Fort Necessity, LA 71243 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71243: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Necessity, LA 71243

Acceptable Alternative
Extension, LA 71243
Ft Necessity, LA 71243

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Franklin Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.045, Longitude -91.82
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • PO Box Addresses: 41
  • Residential Addresses: 81
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 81

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

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Fort Necessity, LA 71243 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 197
Daytime Population: Workers 17
Daytime Population: Residents 127
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 144
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 197
Population in Familes 169
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $33,826
Average Household Income $50,733
Per Capita Income $21,632


Total Housing Units 110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (23.6%)
Median Home Value $98,913
Average Home Value $142,308


Total Households 84
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 61
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 -0.35% -0.1%
Households -0.16% 0.0%
Families -0.22% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Fort Necessity, LA 71243 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71243 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 # 471 6th
Population Density # 481 4th
Diversity Index # 450 10th
Median Household Income # 399 20th
Per Capita Income # 303 39th

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