Lake Providence, LA 71254 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 71254: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Providence, LA 71254

Acceptable Alternative
Lk Providence, LA 71254

Not Acceptable, USPS
Gassoway, LA 71254
Hollybrook, LA 71254
Millikin, LA 71254
Monticello, LA 71254
Shelburn, LA 71254

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 308
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,206
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 161
  • Parish: East Carroll Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.805, Longitude -91.178
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lake Providence, LA 71254 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,881
Population in Households 5,373
Population in Familes 4,444
Population in Group Qrtrs 508
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 1,997
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,309
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,074 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 923 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 280 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $54,608
Average Home Value $96,718


Median Household Income $22,697
Average Household Income $42,231
Per Capita Income $15,029
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.26%
Households -0.43% -0.38%
Families -0.7% -0.57%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.

Lake Providence, LA 71254 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71254 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 # 213 58th
Population Density1 # 347 31st
Diversity Index2 # 298 41st
Median Household Income # 479 5th
Per Capita Income # 470 6th

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