Sorrento, LA 70778 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70778: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sorrento, LA 70778

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 65
  • Single Family Addresses: 983
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: Ascension Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.183, Longitude -90.864
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sorrento, LA 70778 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,177
Daytime Population: Workers 633
Daytime Population: Residents 1,741
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,374
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 3,177
Population in Familes 2,728
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 106
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $54,670
Average Household Income $72,767
Per Capita Income $26,935


Total Housing Units 1,279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 964 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 212 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $162,281
Average Home Value $171,291


Total Households 1,176
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 879
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 2.9% 2.01%
Households 3.0% 2.04%
Families 2.87% 1.91%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Sorrento, LA 70778 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70778 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 # 288 42nd
Population Density # 210 58th
Diversity Index # 210 58th
Median Household Income # 92 82nd
Per Capita Income # 117 77th

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