Grand Chenier, LA 70643 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70643: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Grand Chenier, LA 70643

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 27
  • Single Family Addresses: 171
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: Cameron Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.795, Longitude -92.783
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Grand Chenier, LA 70643 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 316
Population in Households 316
Population in Familes 264
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 120
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 82
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 209 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 ( 5.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (42.6%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $135,417


Median Household Income $40,469
Average Household Income $54,371
Per Capita Income $20,647
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.63%
Households 0.54% 0.82%
Families 0.4% 0.48%
Median Household Income   -0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
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.

Grand Chenier, LA 70643 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70643 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 # 455 9th
Population Density1 # 494 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 472 6th
Median Household Income # 253 50th
Per Capita Income # 331 34th

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