Lafayette, LA 70503 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70503: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lafayette, LA 70503

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,995
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,681
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,353
  • Parish: Lafayette Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.189, Longitude -92.044
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lafayette, LA 70503 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,996
Daytime Population: Workers 24,162
Daytime Population: Residents 17,020
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 41,182
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.37
Population in Households 28,261
Population in Familes 22,111
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,735
Population Density2 2,690
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $79,034
Average Household Income $110,781
Per Capita Income $44,179


Total Housing Units 12,206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,653 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,009 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 544 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $236,722
Average Home Value $300,157


Total Households 11,662
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 7,321
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.23% 1.31%
Households 1.27% 1.36%
Families 0.94% 1.15%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Lafayette, LA 70503 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70503 to the other 499 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 39 92nd
Population Density # 35 93rd
Diversity Index # 355 29th
Median Household Income # 9 98th
Per Capita Income # 11 98th

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