Bogalusa, LA 70427 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70427: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bogalusa, LA 70427

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lees Creek, LA 70427
Mitch, LA 70427
Mitchell City, LA 70427
Plainview, LA 70427
Rio, LA 70427

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 669
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,291
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 76
  • Parish: Washington Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.772, Longitude -89.863
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 70427 has segments in 2 Parishes (St. Tammany Parish, Washington Parish).

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Bogalusa, LA 70427 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,346
Population in Households 19,138
Population in Familes 15,231
Population in Group Qrtrs 208
Population Density1 145
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 7,918
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 5,028
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,325 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,945 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,973 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,407 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $88,376
Average Home Value $119,722


Median Household Income $29,207
Average Household Income $44,331
Per Capita Income $18,365
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% -0.13%
Households 0.1% -0.01%
Families -0.21% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bogalusa, LA 70427 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70427 to the other 501 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 95 81st
Population Density1 # 182 64th
Diversity Index2 # 172 66th
Median Household Income # 443 12th
Per Capita Income # 419 17th

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