Braithwaite, LA 70040 ZIP Code Profile

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Belair, LA | Braithwaite, LA | Carlisle, LA | Davant, LA

ZIP Code 70040: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Braithwaite, LA 70040

Acceptable Alternative
Carlisle, LA 70040

Not Acceptable, USPS
Belair, LA 70040
Davant, LA 70040

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Plaquemines Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.828, Longitude -89.963
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 27
  • PO Box Addresses: 95
  • Residential Addresses: 444
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 444

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Braithwaite, LA 70040 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,376
Daytime Population: Workers 297
Daytime Population: Residents 844
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,141
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 1,376
Population in Familes 1,184
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $39,671
Average Household Income $60,845
Per Capita Income $22,728


Total Housing Units 724 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 437 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 210 (29.0%)
Median Home Value $134,184
Average Home Value $174,886


Total Households 514
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 375
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 -2.09% -0.78%
Households -2.04% -0.75%
Families -2.27% -0.87%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Braithwaite, LA 70040 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70040 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 # 372 26th
Population Density # 474 5th
Diversity Index # 63 88th
Median Household Income # 280 44th
Per Capita Income # 245 51st

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