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: 95
  • Residential Addresses: 1,438
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,438

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

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  1. 70542 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 70542 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Gueydan, LA 70542 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,566
Population in Households 3,513
Population in Familes 2,831
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $39,320
Average Household Income $56,941
Per Capita Income $23,832


Total Housing Units 2,042 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,186 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 273 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 583 (28.6%)
Median Home Value $103,431
Average Home Value $138,090


Total Households 1,459
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 947
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.3% 0.4%
Households 0.29% 0.37%
Families -0.03% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   3.64%

Gueydan, LA 70542 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70542 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 # 273 45th
Population Density # 439 12th
Diversity Index # 434 13th
Median Household Income # 292 41st
Per Capita Income # 202 59th

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