Scott, LA 70583 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70583: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Scott, LA 70583

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 667
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,448
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 315
  • Parish: Lafayette Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.247, Longitude -92.104
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 70583 has segments in 2 Parishes (Acadia Parish, Lafayette Parish).

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Scott, LA 70583 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,844
Population in Households 12,824
Population in Familes 10,491
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 440
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 4,987
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 3,414
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,571 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,416 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 406 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $107,683
Average Home Value $145,898


Median Household Income $42,882
Average Household Income $61,301
Per Capita Income $23,857
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.19% 1.51%
Households 1.25% 1.55%
Families 0.9% 1.33%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

Scott, LA 70583 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70583 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 # 134 73rd
Population Density1 # 114 77th
Diversity Index2 # 235 54th
Median Household Income # 211 58th
Per Capita Income # 177 65th

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