Lake Providence, LA 71254 ZIP Code Profile


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: 305
  • PO Box Addresses: 240
  • Residential Addresses: 2,356
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 159
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,197

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

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Lake Providence, LA 71254 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,708
Population in Households 5,186
Population in Familes 4,296
Population in Group Qrtrs 522
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $22,520
Average Household Income $42,896
Per Capita Income $15,527


Total Housing Units 2,247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,049 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 920 (40.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 278 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $55,543
Average Home Value $99,595


Total Households 1,969
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,284
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 -0.62% -0.54%
Households -0.58% -0.42%
Families -0.84% -0.63%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   0.46%

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

The table below compares 71254 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 # 217 56th
Population Density # 361 27th
Diversity Index # 311 38th
Median Household Income # 483 3rd
Per Capita Income # 466 6th

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