Bernice, LA 71222 ZIP Code Profile

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Bernice, LA | Shiloh, LA

ZIP Code 71222: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bernice, LA 71222

Not Acceptable, USPS
Shiloh, LA 71222
Weldon, LA 71222

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Union Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.831, Longitude -92.643
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 71222 has segments in 2 Parishes (Claiborne, Union).

  • Businesses Addresses: 65
  • PO Box Addresses: 252
  • Residential Addresses: 1,286
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,286

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

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Bernice, LA 71222 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,349
Population in Households 3,347
Population in Familes 2,789
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $38,359
Average Household Income $51,494
Per Capita Income $20,672


Total Housing Units 1,690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 964 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 379 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 347 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $86,893
Average Home Value $121,655


Total Households 1,343
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 912
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 -0.12% -0.01%
Households -0.1% 0.03%
Families -0.35% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Bernice, LA 71222 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71222 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 # 280 44th
Population Density # 372 25th
Diversity Index # 17 97th
Median Household Income # 306 39th
Per Capita Income # 330 34th

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