Zip Code 71226 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameChatham
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Jackson
Secondary County: Winn
Area Code318
Current Population:1638
Racial Majority:White 54.22%
Unemployment Rate:2.8%
Median Household Income$28196
Average Adjusted Gross Income$53190
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time29.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range144 - 282 ft.
Area148 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.24965000, -92.44181500

Zip Code 71226 Description

Zip Code 71226 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Monroe metro area. Zip code 71226 is primarily located in Jackson County. Portions of 71226 are also located in Winn County. The official US Postal Service name for 71226 is CHATHAM, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 71226 are contained within or border the city limits of Chatham, LA, . The area code for zip code 71226 is 318. 71226 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 71226 is 2.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 71226 increased to 1638 from 1634 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 71226 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 71226 public schools is . % of students in 71226 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1028 54.22% 1096 -6%
 Black Or African American 788 41.56% 502 +57%
 Hispanic 78 4.11% 22 +255%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 2 0.11% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 16 0% 16 -100%

Zip Code 71226 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 71226 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population16381634
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households720
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$28196
Income Under $50K Per Year73.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year18.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.30%
71226 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 5Ralph AbrahamRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$128909
Average Real Estate Sale Price$275000
Current Unemployment Level 2.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 35e - Southern Tertiary Uplands
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 71226 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)33354251596670686250413551
Avg Max Temp (°F)57627077849094948880675977
Avg Precip (In.)5.864.835.75.035.664.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Ruston, LA
CBSA Type71226
CBSA Population57874
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours