Monroe, LA 71203 ZIP Code Profile

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Lakeshore, LA | Monroe, LA

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ZIP Code 71203: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Monroe, LA 71203

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lakeshore, LA 71203

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 948
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,564
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,903
  • Parish: Ouachita Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.548, Longitude -92.044
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Monroe, LA 71203 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37,803
Population in Households 35,826
Population in Familes 28,816
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,977
Population Density1 305
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 14,340
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 9,320
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,673 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,721 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,619 (42.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,333 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $130,916
Average Home Value $166,151


Median Household Income $41,033
Average Household Income $59,012
Per Capita Income $23,516
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.38%
Households 0.56% 0.53%
Families 0.26% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Monroe, LA 71203 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71203 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 # 19 96th
Population Density1 # 133 74th
Diversity Index2 # 83 84th
Median Household Income # 244 51st
Per Capita Income # 187 63rd

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