West Monroe, LA 71291 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 71291: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Monroe, LA 71291

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cheniere, LA 71291
Dean Chapel, LA 71291
Drew, LA 71291
Forest Park, LA 71291
Highland Park, LA 71291
Kiroli Woods, LA 71291
Splane Place, LA 71291
Wall Lake, LA 71291

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,357
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,259
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,060
  • Parish: Ouachita Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.504, Longitude -92.191
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Monroe, LA 71291 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 34,906
Daytime Population: Workers 12,894
Daytime Population: Residents 17,738
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,632
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 34,627
Population in Familes 27,922
Population in Group Qrtrs 279
Population Density2 600
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $50,120
Average Household Income $67,968
Per Capita Income $28,517


Total Housing Units 15,388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,817 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,711 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 860 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $164,746
Average Home Value $193,685


Total Households 14,528
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 9,416
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.91% 0.8%
Households 1.02% 0.86%
Families 0.69% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

West Monroe, LA 71291 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71291 to the other 499 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 26 95th
Population Density # 99 80th
Diversity Index # 359 28th
Median Household Income # 145 71st
Per Capita Income # 92 82nd

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