Sterlington, LA 71280 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71280: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sterlington, LA 71280

Acceptable Alternative
Spencer, LA 71280

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Ouachita Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.616, Longitude -92.157
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 71280 has segments in 3 Parishes (Morehouse, Ouachita, Union).

  • Businesses Addresses: 125
  • PO Box Addresses: 363
  • Residential Addresses: 1,656
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 63
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,593

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

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Sterlington, LA 71280 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,494
Daytime Population: Workers 1,754
Daytime Population: Residents 2,347
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,101
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 4,451
Population in Familes 3,831
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 116
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $55,215
Average Household Income $78,665
Per Capita Income $30,937


Total Housing Units 1,891 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,218 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 530 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $165,269
Average Home Value $193,144


Total Households 1,748
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,285
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 3.19% 1.67%
Households 3.05% 1.63%
Families 2.99% 1.52%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Sterlington, LA 71280 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71280 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 # 242 52nd
Population Density # 198 61st
Diversity Index # 301 40th
Median Household Income # 84 83rd
Per Capita Income # 55 89th

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