Melville, LA 71353 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 71353: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Melville, LA 71353

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bayou Current, LA 71353
Bayou Rouge, LA 71353
Elba, LA 71353
Goodwood, LA 71353
Woodside, LA 71353

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Saint Landry Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.655, Longitude -91.79
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • PO Box Addresses: 461
  • Residential Addresses: 251
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 251

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

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Melville, LA 71353 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,756
Population in Households 1,756
Population in Familes 1,452
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 27
Diversity Index2 52


Median Household Income $20,078
Average Household Income $37,796
Per Capita Income $16,165


Total Housing Units 961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 536 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 215 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 210 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $62,202
Average Home Value $100,373


Total Households 751
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 488
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.63% 0.4%
Households 0.63% 0.4%
Families 0.38% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Melville, LA 71353 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71353 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 # 354 29th
Population Density # 363 27th
Diversity Index # 176 65th
Median Household Income # 487 2nd
Per Capita Income # 459 8th

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