Abbeville, LA 70510 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70510: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Abbeville, LA 70510

Acceptable Alternative
Cow Island, LA 70510
Meaux, LA 70510

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 806
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,813
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 422
  • Parish: Vermilion Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.905, Longitude -92.133
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Abbeville, LA 70510 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,100
Population in Households 25,732
Population in Familes 21,139
Population in Group Qrtrs 368
Population Density1 65
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 9,824
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 6,632
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,409 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,415 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,336 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $98,483
Average Home Value $144,867


Median Household Income $41,638
Average Household Income $59,454
Per Capita Income $22,886
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.74%
Households 0.4% 0.67%
Families 0.11% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

Abbeville, LA 70510 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70510 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 # 60 88th
Population Density1 # 256 49th
Diversity Index2 # 128 75th
Median Household Income # 225 55th
Per Capita Income # 214 57th

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