HUBBARD (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: FMC CORP AGRICULTURAL PROD, FMC CORP. AGRICULTURE PRODS. GROUP, STEVE CLEMENTS
  • OPELOUSAS SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (1014 JUDSON WALSH DRIVE in OPELOUSAS, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-049032
    Organizations: SAINT LANDRY PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ANGELLE CONCRETE (877 HWY 167 N in OPELOUSAS, LA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    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
    Business SIC classification: READY-MIXED CONCRETE
    Alternative names: CONCRETE SERVICE INC, GREGORY L FRUGE'
  • PARK VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1000 ABDALLA BOULEVARD in OPELOUSAS, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-049035
    Organizations: SAINT LANDRY PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (308 WEST MARTIN LUTHER KING DR in OPELOUSAS, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-049028
    Organizations: SAINT LANDRY PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • OPELOUSAS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (730 SOUTH MARKET STREET in OPELOUSAS, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-049031
    Organizations: SAINT LANDRY PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • NORTHEAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1125 MAMIE STREET in OPELOUSAS, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-049029
    Organizations: SAINT LANDRY PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • GROLEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1540 WEST GROLEE STREET in OPELOUSAS, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-049016
    Organizations: SAINT LANDRY PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • EAST JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (1100 EAST LEO STREET in OPELOUSAS, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-049008
    Organizations: SAINT LANDRY PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • NORTHWEST HIGH SCHOOL (3746 HIGHWAY 104 in OPELOUSAS, LA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-049053
    Organizations: SAINT LANDRY PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • PRAIRIE RONDE WATER SUPPLY CORP (11000 HWY 104 W in OPELOUSAS, LA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1990-0352, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION

Zip code 70570 marital status for males
Zip code 70570 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 53.5%Electricity
  • 44.2%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 46,673.

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

  • This state: 37,307
  • Northeast: 200
  • Midwest: 356
  • South: 1,152
  • West: 123

65% of the 70570 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 74% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Louisiana.

92% of the 70570 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Opelousas, LA (70570)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 922
Here:

17.1%
Louisiana:

18.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 426
Here:

20.2%
Louisiana:

18.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 277
Here:

31.9%
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 ($)
  • 62,328Legal occupations
  • 61,925Management occupations
  • 58,517Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 48,787Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 48,623Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 43,886Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors

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

  • THOMAS A. SCHEXNAYDER (5017 I 49 S; small business)
    2 employees, $180000 revenue. : $986,301 in 20 contracts from 1999 to 2003
    Contracts for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings by Public Buildings Service
    Signed by year: 2000: $204,000; 2001: $204,000; 2002: $254,966; 2003: $272,335; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $51,196 with Public Buildings Service for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $51,196, same as above. Signed on 2003-06-15. Completion date: 2003-06-15.
    $51,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-12-15. Completion date: 2001-12-15.
    $51,000, same as above. Signed on 2002-09-15. Completion date: 2002-09-15.
  • CREOLE FOODS OF OPELOUSAS, INC (519 NORTH LOMBARD ST; small business) : $281,733 in 6 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    Contracts for Food Items For Resale, Non-Food Items For Resale by Defense Commissary Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $79,594; 2005: $202,139; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $110,108 with Defense Commissary Agency for Food Items For Resale. Signed on 2005-04-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $63,775, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-02-28.
    $56,248 with Defense Commissary Agency for Non-Food Items For Resale. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2005-12-31.
    $25,255 with Defense Commissary Agency for Food Items For Resale. Signed on 2005-01-01. Completion date: 2005-03-31.
  • STANDARD OBJECT SYSTEMS INC (1229 TUNACUT; small business)
    $150,000 with Navy for Other Defense -- Engineering Development (R&D). Signed on 1999-12-21. Completion date: 2000-03-31.
  • ROY D EDWARDS ABSTRACT CO (108 N MARKET ST; small business) : $40,034 in 6 contracts from 2001 to 2002
    Contracts for Real Property Appraisals Services (SIC 6531) by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $13,929; 2002: $26,105; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $18,291 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Real Property Appraisals Services (SIC 6531). Signed on 2002-12-10. Completion date: 2001-10-27.
    $13,929, same as above. Signed on 2001-10-29. Completion date: 2001-10-27.
    $10,118, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-28. Completion date: 2001-10-27.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2001-10-29. Completion date: 2001-10-27.
  • SOILEAUS DINNER CLUB (1618 N MAIN ST; small business) : $14,632 in 2 contracts in 2004
    $13,185 with Army for Food Items For Resale. Signed on 2004-05-03. Completion date: 2004-05-20.
    $1,447, same as above. Signed on 2004-05-27. Completion date: 2004-05-20.
  • HOLLIER IMPLEMENT COMPANY INC (2929 W LANDRY ST) : $6,674 in 2 contracts in 2005
    $3,337 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2005-03-22. Completion date: 2005-03-31.
    $3,337 with Army for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2005-03-22. Completion date: 2005-03-31.
  • SAVOIE SAUSAGE AND FOOD PRODUC (1742 HIGHWAY 742; small business) : $5,707 in 3 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $2,969 with Defense Commissary Agency for Food Items For Resale. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-02-28.
    $2,079, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-01. Completion date: 2005-08-31.
    $659, same as above. Signed on 2005-01-01. Completion date: 2005-03-31.
  • AUTOMOTIVE GEAR & ACCESSORIES (116 JUDSON WALSH DR; small business)
    $3,116 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Truck and Tractor Attachments. Signed on 2002-04-01. Completion date: 2002-04-30.

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)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999: 1, 250-499: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 10, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 5)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 2, 10-19: 12, 5-9: 25, 1-4: 30)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 4)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (100-249: 1, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 3)

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:

  • 364 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 220 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 91 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 387 people in nursing homes
  • 161 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 105 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 103 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 70 people in state prisons
  • 35 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 25 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 25 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 20 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 5 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 4 full and 10 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED77$73,746488$71,657966$83,643182$15,6564$307,00091$54,360
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$90,00070$62,823151$73,03520$22,2680$09$82,878
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$82,826239$47,294450$69,288105$18,9790$021$30,310
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$98,73362$64,646190$84,94610$23,0570$08$37,185
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$70,0468$111,46649$83,4401$15,0000$01$50,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 4 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED81$98,03794$97,2007$59,286
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$97,94833$112,2201$143,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$100,0001$122,8200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$128,0009$115,0480$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Most common first names in zip code 70570 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph38869.3 years
Mary24175.1 years
John20770.1 years
James12465.4 years
Marie12082.5 years
Louis8673.1 years
Robert8467.2 years
Frank7474.1 years
William7271.8 years
Charles7269.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 70570 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fontenot19373.5 years
Thomas18967.4 years
Richard18371.5 years
Guillory14369.5 years
Pitre13376.3 years
Brown11569.9 years
Stelly10974.6 years
Dupre10474.9 years
Thibodeaux10071.6 years
Auzenne9478.3 years
Businesses in zip code 70570
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike3
Ascend Collection1Nissan1
Ashley Furniture1Payless1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut2
Blockbuster1Popeyes1
Burger King1Quiznos1
CVS2RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Church's Chicken1Sears1
Comfort Inn1Subway3
Curves1Super 81
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile1
Days Inn1Taco Bell1
FedEx2The Athlete's Foot1
Ford1Toyota1
GameStop1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
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