Gueydan, LA 70542 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70542: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gueydan, LA 70542

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Vermilion Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.026, Longitude -92.51
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 70542 has segments in 2 Parishes (Cameron, Vermilion).

  • Businesses Addresses: 135
  • PO Box Addresses: 97
  • Residential Addresses: 1,429
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,429

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

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Gueydan, LA 70542 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,712
Daytime Population: Workers 593
Daytime Population: Residents 2,129
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,722
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 3,659
Population in Familes 2,941
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $39,416
Average Household Income $58,019
Per Capita Income $24,350


Total Housing Units 2,095 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,203 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 322 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 570 (27.2%)
Median Home Value $99,207
Average Home Value $137,136


Total Households 1,525
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 993
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 0.51% 0.59%
Households 0.56% 0.61%
Families 0.22% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

Gueydan, LA 70542 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70542 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 # 271 46th
Population Density # 447 11th
Diversity Index # 439 12th
Median Household Income # 284 43rd
Per Capita Income # 184 63rd

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