Lafayette, LA 70508 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70508: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lafayette, LA 70508

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Lafayette Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.157, Longitude -92.027
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,401
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 18,197
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,880
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,317

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

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Lafayette, LA 70508 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 39,939
Population in Households 39,601
Population in Familes 30,711
Population in Group Qrtrs 338
Population Density2 1,623
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $64,921
Average Household Income $99,907
Per Capita Income $42,087


Total Housing Units 17,808 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,615 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,088 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,105 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $256,792
Average Home Value $312,617


Total Households 16,703
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 10,070
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 1.67% 1.72%
Households 1.68% 1.71%
Families 1.3% 1.47%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Lafayette, LA 70508 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70508 to the other 496 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 15 97th
Population Density # 56 89th
Diversity Index # 334 32nd
Median Household Income # 21 96th
Per Capita Income # 11 98th

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