Franklinton, LA 70438 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70438: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Franklinton, LA 70438

Acceptable Alternative
Sheridan, LA 70438

Not Acceptable, USPS
Thomas, LA 70438

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 575
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,839
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 104
  • Parish: Washington Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.849, Longitude -90.146
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 70438 has segments in 2 Parishes (Walthall, Washington Parish).

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Franklinton, LA 70438 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,296
Population in Households 19,047
Population in Familes 15,885
Population in Group Qrtrs 249
Population Density1 57
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 7,434
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 5,145
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,531 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,903 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 947 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $108,474
Average Home Value $151,568


Median Household Income $32,383
Average Household Income $47,034
Per Capita Income $18,385
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.44%
Households 0.87% 0.55%
Families 0.62% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

Franklinton, LA 70438 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70438 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 # 96 81st
Population Density1 # 273 46th
Diversity Index2 # 267 47th
Median Household Income # 408 19th
Per Capita Income # 418 17th

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