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ZIP Code 70570

Zip code area 70570 in Opelousas, Saint Landry Parish, LA

  •   State: 
    Louisiana
      Counties: 
    Saint Landry Parish
      Cities: 
    Opelousas
      County FIPS: 
    22097
      Area total: 
    17.729 sq mi
      Area land: 
    171.78 sq mi
      Area water: 
    0.551 sq mi
      Elevation: 
    13 feet
  •   Latitude: 
    30,5297
      Longitude: 
    -92,0945
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Opelousas LA
      Timezone: 
    Central Standard Time Zone (CST), UTC-6:00; Central Daylight Time (CDT), UTC-5:00
      Coordinates: 
    30.53274, -92.10482
      GMAP: 

    Louisiana 70570, USA

  •   Population: 
    61,716 individuals
      Population density: 
    3,316.6 people per square miles
      Households: 
    30,632
      Unemployment rate: 
    5.9%
      Household income: 
    $42,391 average annual income
      Housing units: 
    16,971 residential housing units
      Health insurance: 
    7.5% of residents who report not having health insurance
      Veterans: 
    0.5% of residents who are veterans

The ZIP 70570 is a South ZIP code and located in the preferred city/town Opelousas, Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana with a population estimated today at about 41.685 peoples. The preferred city may be different from the city where the zip code 70570 is located. Opelousas is usually the name of the main post office. When sending a package or mail, always indicate your preferred or accepted cities. Using any city from the list of invalid cities may result in delays.

  • Living in the postal code area 70570 of Opelousas, Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana 47.6% of population who are male and 52.4% who are female.

    The median age for all people, for males & for females based on 2020 Census data. Median is the middle value, when all possible values are listed in order. Median is not the same as Average (or Mean).

  • Household income staggered according to certain income ranges.

    The median commute time of resident workers require for a one-way commute to work in minutes.

    The distribution of different age groups in the population of the zip code area of Opelousas, Saint Landry Parish 70570.

    The percentage distribution of the population by race.

    Estimated residential value of individual residential buildings as a percentage.

    The age of the building does not always say something about the structural condition of the residential buildings.

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Saint Landry Parish

St. Landry Parish

  •   State: 
    Louisiana
      County: 
    Saint Landry Parish
      Zips: 
    71345
    70571
    70584
    70551
    70550
    71356
    71358
    71353
    70541
    70750
    70589
    70512
    70577
    70584
    70535
    70570
      Coordinates: 
    30.598931513408715, -92.0058237567685
      Area total: 
    938.98 sq. mi., 2431.95 sq. km, 600948.48 acres
      Area land: 
    923.91 sq. mi., 2392.92 sq. km, 591304.32 acres
      Area water: 
    15.07 sq. mi., 39.03 sq. km, 9644.16 acres
      Established: 
    1807
      Capital seat: 

    Opelousas
    Address: 118 S. Court St., Suite 133
    Opelousas, LA
    Governing Body: Council with 14 board size
    Governing Authority: Home Rule

  • Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States

  •   Population: 
    82,540; Population change: -1.01% (2010 - 2020)
      Population density: 
    89 persons per square mile
      Household income: 
    $27,633
      Households: 
    34,573
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.70% per 32,418 county labor force
  •   Sales taxes: 
    9.75%
      Income taxes: 
    6.00%
      GDP: 
    $2.44 B, gross domestic product (GDP)
  • Saint Landry Parish's population of Louisiana of 60,074 residents in 1930 has increased 1,37-fold to 82,540 residents after 90 years, according to the official 2020 census. U.S. Bureau of the Census beginning in 1900. Data for 1870-1890 are on a de facto or unspecified basis; data for 1900 and later years are resident totals.

    Approximately 52.06% female residents and 47.94% male residents live in as of 2020, 55.34% in Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana are married and the remaining 44.66% are single population.

    As of 2020, 55.34% in Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana are married and the remaining 44.66% are single population.

