Jena, LA 71342 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71342: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jena, LA 71342

Not Acceptable, USPS
Blade, LA 71342
Good Pine, LA 71342
Nebo, LA 71342
Rogers, LA 71342
Routon, LA 71342

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: La Salle Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.643, Longitude -92.098
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 299
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,105
  • Residential Addresses: 2,308
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,308

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 71342 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 71342 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Jena, LA 71342 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Jena, LA 71342 Housing Affordability Index is 229
State of Louisiana Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Jena, LA 71342 Wealth Index is 61
State of Louisiana Wealth Index is 71
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 7,689
Population in Households 7,274
Population in Familes 6,069
Population in Group Qrtrs 415
Population Density 46
Diversity Index1 37
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,246
Average Household Income $59,846
Per Capita Income $22,511
Wealth Index3 61

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,106 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 777 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 384 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $94,454
Housing Affordability Index2 229
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,883
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,956
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.44% 0.04%
Households 0.55% 0.06%
Families 0.33% -0.09%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.26%

Jena, LA 71342 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71342 to the other 502 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 190 62nd
Population Density # 300 40th
Diversity Index # 340 32nd
Median Household Income # 270 46th
Per Capita Income # 268 47th

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