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: 340
  • PO Box Addresses: 454
  • Residential Addresses: 5,398
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,398

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

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Benton, LA 71006 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 14,428
Population in Households 14,386
Population in Familes 12,597
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 37


Median Household Income $67,923
Average Household Income $84,277
Per Capita Income $32,325


Total Housing Units 5,985 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,569 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 947 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 469 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $228,618
Average Home Value $276,072


Total Households 5,516
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 4,189
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.99% 1.57%
Households 2.06% 1.62%
Families 1.84% 1.47%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Benton, LA 71006 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71006 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 # 123 75th
Population Density # 253 49th
Diversity Index # 338 32nd
Median Household Income # 14 97th
Per Capita Income # 40 92nd

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