  •   Housing units: 
    36,723 residential units of which 88.50% share occupied residential units.

    28.6 minutes is the average time that residents in Saint Landry Parish require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    80.46% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 13.10% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.68% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.84% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana 63.29% are owner-occupied homes, another 25.45% are rented apartments, and the remaining 11.26% are vacant.

  • The 75.40% of the population in Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

    Since the 1860s, the two main parties have been the Republican Party (here in 2022 = 50.950%) and the Democratic Party (here in 2022 = 47.700%) of those eligible to vote in Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana.

Opelousas

City of Opelousas

  •   State: 
    Louisiana
      County: 
    Saint Landry Parish
      City: 
    Opelousas
      County FIPS: 
    22097
      Coordinates: 
    30°31′41″N 92°05′04″W
      Area total: 
    9.68 sq mi (25.06 km²)
      Area land: 
    9.67 sq mi (25.05 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.01 km²)
      Elevation: 
    69 ft (21 m)
      Established: 
    1821; Incorporated 1821
  •   Latitude: 
    30,5321
      Longitude: 
    -92,0812
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Opelousas, LA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    70570
    70571
      GMAP: 

    Opelousas, Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States

  •   Population: 
    15,786
      Population density: 
    1,632.13 residents per square mile of area (630.18/km²)
      Household income: 
    $16,002
      Households: 
    8,961
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.10%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    9.75%
      Income taxes: 
    6.00%

Opelousas (French: Les Opélousas; Spanish: Los Opeluzás) is a small city and the parish seat of St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is the fourth largest city in the Lafayette-Acadiana Combined Statistical Area, which has a population of 537,947. The city calls itself "the spice capital of the world", with production and sale of seasonings such as Tony Chachere's products, Targil Seasonings, Savoie's cajun meats and products, and LouAna Cooking Oil. It celebrates its heritage at the Creoles of Color Heritage Folklife Center, one of the destinations on the new Louisiana African-American Heritage Trail. The population has decreased by -6.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population. of 16,634 in 2010. According to the 2020 census, Opelousa has a. population of 15,786, and is currently declining at a rate of -1.16% annually and its population has. decreased by 6.3% since 2010. It was once a haven of gambling and prostitution, the profits from which. Sheriff Cat Doucet, from 1936 to 1940 and again from 1952 to 1968, was responsible for the prostitution in the area. The area is now home to the Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino, a horse racing track, and the Louisiana Cajun Music Festival.

Demographics

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 15,786 people, 6,248 households, and 3,527 families residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 77.04% Black, 20.3% White, 04% Native American, 05% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 43% Other Race, 1.08% two or more races, and 1.06% was Hispanic or Latino of any race. In 2000, 89.1% of the population over the age of five spoke English at home, 9.7% spoke French or Cajun, and 0.7%) spoke Louisiana Creole French. In 2010, 16,634 people resided in Opelousas. The median income for a household in theCity was $14,717, and for a family was $19,966. Males had a median income of $24,588 versus $17,104 for females. The per capita income for the City was $9,957. About 57.2% of those under age 18 and 32.0%, of those age 65 or over, were below the poverty line. The city is located on the Louisiana-Mississippi border and is located in the Ouachita National Forest. The Ouachitien River flows through the city and into the Mississippi River. The Mississippi River is a tributary of the Red River, which flows into the Little Red River.

