70669 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Westlake, LA (10.88%), Sulphur, LA (1.02%), Lake Charles, LA (0.11%)
County: Calcasieu Parish, LA
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 10,024
Zip code population in 2010: 10,131
Zip code population in 2000: 10,102

Houses and condos: 4,458
Renter-occupied apartments: 905
% of renters here:

24%
State:

34%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 70669: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 30.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 327 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 70669
Zip code 70669 (Westlake, Louisiana) real estate house value trends

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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 (0.2%)

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Males: 5,012  (50.0%)
Females: 5,012  (50.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 70669:

For population 15 years and over in 70669:

Zip code 70669 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 70669

  • Zip code 70669 races chart
    • 8,239White population
    • 1,398Black population
    • 52American Indian population
    • 39Asian population
    • 3Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 18Some other race population
    • 130Two or more races population
    • 252Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 7,603
Rural population: 2,420

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $99,600
70669:

$99,600
Louisiana:

$140,300



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in 70669 zip code as of May 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 70669 to the number of sex offenders is 1,199 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

34.4 years
Louisiana median age:

36.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Louisiana:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 70669, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $48,892 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$48,892
State:

$56,730

Salary/wage: $44,335 (reported on 85.9% of returns)
Here:

$44,335
State:

$45,545
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.3% for AGIs below $25k, 83.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 82.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 47.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,130 (reported on 23.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,130
Louisiana:

$1,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,278 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,278
State:

$7,610
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$13,189 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

+$13,189
State:

+$17,096
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 19.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,497 (reported on 13.6% of returns)
Here:

+$7,497
State:

+$12,088
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $15,011 (reported on 8.3% of returns)
70669:

$15,011
Louisiana:

$16,085
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,593 (21% of AGI, reported on 20.6% of returns)
Here:

$19,593
State:

$23,585

Here:

20.6% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,278 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

$5,278
State:

$5,533
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,064 (reported on 20.6% of returns)
70669:

$4,064
State:

$6,282
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,395 (reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,395
State:

$2,633
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 58.0%
Here:

58%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 54.9% for AGIs below $25k, 57.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 83.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 70669, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,421 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,421
State:

$39,411

Salary/wage: $33,714 (reported on 87.9% of returns)
Here:

$33,714
State:

$34,434
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 129.8% for AGIs below $10k, 80.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,093 (reported on 31.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,093
Louisiana:

$1,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,501 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,501
State:

$3,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$766 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
Here:

+$766
State:

+$8,531
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.6% for AGIs below $10k, -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,368 (reported on 12.3% of returns)
Here:

+$6,368
State:

+$9,128
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,719 (reported on 2.1% of returns)
70669:

$2,719
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 over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,146 (22% of AGI, reported on 16.4% of returns)
Here:

$16,146
State:

$18,222

Here:

22.3% of AGI
State:

20.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,133 (6% of AGI, reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

$4,133
State:

$4,190

Here:

5.5% of AGI
State:

4.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,741 (reported on 68.2% of returns)
70669:

$4,741
State:

$6,529
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,945 (reported on 24.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,945
State:

$2,103

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 60.7%
Here:

61%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 56.1% for AGIs below $10k, 62.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$46,862
Louisiana:

$44,164
Westlake, LA (70669) map Nearest zip codes: 70601, 70663, 70605, 70611, 70615, 70665.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

52.9%
Louisiana:

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

6.0%
Louisiana:

5.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 629
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,222


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 120 (76 now married, 44 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,197 (972 now married, 1,225 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 70669 with a mortgage: 1,563 (23 second mortgage, 17 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,383

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $932
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S263

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

17.7%
Whole state:

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

9.6%
Whole state:

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

5.9
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 70669: Sulphur Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Nalmar Landing (B), Westlake Police Department (C), Westlake Volunteer Fire Department (D), Westlake Ambulance Service (E), Westlake Branch Library (F), Westlake Municipal Building (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 70669 include: Mossville Truth Tabernacle Pentecostal Church (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (B), Westlake Church of God (C), Salvation Army (D), Saint Matthew Baptist Church (E), Pilgrim Nazarene Church (F), Pentecostal Church of Westlake (G), Bellview Baptist Church (H), Bethel Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Bagdad Cemetery (1), Perkins Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bayou Verdine (A), Bayou d'Inde (B), Maple Fork (C), Houston River (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 70669 include: Westlake Recreation Center (1), Pecanderosa Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 572010 or later
  • 6732000 to 2009
  • 8271990 to 1999
  • 5461980 to 1989
  • 8821970 to 1979
  • 6081960 to 1969
  • 7621950 to 1959
  • 391940 to 1949
  • 641939 or earlier

