Mermentau, LA 70556 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70556: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mermentau, LA 70556

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: Acadia Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.188, Longitude -92.578
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mermentau, LA 70556 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 693
Population in Households 693
Population in Familes 586
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 154
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 277
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 200
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 203 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $71,914
Average Home Value $88,547


Median Household Income $49,747
Average Household Income $62,281
Per Capita Income $24,894
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.63%
Households 0.89% 0.85%
Families 0.66% 0.69%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Mermentau, LA 70556 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70556 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 # 427 15th
Population Density1 # 176 65th
Diversity Index2 # 422 16th
Median Household Income # 129 74th
Per Capita Income # 151 70th

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