Zip Code 71201 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMonroe
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Ouachita
Area Code318
Current Population:20319
Racial Majority: 60.69%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 71.4%
Unemployment Rate:7.6%
Median Household Income$39014
Average Adjusted Gross Income$82560
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time17.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range66 - 72 ft.
Area14 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.53289200, -92.10520300

Zip Code 71201 Description

Zip Code 71201 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Monroe metro area. Zip code 71201 is primarily located in Ouachita County. The official US Postal Service name for 71201 is MONROE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 71201 are contained within or border the city limits of Monroe, LA, West Monroe, LA, . The area code for zip code 71201 is 318. 71201 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 71201 is 7.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 71201 decreased to 20319 from 21894 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 71201 is while the majority ethnicity attending 71201 public schools is Black. 64.3% of students in 71201 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 12203 60.69% 12612 -3%
 Black Or African American 6554 32.6% 6816 -4%
 Hispanic 557 2.77% 268 +108%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 113 0.56% 32 +253%
 Asian 329 1.64% 344 -4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.05% 14 -21%
 Other Race 9 0.12% 9 +178%
 Two Or More Races 224 1.57% 224 +41%

Zip Code 71201 Race/Ethnicity

 White 24.8%
 Black Or African American 71.4%
 Hispanic 1.5%
 Asian 1.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.9%

Zip Code 71201 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2031921894
Male Population46.30%
Female Population53.70%
Total Households9191
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$39014
Income Under $50K Per Year59.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.10%
71201 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 5Ralph AbrahamRepublican
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71201 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
14Michael EcholsRepublican
16Frederick D. JonesDemocrat
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71201 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
33Stewart Cathey Jr.Republican
34Katrina JacksonDemocrat
35Jay MorrisRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$209455
Average Real Estate Sale Price$312000
Current Unemployment Level 7.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 73i - Arkansas/Ouachita River Backswamps
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 1 - 10

Zip Code 71201 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)35384653616872706452433753
Avg Max Temp (°F)56627077849194938879675977
Avg Precip (In.)5.554.565.644.895.444.443.642.853.343.994.665.3454.36
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Monroe, LA
CBSA Type71201
CBSA Population174353
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours