Port Barre, LA 70577 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70577: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Port Barre, LA 70577

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 82
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,038
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 8
  • Parish: St. Landry Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.542, Longitude -91.964
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Port Barre, LA 70577 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,989
Population in Households 4,989
Population in Familes 4,229
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 43
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 1,930
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 1,382
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,469 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 461 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 525 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $83,611
Average Home Value $108,850


Median Household Income $35,754
Average Household Income $54,468
Per Capita Income $21,071
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.14% 0.84%
Households 1.36% 0.95%
Families 1.12% 0.77%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

Port Barre, LA 70577 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70577 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 # 229 54th
Population Density1 # 303 40th
Diversity Index2 # 324 36th
Median Household Income # 348 31st
Per Capita Income # 302 40th

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