Ruston, LA 71270 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71270: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ruston, LA 71270

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ansley, LA 71270
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Kellys, LA 71270
Vernon, LA 71270
Vienna, LA 71270
Woodville, LA 71270

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Lincoln Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.484, Longitude -92.668
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 71270 has segments in 2 Parishes (Jackson, Lincoln).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,231
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 13,701
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 672
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,029

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



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Ruston, LA 71270 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 33,813
Population in Households 31,079
Population in Familes 21,828
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,734
Population Density1 167
Diversity Index2 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,180
Average Household Income $56,356
Per Capita Income $22,496

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 14,352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,003 (41.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,158 (49.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,191 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $156,900
Average Home Value $187,590
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,161
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 7,179
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.33% 0.33%
Households 0.35% 0.37%
Families -0.04% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   0.88%

Ruston, LA 71270 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71270 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 # 33 94th
Population Density # 164 67th
Diversity Index # 71 86th
Median Household Income # 423 15th
Per Capita Income # 258 48th

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