Benton, LA 71006 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71006: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Benton, LA 71006

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ivan, LA 71006

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Bossier Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.679, Longitude -93.707
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 341
  • PO Box Addresses: 456
  • Residential Addresses: 5,339
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,339

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

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Benton, LA 71006 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,958
Daytime Population: Workers 2,537
Daytime Population: Residents 8,496
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,033
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 14,922
Population in Familes 12,998
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density2 75
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $71,390
Average Household Income $85,968
Per Capita Income $33,009


Total Housing Units 6,238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,735 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 993 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 510 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $225,668
Average Home Value $262,555


Total Households 5,728
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 4,340
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 2.25% 1.98%
Households 2.34% 2.03%
Families 2.11% 1.89%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Benton, LA 71006 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71006 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 # 120 76th
Population Density # 247 51st
Diversity Index # 341 32nd
Median Household Income # 18 97th
Per Capita Income # 42 92nd

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