Natchitoches, LA 71457 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71457: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Acceptable Alternative
Cypress, LA 71457

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hagewood, LA 71457
Irma, LA 71457
Natch, LA 71457
Northwestern, LA 71457
Nsu, LA 71457

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Natchitoches Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.787, Longitude -93.128
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 71457 has segments in 2 Parishes (Natchitoches, Winn).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,189
  • PO Box Addresses: 314
  • Residential Addresses: 11,635
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,115
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,520

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: January 1, 2021, Maps updated: January 29, 2021.

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Natchitoches, LA 71457 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 28,924 (100%)
Population in Households 26,688 (92.3%)
Population in Families 20,241 (70.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2,236 ( 7.7%)
Population Density 95
Diversity Index2 57
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,431
Average Household Income $50,208
% of Income for Mortgage4 25%
Per Capita Income $19,773
Wealth Index5 44
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 13,116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,317 (32.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,958 (53.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,841 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $166,909
Average Home Value $191,151
Housing Affordability Index3 107
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,275
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 6,620
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.1% -0.27%
Households 0.12% -0.28%
Families -0.17% -0.47%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.29%

Natchitoches, LA 71457 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71457 to the other 495 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 46 91st
Population Density # 215 57th
Median Household Income # 442 11th
Housing Affordability Index # 42 8th
Per Capita Income # 378 24th
Diversity Index # 75 85th

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