Dodson, LA 71422 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 71422: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dodson, LA 71422

Not Acceptable, USPS
Gaars Mill, LA 71422
Gansville, LA 71422
Hudson, LA 71422
Tannehill, LA 71422

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Winn Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.067, Longitude -92.645
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 37
  • PO Box Addresses: 73
  • Residential Addresses: 657
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 657

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

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Dodson, LA 71422 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,973
Daytime Population: Workers 636
Daytime Population: Residents 1,245
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,881
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 1,922
Population in Familes 1,612
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $37,174
Average Household Income $52,027
Per Capita Income $21,143


Total Housing Units 1,052 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 631 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $86,346
Average Home Value $130,586


Total Households 794
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 555
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 -0.48% -0.94%
Households -0.41% -0.9%
Families -0.68% -1.11%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Dodson, LA 71422 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71422 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 # 338 32nd
Population Density # 466 7th
Diversity Index # 412 18th
Median Household Income # 335 33rd
Per Capita Income # 328 34th

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