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: 69
  • PO Box Addresses: 325
  • Residential Addresses: 749
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 749

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

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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Forest Hill, LA 71430 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Forest Hill, LA 71430 Housing Affordability Index is 152
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

Forest Hill, LA 71430 Wealth Index is 62
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 2,856
Population in Households 2,850
Population in Familes 2,413
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density 37
Diversity Index1 70
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,424
Average Household Income $64,460
Per Capita Income $22,347
Wealth Index3 62

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 751 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 239 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 152 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $172,292
Housing Affordability Index2 152
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 990
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 721
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 1.38% 0.89%
Households 1.27% 0.83%
Families 1.03% 0.66%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

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

The table below compares 71430 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 # 298 41st
Population Density # 332 34th
Diversity Index # 10 99th
Median Household Income # 192 62nd
Per Capita Income # 273 46th

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