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70812 is the zip code for

Merrydale, LA

Also in this location:
Baton Rouge, LA

Total population
11,206
Housing units
4,006
Land area
(sq. miles)
4.35
Density
(people per sq. mile)
2,576.09
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.00

Demographic data for zip code 70812

Gender:

Male
5,170
Female
6,036
Median age
Male
28.80
Female
34.50
Gender

Households:

Total households
3,673
Family households
2,878
Nonfamily households
795
Average household size
3.05
Average family size
3.45
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
4,006
Occupied housing units
3,673
Owner-occupied
2,595
Renter-occupied
1,078
Vacant housing units
333
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
838
5 to 9 years
885
10 to 14 years
986
15 to 19 years
1,058
20 to 24 years
821
25 to 34 years
1,446
35 to 44 years
1,266
45 to 54 years
1,542
55 to 59 years
810
60 to 64 years
629
65 to 74 years
590
75 to 84 years
248
85 years and over
87
Median age
31.80
Age

Race:

White
440
Hispanic or Latino
402
Black or African American
10,238
Asian
17
American Indian & Alaska Native
20
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
15
Two or More Races
74
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 70812

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
8,588
Civilian labor force
5,785
Employed
5,092
Unemployed
693
Armed Forces
92
Not in labor force
2,711
Percent Unemployed
12.0%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
5,017
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
4,004
Carpooled
630
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
203
Walked
36
Other means
62
Worked at home
82
Mean travel time
24.6 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
5,092
Management / business / science / arts
946
Service
1,339
Sales / office
1,337
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
759
Production / transportation / material moving
711
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
5,092
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
48
Construction
514
Manufacturing
220
Wholesale trade
85
Retail trade
675
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
358
Information
91
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
269
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
180
Educational services / health care / social assistance
1,691
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
387
Public administration
350
Other services
224
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
5,092
Private wage & salary workers
3,658
Government workers
1,316
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
118
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
3,801
Less than $10,000
433
$10,000 to $14,999
254
$15,000 to $24,999
429
$25,000 to $34,999
609
$35,000 to $49,999
483
$50,000 to $74,999
675
$75,000 to $99,999
417
$100,000 to $149,999
391
$150,000 to $199,999
91
$200,000 or more
19
Median household income
$40,973
Mean household income
$51,224
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
18.2%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 70812

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Forest Heights Elementary School
7447 Sumrall Drive
(225) 355-568141422714.8
Glen Oaks Park Elementary School
5656 Lanier Drive
(225) 356-452151439816.9
Glen Oaks Senior High School
6650 Cedar Grove Dr
(225) 356-430669149511.8
Lanier Elementary School
4705 Lanier Drive
(225) 357-595340036017.2
Merrydale Elementary School
6700 Rio Street
(225) 355-034646241218.0

Universities and Colleges around 70812

NameAddressPhone
Remington College
10551 Coursey Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(225) 922-3990
Louisiana State - Health & Hospitals Department- Deputy Secretary- Management & Finance Of
12022 Plank Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70811
(225) 771-4090
Martin Development13944 Airline Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
(225) 755-6301
Baton Rouge College Paralegal
2834 South Sherwood Forest Boulevard Suite B12
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(225) 292-5464

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 70812

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Baton Rouge Gen Med Center3600 Florida Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 387-7000424
Charis Hospital9032 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
(225) 766-855355
Earl K Long Medical Center
5825 Airline Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 358-1000204
Healthsouth Rehab Hosp8595 United Plaza Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
(225) 927-056780
Our Lady Of Lake Reg Med Ctr
5000 Hennessy Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 765-6565671
Summit Hospital17000 Medical Center Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(225) 755-4800201
Woman's Hospital
9050 Airline Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 927-1300216

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 70812

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Tom's Seafood6025 Greenwell St
Baton Rouge, LA 70812
Seafood225-357-3539

Crime rates


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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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