Elmer, LA 71424 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71424: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elmer, LA 71424

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 14
  • Single Family Addresses: 464
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: Rapides Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.152, Longitude -92.709
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Elmer, LA 71424 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,927
Population in Households 1,927
Population in Familes 1,678
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 707
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 535
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 783 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 578 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $115,761
Average Home Value $166,696


Median Household Income $47,994
Average Household Income $70,601
Per Capita Income $25,903
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.84% 1.46%
Households 1.68% 1.32%
Families 1.48% 1.2%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Elmer, LA 71424 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71424 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 # 342 32nd
Population Density1 # 369 27th
Diversity Index2 # 459 9th
Median Household Income # 152 70th
Per Capita Income # 128 75th

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