Lake Arthur, LA 70549 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70549: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Arthur, LA 70549

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Jefferson Davis Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.085, Longitude -92.677
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 70549 has segments in 2 Parishes (Cameron, Jefferson Davis).

  • Businesses Addresses: 105
  • PO Box Addresses: 261
  • Residential Addresses: 1,566
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,566

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 70549 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 70549 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Lake Arthur, LA 70549 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lake Arthur, LA 70549 Housing Affordability Index is 205
State of Louisiana Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Lake Arthur, LA 70549 Wealth Index is 62
State of Louisiana Wealth Index is 71
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,858
Population in Households 3,858
Population in Familes 3,129
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 42
Diversity Index1 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,675
Average Household Income $61,880
Per Capita Income $24,540
Wealth Index3 62

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,854 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,028 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 502 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 324 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $104,641
Housing Affordability Index2 205
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,530
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,017
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.35% 0.2%
Households 0.36% 0.18%
Families 0.06% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.19%

Lake Arthur, LA 70549 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70549 to the other 502 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 266 47th
Population Density # 316 37th
Diversity Index # 413 18th
Median Household Income # 288 43rd
Per Capita Income # 191 62nd

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