Port Sulphur, LA 70083 ZIP Code Profile


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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

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

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 83
  • Single Family Addresses: 668
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: Plaquemines Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.446, Longitude -89.765
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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

The table below compares 70083 to the other 497 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 311 38th
Population Density1 # 435 12th
Diversity Index2 # 47 91st
Median Household Income # 251 50th
Per Capita Income # 387 22nd

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Port Sulphur, LA 70083 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,466
Population in Households 2,448
Population in Familes 2,060
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 876
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 605
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 771 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 ( 8.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 406 (31.7%)
Median Home Value $82,985
Average Home Value $119,553


Median Household Income $40,096
Average Household Income $51,692
Per Capita Income $18,458
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.07% 0.63%
Households 1.25% 0.65%
Families 1.04% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

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