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: 1,356
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,119
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,053
  • Parish: Ouachita Parish 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, 2016)


Total Population 34,077
Population in Households 33,798
Population in Familes 27,363
Population in Group Qrtrs 279
Population Density1 590
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 14,282
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 9,304
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,325 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,670 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,612 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,043 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $156,848
Average Home Value $189,732


Median Household Income $48,988
Average Household Income $66,493
Per Capita Income $28,102
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 0.6%
Households 0.92% 0.75%
Families 0.62% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

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

The table below compares 71291 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 # 30 94th
Population Density1 # 101 80th
Diversity Index2 # 359 29th
Median Household Income # 137 73rd
Per Capita Income # 80 84th

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