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71261 Zip Code Summary
71261 zip is located in Mer Rouge, Louisiana
Latitude: 32.7915459
Longitude: -91.6832306
Population: 1,609
Area: 132.47 sq. miles
Land: 131.87 sq. miles
Water: 0.60 sq. miles
Population Density: 12.20 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 126.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Central (GMT -6)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 318
71261 Zip Code Details

Zip Code 71261 Demographics

Zip Code 71261 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Male78248.60 %48.40 %49.04 %
Female82751.40 %51.60 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.95-0.940.96
Total Population1,609100.00 %--
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Zip Code 71261 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years1076.65 %7.10 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years1076.65 %7.54 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years1187.33 %7.79 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years1428.83 %8.19 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years955.90 %7.29 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years1589.82 %13.45 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years24915.48 %15.48 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years21313.24 %13.12 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years855.28 %4.67 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years875.41 %3.81 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years1378.51 %6.33 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years885.47 %3.92 %4.38 %
85 years and over231.43 %1.31 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)38.2-35.037.7
18 years and over1,18773.77 %72.71 %74.27 %
Male
55734.62 %34.45 %35.85 %
Female
63039.15 %38.25 %38.42 %
21 years and over1,11169.05 %67.78 %69.92 %
62 years and over30118.71 %13.77 %14.65 %
65 years and over24815.41 %11.57 %12.42 %
Male
1177.27 %4.66 %5.12 %
Female
1318.14 %6.91 %7.30 %
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Zip Code 71261 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
One race1,60299.56 %98.92 %97.55 %
White
86553.76 %63.91 %75.21 %
Black or African American
73045.37 %32.49 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
20.12 %0.57 %0.87 %
Asian
20.12 %1.23 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
00.00 %0.19 %0.59 %
Chinese
00.00 %0.17 %0.85 %
Filipino
10.06 %0.10 %0.65 %
Japanese
00.00 %0.03 %0.28 %
Korean
00.00 %0.06 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
00.00 %0.55 %0.39 %
Other Asian
10.06 %0.13 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
00.00 %0.03 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
00.00 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
00.00 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
00.00 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
00.00 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
30.19 %0.70 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)130.81 %2.41 %13.70 %
Mexican
70.44 %0.72 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
00.00 %0.17 %2.46 %
Cuban
00.00 %0.19 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
60.37 %1.33 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino1,59699.19 %97.59 %86.30 %
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Zip Code 71261 Social Profile

Zip Code 71261 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school440100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
388.64 %7.05 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
163.64 %5.45 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
26660.45 %44.95 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
7617.27 %22.25 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
4410.00 %20.31 %22.81 %
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Zip Code 71261 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over942100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
12313.06 %9.28 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
20421.66 %15.90 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
38640.98 %32.39 %28.63 %
High school or higher
61565.29 %74.82 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
11111.78 %20.23 %21.05 %
Associate degree
222.34 %3.45 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
656.90 %12.25 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
9610.19 %18.74 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
313.29 %6.49 %8.86 %
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Zip Code 71261 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported1,533100.00 %--
Arab00.00 %0.33 %0.42 %
Czech20.13 %0.13 %0.59 %
Danish00.00 %0.10 %0.50 %
Dutch30.20 %0.61 %1.58 %
English17411.35 %5.63 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)855.54 %13.19 %2.90 %
French Canadian10.07 %4.35 %0.85 %
German322.09 %7.63 %14.93 %
Greek00.00 %0.14 %0.40 %
Hungarian00.00 %0.11 %0.49 %
Irish19612.79 %7.63 %10.65 %
Italian40.26 %4.73 %5.47 %
Lithuanian00.00 %0.04 %0.23 %
Norwegian00.00 %0.28 %1.56 %
Polish00.00 %0.46 %3.12 %
Portuguese00.00 %0.06 %0.41 %
Russian00.00 %0.17 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish322.09 %1.28 %1.50 %
Scottish50.33 %0.92 %1.70 %
Slovak00.00 %0.03 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African90.59 %0.77 %0.62 %
Swedish00.00 %0.28 %1.39 %
Swiss00.00 %0.08 %0.32 %
Ukrainian00.00 %0.04 %0.31 %
United States or American1389.00 %10.86 %7.18 %
Welsh40.26 %0.24 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.00 %0.14 %0.65 %
Other ancestries84855.32 %39.77 %31.89 %
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Zip Code 71261 Economy

