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70443 is the zip code for

Independence, LA

Total population
10,232
Housing units
4,113
Land area
(sq. miles)
77.12
Density
(people per sq. mile)
132.68
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.60

Demographic data for zip code 70443

Gender:

Male
4,958
Female
5,274
Median age
Male
34.10
Female
35.70
Gender

Households:

Total households
3,739
Family households
2,754
Nonfamily households
985
Average household size
2.74
Average family size
3.20
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
4,113
Occupied housing units
3,739
Owner-occupied
2,870
Renter-occupied
869
Vacant housing units
374
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
840
5 to 9 years
769
10 to 14 years
752
15 to 19 years
774
20 to 24 years
673
25 to 34 years
1,315
35 to 44 years
1,268
45 to 54 years
1,438
55 to 59 years
667
60 to 64 years
545
65 to 74 years
718
75 to 84 years
357
85 years and over
116
Median age
34.90
Age

Race:

White
6,415
Hispanic or Latino
539
Black or African American
3,079
Asian
60
American Indian & Alaska Native
33
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
0
Two or More Races
106
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 70443

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
7,092
Civilian labor force
3,864
Employed
3,291
Unemployed
573
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
3,228
Percent Unemployed
14.8%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
3,221
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
2,413
Carpooled
386
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
102
Other means
88
Worked at home
232
Mean travel time
30.6 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
3,291
Management / business / science / arts
860
Service
529
Sales / office
749
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
457
Production / transportation / material moving
696
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
3,291
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
116
Construction
371
Manufacturing
333
Wholesale trade
52
Retail trade
456
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
205
Information
26
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
122
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
153
Educational services / health care / social assistance
866
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
217
Public administration
248
Other services
126
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
3,291
Private wage & salary workers
2,377
Government workers
669
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
245
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
3,443
Less than $10,000
622
$10,000 to $14,999
298
$15,000 to $24,999
538
$25,000 to $34,999
333
$35,000 to $49,999
602
$50,000 to $74,999
482
$75,000 to $99,999
295
$100,000 to $149,999
197
$150,000 to $199,999
51
$200,000 or more
25
Median household income
$31,754
Mean household income
$42,685
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
32.2%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 70443

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Independence Elementary School
221 Tiger Avenue
(985) 878-494645238815.3
Independence High School
270 Tiger Avenue
(985) 878-943653834917.0
Independence Middle School
300 West Second Street
(985) 878-437634829318.6

Universities and Colleges around 70443

NameAddressPhone
Louisiana State - Southeastern Louisiana University- Lake Pontchartrain Basin Mari133 Mabel Drive
Madisonville, LA 70447
(985) 792-5320

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 70443

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Bogalusa Comm Medical Center433 Plaza Street
Bogalusa, LA 70427
(504) 732-712264
Hood Memorial Hospital301 West Walnut Street
Amite, LA 70422
(504) 748-948540
Lakeview Regional Medical Ctr
95 East Fairway Drive
Covington, LA 70433
(504) 867-3800143
Lallie Kemp Medical Center
52579 Highway 51 South
Independence, LA 70443
(985) 878-942136
North Oaks Medical Center
15790 Medical Center Drive
Hammond, LA 70403
(504) 345-2700215
North Oaks Rehab Hospital
1900 South Morrison Boulevard
Hammond, LA 70403
(504) 230-570045
Northshore Psychiatric Hosp
104 Medical Center Drive
Slidell, LA 70461
(504) 646-550058
Northshore Regional Med Center
100 Medical Center Drive
Slidell, LA 70461
(504) 649-7070147
Riverbend Rehabilitation Hosp20050 Crestwood Boulevard
Covington, LA 70433
(504) 871-161036
Riverside Medical Center1900 Main Street
Franklinton, LA 70438
(504) 839-443149
Slidell Memorial Hsp & Med Ctr
1001 Gause Boulevard
Slidell, LA 70458
(985) 643-2200173
Southeast Louisiana Hospital

Mandeville, LA 70448
(504) 626-6300226
St Helena Parish HospitalHighway 43 North
Greensburg, LA 70441
(225) 222-611187
St Tammany Parish Hospital
1202 South Tyler Street
Covington, LA 70433
(504) 898-4000159
Wash-St Tammany Reg Med Ctr400 Memphis Street
Bogalusa, LA 70427
(985) 735-132234

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 70443

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Blaises Restaurant242 E Railroad Ave
Independence, LA 70443
Fast Food985-878-1951

Crime rates


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Louisiana

Louisiana, Pelican State, LA; a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

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