Fort Polk, LA 71459 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71459: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Polk, LA 71459

Acceptable Alternative
Leesville, LA 71459

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dogwood Terrace, LA 71459

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Vernon Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.996, Longitude -93.247
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 52
  • PO Box Addresses: 339
  • Residential Addresses: 3,534
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,533

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

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Fort Polk, LA 71459 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,836
Population in Households 9,899
Population in Familes 9,458
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,937
Population Density1 458
Diversity Index2 71


Median Household Income $43,510
Average Household Income $51,943
Per Capita Income $17,429


Total Housing Units 3,502 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11 ( 0.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,088 (88.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 403 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Total Households 3,099
Average Household Size 3.19
Family Households 2,731
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 -0.07% -0.74%
Households -0.05% -0.89%
Families -0.13% -0.96%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.45%

Fort Polk, LA 71459 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71459 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 # 143 71st
Population Density # 104 79th
Diversity Index # 7 99th
Median Household Income # 208 58th
Per Capita Income # 440 11th

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