Merryville, LA 70653 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70653: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Merryville, LA 70653

Acceptable Alternative
Fields, LA 70653

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 65
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,225
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: Beauregard Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.709, Longitude -93.552
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Merryville, LA 70653 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,287
Population in Households 3,247
Population in Familes 2,713
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 1,300
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 909
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,519 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 977 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 323 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 219 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $79,748
Average Home Value $109,724


Median Household Income $37,863
Average Household Income $50,029
Per Capita Income $20,037
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.18%
Households 0.42% 0.15%
Families 0.18% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
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.

Merryville, LA 70653 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70653 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 # 285 43rd
Population Density1 # 455 9th
Diversity Index2 # 409 19th
Median Household Income # 307 39th
Per Capita Income # 356 29th

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