Melville, LA 71353 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 71353: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Melville, LA 71353

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bayou Current, LA 71353
Bayou Rouge, LA 71353
Elba, LA 71353
Goodwood, LA 71353
Woodside, LA 71353

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • Single Family Addresses: 260
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: Saint Landry Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.655, Longitude -91.79
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Melville, LA 71353 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,680
Daytime Population: Workers 365
Daytime Population: Residents 1,231
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,596
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 1,680
Population in Familes 1,381
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $19,637
Average Household Income $35,621
Per Capita Income $15,500


Total Housing Units 925 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 525 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 206 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 194 (21.0%)
Median Home Value $57,581
Average Home Value $94,048


Total Households 731
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 475
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.68% 0.51%
Households 0.74% 0.57%
Families 0.5% 0.38%
Median Household Income   4.3%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Melville, LA 71353 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71353 to the other 499 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 360 28th
Population Density # 358 28th
Diversity Index # 172 66th
Median Household Income # 490 2nd
Per Capita Income # 471 6th

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