ZIP Code 71254 - Lake Providence Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameLake Providence
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: East Carroll
Secondary County: Issaquena
Area Code318
Alternate Zip Code NamesLK PROVIDENCE
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesGASSOWAY
Current Population:6759
Racial Majority:African American 78.3%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 96.6%
Unemployment Rate:10.0%
Median Household Income$20487
Average Adjusted Gross Income$39850
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time15.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range75 - 105 ft.
Area223 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.80129400, -91.24529500

Map of ZIP Code 71254 Border

Zip Code 71254 Description

Zip Code 71254 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Monroe metro area. Zip code 71254 is primarily located in East Carroll County. Portions of 71254 are also located in Issaquena County. The official US Postal Service name for 71254 is LAKE PROVIDENCE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 71254 are contained within or border the city limits of Lake Providence, LA, . Zip code 71254 is within area code 318 and area code 662. 71254 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 71254 is 10.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 11.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.6% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 71254 decreased to 6759 from 8280 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 71254 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 71254 public schools is Black. 82.8% of students in 71254 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1270 19.43% 1489 -15%
 Black Or African American 5117 78.3% 5068 +1%
 Hispanic 114 1.74% 101 +13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 14 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 44 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 43 0.52% 43 -21%

Zip Code 71254 Race/Ethnicity

 White 2.3%
 Black Or African American 96.6%
 Hispanic 0.7%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.2%

Zip Code 71254 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population67598280
Male Population53.80%
Female Population46.20%
Total Households2149
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$20487
Income Under $50K Per Year86.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year10.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.30%
71254 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 5Ralph AbrahamRepublican
Louisiana District 2Cedric RichmondDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$100200
Average Real Estate Sale Price$72523
Current Unemployment Level 10.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago11.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 73a - Northern Holocene Meander Belts
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 1 - 10

Zip Code 71254 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)34384553626972716452443753
Avg Max Temp (°F)53596775838992928778665675
Avg Precip (In.)5.895.096.265.945.774.533.832.832.974.395.125.9358.53
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours