Port Sulphur, LA 70083 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 70083: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Port Sulphur, LA 70083

Not Acceptable, USPS
Home Place, LA 70083
Ironton, LA 70083
Myrtle Grove, LA 70083
Potash, LA 70083
West Pointe A la Hache, LA 70083

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 81
  • Single Family Addresses: 728
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: Plaquemines Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.446, Longitude -89.765
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Port Sulphur, LA 70083 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,474
Population in Households 2,456
Population in Familes 2,066
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 12
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 872
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 599
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,285 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 762 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 110 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 413 (32.1%)
Median Home Value $105,702
Average Home Value $148,261


Median Household Income $37,881
Average Household Income $49,989
Per Capita Income $17,881
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.92% 0.58%
Households 0.99% 0.61%
Families 0.77% 0.46%
Median Household Income   -0.06%
Per Capita Income   1.05%
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.

Port Sulphur, LA 70083 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70083 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 # 313 38th
Population Density1 # 444 12th
Diversity Index2 # 45 91st
Median Household Income # 306 39th
Per Capita Income # 431 14th

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