Lecompte, LA 71346 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 71346: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lecompte, LA 71346

Not Acceptable, USPS
Chambers, LA 71346
Chickama, LA 71346
Lamourie, LA 71346
Latanier, LA 71346
Meeker, LA 71346

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 80
  • Single Family Addresses: 722
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: Rapides Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.107, Longitude -92.401
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lecompte, LA 71346 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,962
Population in Households 2,929
Population in Familes 2,428
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 43
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 1,126
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 766
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,324 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 749 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 377 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 198 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $135,577
Average Home Value $189,453


Median Household Income $42,284
Average Household Income $60,430
Per Capita Income $23,370
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 0.81%
Households 0.77% 0.72%
Families 0.51% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Lecompte, LA 71346 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71346 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 # 297 41st
Population Density1 # 304 39th
Diversity Index2 # 24 95th
Median Household Income # 217 57th
Per Capita Income # 195 61st

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