Forest Hill, LA 71430 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71430: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Forest Hill, LA 71430

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bennetts Bay, LA 71430
Blue Lake, LA 71430
Bucks Landing, LA 71430
Camp Claiborne, LA 71430
Midway, LA 71430

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Rapides Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.051, Longitude -92.507
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 74
  • PO Box Addresses: 317
  • Residential Addresses: 735
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 735

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

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Forest Hill, LA 71430 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,796
Daytime Population: Workers 533
Daytime Population: Residents 1,660
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,193
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 2,790
Population in Familes 2,361
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 33
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $40,960
Average Household Income $61,995
Per Capita Income $21,606


Total Housing Units 1,075 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 715 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 256 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $134,542
Average Home Value $228,741


Total Households 971
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 708
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 1.87% 1.34%
Households 1.72% 1.23%
Families 1.45% 1.05%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

Forest Hill, LA 71430 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71430 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 # 301 40th
Population Density # 344 31st
Diversity Index # 11 98th
Median Household Income # 262 48th
Per Capita Income # 304 39th

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