Ethel, LA 70730 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70730: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ethel, LA 70730

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 35
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,411
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: East Feliciana Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.815, Longitude -91.118
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ethel, LA 70730 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,691
Daytime Population: Workers 280
Daytime Population: Residents 2,123
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,403
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 3,528
Population in Familes 3,006
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density2 52
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $49,950
Average Household Income $69,698
Per Capita Income $28,012


Total Housing Units 1,570 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,147 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 252 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 171 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $167,096
Average Home Value $217,219


Total Households 1,399
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,000
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 -0.17% -0.36%
Households 0.01% -0.24%
Families -0.22% -0.4%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Ethel, LA 70730 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70730 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 # 273 45th
Population Density # 288 43rd
Diversity Index # 149 71st
Median Household Income # 154 69th
Per Capita Income # 102 80th

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