History

Opelousas takes its name from the Native American tribe Opelousa who had occupied the area before European contact. French traders, called coureur de bois (trapper and hunter), arrived in the Opalousas area in the early 1740s. The first official land grant was made in 1782. The city was incorporated by legislative act on February 14, 1821. In 1862, after Baton Rouge fell to the Union troops during the Civil War, Opelosas was designated the state capital for nine months. The governor's mansion, which was the oldest remaining Governor's mansion in Louisiana, was the victim of arson on July 14, 2016. The one-story mansion was reduced to a reduced structure of the heart of the town. An observation tower was removed from the top of the residence in the 1900s, but the remainder of the exterior was identical to its original construction in the 1850s. During Reconstruction, the state government operated from New Orleans. The state capital was moved again in 1863, when Union troops occupied Shreveport, Louisiana. The town is located on the corner of Liberty and Grolee Streets, just west of Liberty Streets, located just outside of the center of the city. It was founded in 1806, when the first Methodist and the first Protestant church in Louisiana was founded. The year 1806 marked the beginning of significant construction in Opel Mousas, the first courthouse was constructed in the middle of theTown. In 1820, Alex Charles Barre, also a French Creole, founded Port Barre. His ancestors came from the French West Indies.

Festivals

The annual Yambilee Festival in Opelousas began in 1946. John F. Kennedy once attended the festival. The Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival is held the Saturday before Labor Day. Other annual events include: Mardi Gras, Gumbo Cook-off, Holy Ghost Festival, Christmas Lighting of Le Vieux Village, and the New Orleans Zydeco Festival, which is held every year on the weekend of Labor Day and New Year's Day. The festival is held in Plaisance, Louisiana and is free to the public. It is open to the general public and is held at the ZydECO Park in the town of Plaisance on the banks of the Redemptorist River. It has been cancelled since the 1980s due to budget cuts. It was originally held on the last weekend in October, but has since been moved to the weekend before All Saints Day (Nov. 1) The festival features a day of performances by Zydeca musicians, with the goal of keeping the genre alive. It also features a street dance on Court St.- Mardigras (Tuesday before Ash Wednesday in French Catholic tradition) The annual Gumbo cook-off takes place in January. The annual New Orleans Gumbo Festival takes place on the first weekend in February. It features a variety of gumbo dishes, including crawfish, chicken, shrimp, and macaroni and cheese, as well as a gumbo competition. The event is free for the public to attend and is run by the Louisiana Gumbo Association.

Education

Opelousas is home to several public and private schools. The city has seven public elementary schools. It is also home to one of the campuses of South Louisiana Community College. The private schools are religiously based, including Opelousa Catholic School, Westminster Christian Academy, and Apostolic Christian Academy. The public high schools are Opelosas Senior High, Northwest High School, and Magnet Academy for Cultural Arts. The junior high is Opelus Junior High, and the high school is Northwest High. The high school has a junior high that serves as the area middle school. The senior high has a high school that serves the area high school. It has a middle school that is part of the area junior high. It also has a senior high that served the area senior high. The middle school is called Northwest Junior High. It serves the local high school and junior high area. It's also the home of Northwest High, which serves the junior high and high school area, and Northwest Senior, which is the senior high school for high school students. The town has a public high school, which also serves the middle school area. There are several public high and private high schools, as well as a junior and senior high, which serve the area's high school age group. There is also a private high school in the city, which was founded in the 1950s. The school is located in the town's downtown area, near the intersection of I-10 and I-20.

Economy

The primary industries in Opelousas are agriculture, oil, manufacturing, wholesale, and retail. Wal-Mart opened a large distribution center just north of the city in 1999. Evangeline Downs relocated from Carencro, Louisiana, in 2003. Tony Chachere, a Louisiana spice company with a worldwide reach, is based in the city. The company makes a variety of seasoning blends, sauces, marinades, and other products. It is generating an $89 million impact per year to the area, employing over 600 full-time workers. It employs over 600 workers. The city is home to the Louisiana State Museum and the Louisiana Museum of Fine Arts. It also has a museum of African-American history, which dates back to the 17th century. It was the site of the first African- American settlement in the 18th century, and is now the center of the state's African American community. It has a population of over 2,000,000 and is the home of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, which was founded in 1776. It's also home to Louisiana State University, which opened in 1778. It currently has a campus of more than 1,000 buildings. The town's population is around 2,500, and it is the second-largest city in the state, after Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Its economy is based on agriculture and oil, with the majority of its residents working in agriculture, manufacturing and wholesale industries. The economy is also based on wholesale and retail, with wholesale sales making up over half of its GDP.

