Lake Providence, LA 71254 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 71254: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Providence, LA 71254

Acceptable Alternative
Lk Providence, LA 71254

Not Acceptable, USPS
Gassoway, LA 71254
Hollybrook, LA 71254
Millikin, LA 71254
Monticello, LA 71254
Shelburn, LA 71254

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: East Carroll Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.805, Longitude -91.178
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 308
  • PO Box Addresses: 246
  • Residential Addresses: 2,358
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 160
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,198

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Lake Providence, LA 71254 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,760
Daytime Population: Workers 1,802
Daytime Population: Residents 3,695
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,497
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 5,252
Population in Familes 4,334
Population in Group Qrtrs 508
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $23,246
Average Household Income $44,878
Per Capita Income $15,982


Total Housing Units 2,236 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,051 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 910 (40.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 275 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $55,662
Average Home Value $98,121


Total Households 1,961
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 1,279
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 -0.58% -0.73%
Households -0.72% -0.85%
Families -1.02% -1.02%
Median Household Income   -0.66%
Per Capita Income   1.06%

Lake Providence, LA 71254 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71254 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 # 217 57th
Population Density # 352 30th
Diversity Index # 310 38th
Median Household Income # 482 4th
Per Capita Income # 465 7th

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