Alexandria, LA 71302 ZIP Code Profile

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Alexandria, LA | Willow Glen, LA

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Alexandria, LA 71302

Not Acceptable, USPS
Alex, LA 71302
Willow Glen, LA 71302

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 418
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,624
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 385
  • Parish: Rapides Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.267, Longitude -92.417
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Alexandria, LA 71302 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71302 to the other 497 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 114 77th
Population Density1 # 138 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 343 31st
Median Household Income # 461 7th
Per Capita Income # 446 10th

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Alexandria, LA 71302 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 15,038
Population in Households 14,874
Population in Familes 12,324
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density1 268
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 5,821
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 3,964
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,570 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,039 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,782 (42.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 749 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $106,927
Average Home Value $154,961


Median Household Income $25,472
Average Household Income $39,785
Per Capita Income $15,543
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.32% 0.38%
Households 0.46% 0.41%
Families 0.11% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

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