Lake Arthur, LA 70549 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70549: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Arthur, LA 70549

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 113
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,636
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: Jefferson Davis Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.085, Longitude -92.677
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 70549 has segments in 2 Parishes (Cameron, Jefferson Davis).

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Lake Arthur, LA 70549 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,883
Daytime Population: Workers 680
Daytime Population: Residents 2,637
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,317
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 3,883
Population in Familes 3,151
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $35,106
Average Household Income $50,860
Per Capita Income $20,158


Total Housing Units 1,850 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,072 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 467 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 311 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $81,564
Average Home Value $101,632


Total Households 1,539
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,027
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 0.59% 0.7%
Households 0.59% 0.69%
Families 0.27% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Lake Arthur, LA 70549 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70549 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 # 265 47th
Population Density # 325 35th
Diversity Index # 409 18th
Median Household Income # 378 24th
Per Capita Income # 374 25th

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