Shongaloo, LA 71072 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71072: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shongaloo, LA 71072

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Webster Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.959, Longitude -93.281
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 24
  • PO Box Addresses: 39
  • Residential Addresses: 666
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 666

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

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Shongaloo, LA 71072 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,373
Daytime Population: Workers 146
Daytime Population: Residents 851
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 997
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 1,368
Population in Familes 1,166
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $48,343
Average Household Income $60,591
Per Capita Income $23,807


Total Housing Units 653 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 440 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $77,852
Average Home Value $104,716


Total Households 536
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 381
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 0.02% -0.04%
Households -0.08% -0.15%
Families -0.32% -0.32%
Median Household Income   4.32%
Per Capita Income   3.3%

Shongaloo, LA 71072 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71072 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 # 373 25th
Population Density # 408 18th
Diversity Index # 428 15th
Median Household Income # 169 66th
Per Capita Income # 206 59th

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