Alexandria, LA 71302 ZIP Code Profile

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Alexandria, LA | Willow Glen, LA

ZIP Code 71302: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alexandria, LA 71302

Not Acceptable, USPS
Alex, LA 71302
Willow Glen, LA 71302

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Rapides Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.267, Longitude -92.417
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 417
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 5,902
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 393
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,509

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

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Alexandria, LA 71302 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,425
Population in Households 15,249
Population in Familes 12,641
Population in Group Qrtrs 176
Population Density2 237
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $27,406
Average Household Income $42,669
Per Capita Income $16,595


Total Housing Units 6,642 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,881 (43.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,971 (44.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 790 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $106,269
Average Home Value $138,346


Total Households 5,852
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 3,950
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 0.33% 0.34%
Households 0.16% 0.23%
Families -0.11% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.55%

Alexandria, LA 71302 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71302 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 # 117 77th
Population Density # 145 71st
Diversity Index # 350 30th
Median Household Income # 468 6th
Per Capita Income # 455 8th

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