Port Sulphur, LA 70083 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 70083: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Port Sulphur, LA 70083

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Plaquemines Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.446, Longitude -89.765
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 78
  • PO Box Addresses: 459
  • Residential Addresses: 749
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 749

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

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Port Sulphur, LA 70083 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,420
Daytime Population: Workers 1,400
Daytime Population: Residents 1,490
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,890
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 2,402
Population in Familes 2,015
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $38,722
Average Household Income $51,824
Per Capita Income $18,556


Total Housing Units 1,245 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 747 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 391 (31.4%)
Median Home Value $113,816
Average Home Value $153,414


Total Households 854
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 584
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 0.45% 0.25%
Households 0.48% 0.26%
Families 0.21% 0.14%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Port Sulphur, LA 70083 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70083 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 # 316 37th
Population Density # 445 11th
Diversity Index # 49 90th
Median Household Income # 300 40th
Per Capita Income # 428 14th

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