Jonesboro, LA 71251 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71251: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jonesboro, LA 71251

Not Acceptable, USPS
Weston, LA 71251
Wyatt, LA 71251

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 384
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,423
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 101
  • Parish: Jackson Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.238, Longitude -92.642
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 71251 has segments in 2 Parishes (Bienville Parish, Jackson Parish).

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Jonesboro, LA 71251 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,059
Population in Households 8,021
Population in Familes 6,694
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,038
Population Density1 60
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 3,302
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,255
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,125 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,177 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 603 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $89,992
Average Home Value $124,059


Median Household Income $36,361
Average Household Income $49,234
Per Capita Income $18,859
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.23%
Households 0.3% 0.33%
Families 0.06% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.

Jonesboro, LA 71251 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71251 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 # 169 66th
Population Density1 # 269 47th
Diversity Index2 # 191 62nd
Median Household Income # 334 34th
Per Capita Income # 399 21st

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