Alexandria, LA 71302 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71302: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alexandria, LA 71302

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

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 420
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,645
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 387
  • Parish: Rapides Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.267, Longitude -92.417
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
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Alexandria, LA 71302 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 15,158
Population in Households 14,993
Population in Familes 12,390
Population in Group Qrtrs 165
Population Density1 238
Diversity Index2 34
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,881
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 4,006
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,058 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,823 (42.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 702 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $118,760
Average Home Value $162,762
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,624
Average Household Income $42,564
Per Capita Income $16,656
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.54%
Households 0.52% 0.53%
Families 0.26% 0.31%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   2.64%
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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Alexandria, LA 71302 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71302 to the other 492 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 116 77th
Population Density1 # 148 70th
Diversity Index2 # 354 28th
Median Household Income # 456 8th
Per Capita Income # 435 12th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.