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: 13
  • Single Family Addresses: 472
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: Rapides 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, 2017)


Total Population 1,805
Daytime Population: Workers 111
Daytime Population: Residents 1,057
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,168
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 1,805
Population in Familes 1,577
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $71,987
Per Capita Income $26,881


Total Housing Units 743 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 554 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $117,045
Average Home Value $164,621


Total Households 674
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 513
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 1.71% 1.25%
Households 1.59% 1.16%
Families 1.39% 1.03%
Median Household Income   3.96%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Elmer, LA 71424 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71424 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 # 350 30th
Population Density # 384 23rd
Diversity Index # 461 8th
Median Household Income # 152 70th
Per Capita Income # 121 76th

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