70706 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Watson, LA (1.83%)
Counties: Livingston Parish, LA (72.10%), St. Helena Parish, LA (27.90%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 22,040
Zip code population in 2010: 20,752
Zip code population in 2000: 13,502

Houses and condos: 7,829
Renter-occupied apartments: 802
% of renters here:

11%
State:

34%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 70706: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 51.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 428 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

0.6% ($995)
Louisiana:

0.5% ($714)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,108 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $390 (0.4%)

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Males: 10,935  (49.6%)
Females: 11,105  (50.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 70706:

For population 15 years and over in 70706:

Zip code 70706 compared to state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 70706

  • Zip code 70706 races chart
    • 19,044White population
    • 882Black population
    • 83American Indian population
    • 97Asian population
    • 3Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 13Some other race population
    • 176Two or more races population
    • 454Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 13,226
Rural population: 8,813

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $164,800
70706:

$164,800
Louisiana:

$140,300



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 41 registered sex offenders living in 70706 zip code as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 70706 to the number of sex offenders is 402 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

34.0 years
Louisiana median age:

36.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.9 people
Louisiana:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 70706, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $58,853 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$58,853
State:

$56,730

Salary/wage: $52,897 (reported on 89.2% of returns)
Here:

$52,897
State:

$45,545
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.2% for AGIs below $25k, 84.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 85.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 38.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $748 (reported on 26.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$748
Louisiana:

$1,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,165 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,165
State:

$7,610
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,712 (reported on 8.3% of returns)
Here:

+$7,712
State:

+$17,096
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,880 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

+$8,880
State:

+$12,088
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $16,542 (reported on 6.9% of returns)
70706:

$16,542
Louisiana:

$16,085
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,108 (19% of AGI, reported on 33.0% of returns)
Here:

$19,108
State:

$23,585

Here:

19.2% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs below $25k, 9.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,903 (reported on 23.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,903
State:

$5,533
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,778 (reported on 32.9% of returns)
70706:

$4,778
State:

$6,282
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,374 (reported on 17.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,374
State:

$2,633
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 70706, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $43,838 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$43,838
State:

$39,411

Salary/wage: $42,085 (reported on 91.2% of returns)
Here:

$42,085
State:

$34,434
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 127.4% for AGIs below $10k, 81.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 88.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 92.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 90.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $642 (reported on 33.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$642
Louisiana:

$1,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,245 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,245
State:

$3,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,659 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

+$4,659
State:

+$8,531
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,260 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

+$5,260
State:

+$9,128
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.9% for AGIs below $10k, 6.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,748 (reported on 1.6% of returns)
70706:

$2,748
Louisiana:

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

Total itemized deductions: $15,753 (22% of AGI, reported on 33.5% of returns)
Here:

$15,753
State:

$18,222

Here:

22.1% of AGI
State:

20.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $10k, 6.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,710 (4% of AGI, reported on 27.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,710
State:

$4,190

Here:

3.6% of AGI
State:

4.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,963 (reported on 76.4% of returns)
70706:

$4,963
State:

$6,529
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,814 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,814
State:

$2,103

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 49.6%
Here:

50%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 42.7% for AGIs below $10k, 50.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 51.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 48.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 54.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$67,098
Louisiana:

$44,164
Watson, LA (70706) map Nearest zip codes: 70739, 70770, 70785, 70818, 70819, 70453.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

63.7%
Louisiana:

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

3.5%
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: 970
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,543


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 500 (383 now married, 117 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,150 (2,793 now married, 2,357 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 70706 with a mortgage: 4,779 (86 second mortgage, 442 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,932

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,330
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S299

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

7.0%
Whole state:

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

2.6%
Whole state:

