Forest Hill, LA 71430 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71430: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Forest Hill, LA 71430

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bennetts Bay, LA 71430
Blue Lake, LA 71430
Bucks Landing, LA 71430
Camp Claiborne, LA 71430
Midway, LA 71430

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 73
  • Single Family Addresses: 714
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Parish: Rapides Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.051, Longitude -92.507
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Forest Hill, LA 71430 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,676
Population in Households 2,670
Population in Familes 2,269
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 909
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 670
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,046 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 669 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 240 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $129,545
Average Home Value $217,451


Median Household Income $39,805
Average Household Income $60,908
Per Capita Income $20,776
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.98% 1.45%
Households 1.74% 1.33%
Families 1.49% 1.17%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Forest Hill, LA 71430 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71430 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 # 304 40th
Population Density1 # 320 36th
Diversity Index2 # 10 98th
Median Household Income # 265 47th
Per Capita Income # 318 37th

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