West Monroe, LA 71292 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 71292: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Monroe, LA 71292

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bawcomville, LA 71292
Brownsville, LA 71292
Cheniere, LA 71292
Lapine, LA 71292
Luna, LA 71292
Olinkraft, LA 71292
Siegle, LA 71292

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 608
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,362
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 65
  • Parish: Ouachita Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.444, Longitude -92.203
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Monroe, LA 71292 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 22,745
Population in Households 22,738
Population in Familes 18,979
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 143
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 8,788
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 6,224
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,711 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,818 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,970 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 923 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $95,149
Average Home Value $140,590


Median Household Income $38,096
Average Household Income $54,718
Per Capita Income $21,153
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.57%
Households 0.88% 0.71%
Families 0.62% 0.54%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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 71292 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71292 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 # 72 86th
Population Density1 # 184 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 325 35th
Median Household Income # 298 41st
Per Capita Income # 296 41st

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