Alexandria, LA 71301 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 71301: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alexandria, LA 71301

Not Acceptable, USPS
Alex, LA 71301
Anandale, LA 71301
Camp Stafford, LA 71301
Castle Village, LA 71301
Chandler Park, LA 71301
Charles Park, LA 71301
Cherokee Village, LA 71301
Martin Park, LA 71301
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Tanglewood, LA 71301
Timber Trails, LA 71301

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,568
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,553
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 412
  • Parish: Rapides Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.285, Longitude -92.465
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Alexandria, LA 71301 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 22,129
Population in Households 21,386
Population in Familes 16,862
Population in Group Qrtrs 743
Population Density1 1,608
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 8,240
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 5,073
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,578 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,737 (39.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,503 (47.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,338 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $116,491
Average Home Value $152,569


Median Household Income $35,536
Average Household Income $53,927
Per Capita Income $20,936
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% 0.14%
Households -0.22% 0.04%
Families -0.55% -0.18%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Alexandria, LA 71301 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71301 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 # 77 85th
Population Density1 # 56 89th
Diversity Index2 # 88 83rd
Median Household Income # 354 30th
Per Capita Income # 308 39th

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