Franklinton, LA 70438 ZIP Code Profile

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Franklinton, LA | Sheridan, LA | Thomas, LA

ZIP Code 70438: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Franklinton, LA 70438

Acceptable Alternative
Sheridan, LA 70438

Not Acceptable, USPS
Thomas, LA 70438

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Washington Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.849, Longitude -90.146
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 70438 has segments in 2 Parishes (Walthall, Washington).

  • Businesses Addresses: 592
  • PO Box Addresses: 425
  • Residential Addresses: 7,832
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 107
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,725

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Franklinton, LA 70438 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 19,035
Population in Households 18,786
Population in Familes 15,691
Population in Group Qrtrs 249
Population Density2 58
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $33,410
Average Household Income $50,549
Per Capita Income $19,490


Total Housing Units 8,254 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,396 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,842 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,016 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $124,023
Average Home Value $158,196


Total Households 7,238
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 4,983
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 0.44% 0.37%
Households 0.42% 0.36%
Families 0.16% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Franklinton, LA 70438 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70438 to the other 496 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 99 80th
Population Density # 277 44th
Diversity Index # 266 46th
Median Household Income # 406 18th
Per Capita Income # 390 22nd

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