Independence, LA 70443 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70443: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Independence, LA 70443

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 127
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,389
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: Tangipahoa Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.629, Longitude -90.498
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 70443 has segments in 3 Parishes (Livingston, Saint Helena, Tangipahoa).

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Independence, LA 70443 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,596
Population in Households 11,595
Population in Familes 9,867
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 138
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 4,289
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 3,099
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,740 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,174 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,115 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 451 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $121,025
Average Home Value $160,436


Median Household Income $41,417
Average Household Income $55,585
Per Capita Income $20,564
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.62% 1.54%
Households 1.82% 1.67%
Families 1.58% 1.51%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Independence, LA 70443 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70443 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 # 143 72nd
Population Density1 # 186 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 129 75th
Median Household Income # 233 54th
Per Capita Income # 336 33rd

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