Sports

Opelousas was home to a minor league baseball franchise in 1907, 1932 and 1934-1941. The Indians were members of the Gulf Coast League (1907) and Evangeline League. The team played at Elementary School Park. Opelousa was an affiliate of the Cleveland Indians (1935-1937, 1939) and the New Orleans Saints (1941) The OpelOUSas Orphans played a portion of the 1932 season in the Cotton States League. They were a member of the Louisiana State League in 1933 and 1934. They played in the Louisiana League in 1936 and 1937. They also played in Louisiana's New Orleans League in 1937 and 1938. The Orphans were part of the Texas League in 1938 and 1939. They died in a car accident in 1939, aged 25 and 26. They are buried in a cemetery near the town of Opelosas, Louisiana, in a plot of land that was once owned by the family of a former owner of the Orphans' owner. The baseball team was sold in 1941 and moved to New Orleans, where it played until the end of the 1961 season. It was sold for $1,000,000 in 1961. The franchise was sold to a private company in 1962 and later dissolved. It is believed to have been a franchise of the Chicago Cubs in the 1970s and 1980s. It has since been sold again to a non-profit organization. It played in several minor league leagues in the 1980s and 1990s.

In popular culture

Musician Billy Cobham recorded a song called "Opelousas" on his 1978 album Simplicity of Expression - Depth of Thought (Columbia Records JC 35457). The 1980s synthpop musician Thomas Dolby mentions Opelousa in the song "I Love You Goodbye" from his 1992 album Astronauts & Heretics. Singer-songwriter and comedian Henry Phillips mentions OpELousas as one of the venues in his song 'I'm In Minneapolis (You're In Hollywood)"' The folk-rock singer Lucinda Williams mentions Opalousas in her song "Concrete and Barbed Wire" from her critically acclaimed album Car Wheels on a Gravel Road. The narrator of the song describes being arrested by a sheriff who offers to let him go in exchange for a bribe, under the guise of a contribution to the town's charity ball. It is also mentioned in the film "The Godfather: Part II" and in the TV series "American Horror Story: Coven", which is based on a novel by the same name. The town is located on the banks of the Mississippi River, near the town of Oceanside, California. It has a population of about 3,000 people, according to the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATF) website. It also has a post office, post office and post office. It was built in the early 1900s, when the town was still part of the Spanish-speaking community.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Opelousas, Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana = 84. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 10. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 99. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Opelousas = 5.7 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 15,786 individuals with a median age of 34 age the population grows by 1.80% in Opelousas, Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,632.13 residents per square mile of area (630.18/km²). There are average 2.51 people per household in the 8,961 households with an average household income of $16,002 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 8.10% of the available work force and has dropped -3.12% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 25.66%. The number of physicians in Opelousas per 100,000 population = 141.7.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Opelousas = 64 inches and the annual snowfall = 0.2 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 100. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 214. 92 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 41.1 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 21, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Opelousas, Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana which are owned by the occupant = 47.06%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 40 years with median home cost = $72,860 and home appreciation of 0.42%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $3.34 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $4,608 per student. There are 15.4 students for each teacher in the school, 814 students for each Librarian and 224 students for each Counselor. 2.53% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 6.78% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 3.97% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Opelousas's population in Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana of 2,951 residents in 1900 has increased 5,35-fold to 15,786 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 53.82% female residents and 46.18% male residents live in Opelousas, Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana.

    As of 2020 in Opelousas, Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana are married and the remaining 56.09% are single population.

  • 22.9 minutes is the average time that residents in Opelousas require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    74.67% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 14.06% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 1.37% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.29% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Opelousas, Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana, 47.06% are owner-occupied homes, another 41.01% are rented apartments, and the remaining 11.93% are vacant.

  • The 75.40% of the population in Opelousas, Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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