Ville Platte, LA 70586 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70586: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ville Platte, LA 70586

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Evangeline Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.691, Longitude -92.282
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 70586 has segments in 2 Parishes (Evangeline, Saint Landry).

  • Businesses Addresses: 658
  • PO Box Addresses: 482
  • Residential Addresses: 8,194
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 382
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,812

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Ville Platte, LA 70586 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,834
Daytime Population: Workers 5,984
Daytime Population: Residents 15,386
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,370
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 22,044
Population in Familes 18,498
Population in Group Qrtrs 790
Population Density2 72
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $36,366
Average Household Income $53,497
Per Capita Income $20,612


Total Housing Units 9,873 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,514 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,166 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,193 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $96,517
Average Home Value $137,455


Total Households 8,680
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 5,956
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 0.58% 0.54%
Households 0.7% 0.63%
Families 0.47% 0.48%
Median Household Income   0.42%
Per Capita Income   1.93%

Ville Platte, LA 70586 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70586 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 # 74 85th
Population Density # 253 50th
Diversity Index # 214 57th
Median Household Income # 349 30th
Per Capita Income # 350 30th

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