Zip code 70669 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Westlake, LA (70669)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 201 bedroom
  • 4132 bedrooms
  • 1,8633 bedrooms
  • 5214 bedrooms
  • 1295+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westlake, LA (70669)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 811 bedroom
  • 2912 bedrooms
  • 4753 bedrooms
  • 584 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Westlake, LA (70669) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 152no vehicle
  • 8171 vehicle
  • 1,4172 vehicles
  • 4623 vehicles
  • 914 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Westlake, LA (70669) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 58no vehicle
  • 4631 vehicle
  • 3262 vehicles
  • 493 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $688.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $99,600
70669:

$99,600
Louisiana:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,200 - $149,200

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $124,812
Here:

$124,812
State:

$185,899

Mobile homes: $39,647
Here:

$39,647
State:

$51,719

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 9.8%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 92.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,024

Size of family households: 1,091 2-persons, 572 3-persons, 480 4-persons, 278 5-persons, 83 6-persons, 34 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 991 1-person, 250 2-persons, 42 3-persons, 30 4-persons

1,535 married couples with children.
746 single-parent households (129 men, 617 women).

94.1% of residents of 70669 zip code speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% very well, 9% well, 16% not well, 15% not at all).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% very well, 7% well, 7% not well).

Foreign born population: 175 (1.7%)
(41.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.7%
Whole state:

3.9%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 32%Honduras
  • 31%Cuba
  • 27%Korea
  • 5%El Salvador
  • 5%Germany

Most common first ancestries reported in 70669 (%)

  • 24%Other groups
  • 12%French Canadian
  • 9%French (except Basque)
  • 9%American
  • 6%English
  • 6%Irish
  • 3%German

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 1212000 to 2009
  • 341990 to 1999
  • 132Before 1990

Zip code 70669 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 70669 marital status for males
Zip code 70669 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 60%Electricity
  • 37%Utility gas
  • 2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 11,106. Population change in the 1990s: -1,004 (-9.0%).

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


59% of the 70669 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 84% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Louisiana.

89% of the 70669 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 83% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% 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): 112
Here:

8.0%
Louisiana:

16.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 53
Here:

14.4%
Louisiana:

17.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 113
Here:

27.3%
Louisiana:

17.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 63,875Management occupations
  • 62,344Production occupations
  • 52,250Business and financial operations occupations
  • 52,134Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 51,071Community and social service occupations
  • 50,556Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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 2000:

  • 4 people in crews of maritime vessels

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • 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
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 12 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 ORIGINATED118$112,14872$122,548229$114,41554$27,9704$836,95845$49,32241$48,062
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$68,77512$110,77026$119,7932$50,2800$02$53,70011$77,065
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$110,96138$99,38386$144,00132$36,8330$00$022$62,100
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$110,81011$98,07223$147,2594$67,7050$02$42,7804$78,688
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$126,2862$335,55519$119,0964$10,9180$00$01$78,690

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0025.00 , 0026.00, 0027.00, 0032.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 12 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$112,78811$182,902
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$17,6006$293,342
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$288,6081$175,230
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0025.00 , 0026.00, 0027.00, 0032.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 70669 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5774.1 years
James4868.4 years
William4374.0 years
Mary4272.1 years
Charles4072.9 years
Joseph3771.8 years
Robert3368.5 years
George2970.1 years
Edward1972.6 years
Thomas1773.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 70669 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3272.9 years
Smith2773.6 years
Guillory2669.9 years
Fontenot2168.7 years
Miller1975.3 years
Williams1671.1 years
Duhon1575.4 years
Edwards1471.0 years
Martin1372.5 years
Adams1373.3 years
Businesses in zip code 70669
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1McDonald's1
Circle K1Popeyes1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1

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