Braithwaite, LA 70040 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70040: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Braithwaite, LA 70040

Acceptable Alternative
Carlisle, LA 70040

Not Acceptable, USPS
Belair, LA 70040
Davant, LA 70040

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 24
  • Single Family Addresses: 412
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: Plaquemines Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.828, Longitude -89.963
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Braithwaite, LA 70040 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,622
Population in Households 1,622
Population in Familes 1,399
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 611
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 448
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 512 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $137,755
Average Home Value $172,949


Median Household Income $39,690
Average Household Income $60,960
Per Capita Income $22,964
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.05%
Households 0.37% 0.16%
Families 0.18% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.1%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Braithwaite, LA 70040 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70040 to the other 501 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 363 28th
Population Density1 # 472 6th
Diversity Index2 # 48 91st
Median Household Income # 267 47th
Per Capita Income # 212 58th

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