Plaucheville, LA 71362 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71362: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Plaucheville, LA 71362

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bodoc, LA 71362
Choupique, LA 71362

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 20
  • Single Family Addresses: 638
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 29
  • Parish: Avoyelles Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.921, Longitude -91.99
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 71362 has segments in 2 Parishes (Avoyelles Parish, St. Landry Parish).

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Plaucheville, LA 71362 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,666
Population in Households 2,621
Population in Familes 2,236
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density1 35
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 998
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 735
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,158 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 784 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 214 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $92,679
Average Home Value $114,923


Median Household Income $36,050
Average Household Income $57,951
Per Capita Income $21,829
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.16% 0.69%
Households 1.1% 0.67%
Families 0.88% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Plaucheville, LA 71362 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71362 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 # 306 39th
Population Density1 # 335 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 439 13th
Median Household Income # 340 32nd
Per Capita Income # 260 48th

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