Mer Rouge, LA 71261 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71261: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mer Rouge, LA 71261

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Morehouse Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.766, Longitude -91.751
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 89
  • PO Box Addresses: 295
  • Residential Addresses: 594
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 594

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

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  2. Growth Rates for 71261 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Mer Rouge, LA 71261 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,871
Population in Households 1,847
Population in Familes 1,517
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,859
Average Household Income $48,357
Per Capita Income $20,197

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,002 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 495 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 276 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 231 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $109,348
Average Home Value $156,465
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 771
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 516
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.34% -0.28%
Households 0.38% -0.23%
Families 0.12% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   1.47%

Mer Rouge, LA 71261 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71261 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 # 344 31st
Population Density # 443 11th
Diversity Index # 123 76th
Median Household Income # 458 8th
Per Capita Income # 356 29th

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