Tallulah, LA 71282 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 71282: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tallulah, LA 71282

Acceptable Alternative
Mound, LA 71282
Richmond, LA 71282

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ashley, LA 71282
Englewood, LA 71282
Quimby, LA 71282
Thomastown, LA 71282

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 350
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,742
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 236
  • Parish: Madison Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.375, Longitude -91.065
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 71282 has segments in 2 Parishes (Madison Parish, Tensas Parish).

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Tallulah, LA 71282 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,695
Population in Households 10,178
Population in Familes 8,444
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,517
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 3,904
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 2,649
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,677 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,199 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,705 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 773 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $78,423
Average Home Value $103,342


Median Household Income $24,833
Average Household Income $38,701
Per Capita Income $13,953
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% -0.07%
Households 0.33% 0.03%
Families 0.08% -0.12%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
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.

Tallulah, LA 71282 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71282 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 # 142 72nd
Population Density1 # 388 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 202 60th
Median Household Income # 472 6th
Per Capita Income # 477 5th

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