Ponchatoula, LA 70454 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70454: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ponchatoula, LA 70454

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Tangipahoa Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.441, Longitude -90.397
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 620
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,004
  • Residential Addresses: 12,163
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 178
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,985

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

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Ponchatoula, LA 70454 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,774
Daytime Population: Workers 5,091
Daytime Population: Residents 15,887
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,978
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 29,634
Population in Familes 24,809
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density2 187
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $49,022
Average Household Income $63,389
Per Capita Income $24,458


Total Housing Units 12,295 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,503 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,906 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 886 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $187,301
Average Home Value $212,795


Total Households 11,409
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 8,089
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% 1.81%
Households 2.24% 1.89%
Families 2.0% 1.74%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70454 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 # 40 92nd
Population Density # 163 68th
Diversity Index # 347 31st
Median Household Income # 164 67th
Per Capita Income # 182 64th

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