Zip Code 71261 Employment

GroupNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over1,154100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
54046.79 %47.49 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
61453.21 %52.51 %51.68 %
In labor force
61953.64 %59.40 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
31751.21 %52.94 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
30248.79 %47.06 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
61953.64 %58.86 %63.10 %
Employed
51944.97 %54.55 %59.39 %
Unemployed
1008.67 %4.31 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-16.16 %7.25 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
00.00 %0.53 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
53546.36 %40.60 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers40578.03 %76.21 %78.40 %
Government workers5710.98 %17.43 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business479.06 %6.06 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers101.93 %0.30 %0.31 %
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Zip Code 71261 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations13926.78 %29.90 %33.60 %
Service occupations10720.62 %16.70 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations10620.42 %26.76 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations275.20 %0.81 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations458.67 %11.70 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations9518.30 %14.12 %14.63 %
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Zip Code 71261 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6011.56 %4.22 %1.87 %
Construction346.55 %7.88 %6.80 %
Manufacturing7815.03 %10.12 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade152.89 %3.52 %3.60 %
Retail trade5911.37 %11.90 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities142.70 %5.33 %5.19 %
Information00.00 %1.97 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing244.62 %5.69 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services346.55 %7.59 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services13726.40 %21.72 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services326.17 %9.11 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)122.31 %5.20 %4.88 %
Public administration203.85 %5.76 %4.83 %
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Zip Code 71261 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Households607100.00 %1,655,384106,788,273
Less than $10,000
17629.00 %15.57 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
589.56 %8.57 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
10817.79 %14.99 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
8514.00 %13.48 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
498.07 %15.73 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
8914.66 %16.57 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
304.94 %7.65 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
60.99 %4.84 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
30.49 %1.18 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
30.49 %1.42 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$19,963.00-$30,459.91$39,349.33
Average household size2.50-2.642.58
Average income per member of household$7,985.20-$11,530.85$15,252.86
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Zip Code 71261 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over502100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
33767.13 %78.11 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
13827.49 %13.63 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
00.00 %2.36 %4.73 %
Walked
51.00 %2.20 %2.94 %
Other means
00.00 %1.55 %1.20 %
Worked at home
224.38 %2.15 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)31.9 minutes-29.5 minutes26.3 minutes
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Zip Code 71261 Housing

Zip Code 71261 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units790100.00 %1,843,746117,282,697
Occupied housing units
64181.14 %89.73 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
46959.37 %60.95 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
17221.77 %28.78 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
14918.86 %10.27 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
8711.01 %2.07 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate2.50 %-1.72 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate5.00 %-9.00 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.50-2.672.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.51-2.542.45
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Zip Code 71261 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units782100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
52867.52 %64.11 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
162.05 %3.84 %5.68 %
2 units
60.77 %4.04 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
162.05 %4.53 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
212.69 %3.09 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
00.00 %2.16 %3.99 %
20 or more units
415.24 %4.94 %8.59 %
Mobile home
15419.69 %13.02 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
00.00 %0.26 %0.22 %
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Zip Code 71261 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units782100.00 %--
1 room
40.51 %1.26 %2.21 %
2 rooms
131.66 %4.08 %4.88 %
3 rooms
9512.15 %9.53 %10.06 %
4 rooms
19925.45 %17.97 %15.95 %
5 rooms
22028.13 %25.38 %20.92 %
6 rooms
11714.96 %19.58 %18.39 %
7 rooms
729.21 %11.20 %11.98 %
8 rooms
344.35 %6.08 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
283.58 %4.93 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)4.9-5.15.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units623100.00 %--
1.00 or less
56891.17 %85.03 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
396.26 %3.10 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
162.57 %1.58 %2.54 %
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Zip Code 71261 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas21026.85 %42.08 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas20025.58 %4.41 %5.96 %
Electricity19324.68 %41.99 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.20.26 %0.13 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.00 %0.12 %
Wood121.53 %0.68 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel60.77 %0.10 %0.35 %
No fuel used00.00 %0.30 %1.25 %
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Zip Code 71261 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units329100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
19759.88 %19.55 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
9729.48 %42.70 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
226.69 %20.12 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
30.91 %9.10 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
72.13 %5.51 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
30.91 %2.17 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
00.00 %0.69 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
00.00 %0.15 %0.56 %
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Zip Code 71261 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage11835.87 %59.75 %69.56 %
Less than $300
30.91 %1.05 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
4814.59 %6.94 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
288.51 %13.55 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
267.90 %18.94 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
82.43 %13.15 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
51.52 %3.68 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
00.00 %2.46 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged21164.13 %40.25 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent18355.62 %45.67 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent257.60 %16.03 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent278.21 %10.98 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent278.21 %6.96 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent103.04 %4.45 %6.01 %
35 percent or more5015.20 %14.23 %15.91 %
Not computed72.13 %1.68 %0.85 %
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Zip Code 71261 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units169100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
4627.22 %8.13 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
3721.89 %9.20 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
4627.22 %34.43 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
84.73 %28.67 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
00.00 %6.99 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
00.00 %2.24 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
00.00 %0.70 %2.89 %
No cash rent
3218.93 %9.65 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)252149.11 %36.65 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent2414.20 %18.63 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent3420.12 %12.51 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent105.92 %10.83 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent127.10 %8.57 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent95.33 %6.19 %7.32 %
35 percent or more4224.85 %29.85 %29.47 %
Not computed3822.49 %13.43 %7.77 %

Zip Code 71261 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
None11714.96 %10.63 %9.57 %
118223.27 %33.23 %31.22 %
222729.03 %34.09 %34.76 %
3 or more9712.40 %11.76 %15.45 %
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