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: 31
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,390
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: East Feliciana Parish 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, 2016)


Total Population 4,479
Population in Households 4,168
Population in Familes 3,558
Population in Group Qrtrs 311
Population Density1 58
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 1,622
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 1,163
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,817 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,326 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 296 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $147,418
Average Home Value $208,126


Median Household Income $48,305
Average Household Income $65,678
Per Capita Income $26,286
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.12%
Households 0.6% 0.33%
Families 0.38% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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.

Ethel, LA 70730 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70730 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 # 247 51st
Population Density1 # 271 46th
Diversity Index2 # 140 72nd
Median Household Income # 147 71st
Per Capita Income # 118 77th

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