Washington, LA 70589 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70589: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Washington, LA 70589

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 92
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,162
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: Saint Landry Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.611, Longitude -92.058
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 70589 has segments in 2 Parishes (Evangeline, Saint Landry).

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Washington, LA 70589 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,450
Daytime Population: Workers 701
Daytime Population: Residents 2,249
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,950
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 3,430
Population in Familes 2,835
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $30,690
Average Household Income $51,300
Per Capita Income $20,300


Total Housing Units 1,538 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 931 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 426 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $140,596
Average Home Value $158,083


Total Households 1,357
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 889
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 0.57% 0.46%
Households 0.66% 0.5%
Families 0.31% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Washington, LA 70589 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70589 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 # 278 44th
Population Density # 362 28th
Diversity Index # 124 75th
Median Household Income # 440 12th
Per Capita Income # 365 27th

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