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

5.8
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 70706: Dennis Mills (A), Camp Stallion (B), Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch (C), Livingston Parish Fire Protection District 4 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 70706 include: Live Oak United Methodist Church (A), Church of God of Prophecy (B), Amite Baptist Church (C), Live Oak Temple (D), Seven Oaks Baptist Church (E), Watson Church (F), New Bethlehem Baptist Church (G), Greater Saint Peter Church (H), Emmanuel Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Newsom Cemetery (1), Womack Cemetery (2), Amite Cemetery (3), Live Oak Cemetery (4), New Bethlehem Cemetery (5), McCray Cemetery (6), Plainview Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pigeon Creek (A), Chaney Branch (B), Moler Bayou (C), Clayton Bayou (D), Spillers Creek (E), Sandy Creek (F), Canada Branch (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 932010 or later
  • 2,8622000 to 2009
  • 2,2221990 to 1999
  • 1,2031980 to 1989
  • 6721970 to 1979
  • 4051960 to 1969
  • 2851950 to 1959
  • 531940 to 1949
  • 341939 or earlier

Zip code 70706 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Watson, LA (70706)

  • 31no bedroom
  • 381 bedroom
  • 4142 bedrooms
  • 4,3413 bedrooms
  • 1,7594 bedrooms
  • 1285+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Watson, LA (70706)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 871 bedroom
  • 2052 bedrooms
  • 4893 bedrooms
  • 214 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Watson, LA (70706) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 56no vehicle
  • 1,4121 vehicle
  • 3,4192 vehicles
  • 1,1743 vehicles
  • 5194 vehicles
  • 1315+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Watson, LA (70706) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 183no vehicle
  • 3001 vehicle
  • 2762 vehicles
  • 193 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $645.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $108,535.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $164,800
70706:

$164,800
Louisiana:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $118,300 - $228,800

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 6.7%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 29.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,034

Size of family households: 2,125 2-persons, 1,278 3-persons, 1,343 4-persons, 794 5-persons, 168 6-persons, 114 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,340 1-person, 281 2-persons, 70 3-persons

4,925 married couples with children.
761 single-parent households (179 men, 582 women).

96.0% of residents of 70706 zip code speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% very well, 25% well, 6% not well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% very well, 5% well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% very well, 36% well, 20% not well).

Foreign born population: 366 (1.7%)
(58.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.7%
Whole state:

3.9%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 17%Cuba
  • 16%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 14%Germany
  • 13%Mexico
  • 13%Vietnam
  • 11%Brazil
  • 7%El Salvador

Most common first ancestries reported in 70706 (%)

  • 17%English
  • 17%Other groups
  • 13%French (except Basque)
  • 12%American
  • 8%Irish
  • 7%Italian
  • 6%German

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 312010 or later
  • 1272000 to 2009
  • 2001990 to 1999
  • 126Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 70706 marital status for males
Zip code 70706 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 72%Electricity
  • 23%Utility gas
  • 3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2%Wood

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


58% of the 70706 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Louisiana.

91% of the 70706 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% 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, 0% 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): 327
Here:

10.7%
Louisiana:

16.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 65
Here:

4.3%
Louisiana:

17.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 158
Here:

21.4%
Louisiana:

17.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 96,250Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 71,875Production occupations
  • 61,281Business and financial operations occupations
  • 61,071Management occupations
  • 56,917Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 53,018Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical 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:

  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 6 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED344$153,813171$139,656614$155,12883$42,29858$153,29290$53,465
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$142,22025$106,76972$169,50213$55,7983$106,44711$70,438
APPLICATIONS DENIED58$147,77644$100,274229$134,65257$30,7356$75,61551$52,529
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN23$151,97736$112,165165$158,44710$50,4946$110,39825$44,492
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$142,7616$149,68256$154,1029$74,0513$88,1035$41,628
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0403.01 , 0403.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$190,66439$206,562
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$290,78613$201,433
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$232,2804$166,783
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$08$217,588
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$197,870
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0403.01 , 0403.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 70706 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1674.2 years
Robert1368.2 years
William1075.1 years
Mary878.5 years
Thomas865.0 years
John770.9 years
Joseph773.4 years
Dorothy676.1 years
Hazel682.8 years
Margaret677.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 70706 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson874.2 years
Jones773.1 years
Morris757.3 years
Smith677.8 years
Perkins479.0 years
Russell483.3 years
Duncan474.5 years
Easterly479.5 years
Fore480.2 years
Leblanc471.5 years
Businesses in zip code 70706
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Popeyes1
AutoZone1True Value1
DHL1Walgreens1
Domino's Pizza1

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