ZIP Code 71261 - Mer Rouge Louisiana

ZIP Code 71261 is located in Mer Rouge Louisiana. 71261 is entirely within Morehouse Parish. Regionally, it is located in the Monroe-El Dorado Area.

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ZIP Code 71261 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameMer Rouge
Primary CountyMorehouse Parish
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)1,302
Area Code(s)318
Current Time

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71261 Demographics

71261 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Louisiana based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 71261 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 71261 is African American. The current unemployment level in 71261 is 7.8%.

Population Growth Rate11.31%
Population Density10 People per Square Mile
Total Households671
Percentage High Income Households1.6%
Median Household Income (2021)$19,808
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$48,980
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)7.8%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 60.25%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 75.75%

71261 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

71261 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander50.96%

71261 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College768.7%
Bachelor Degree799.04%
High School Diploma38844.39%
No High School Diploma111.26%
GED or Alternate11813.5%
1 or More Years of College13415.33%
Associates Degree323.66%
Masters Degree313.55%
Professional Degree10.11%
Doctorate Degree40.46%

71261 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 71261
RegionMonroe-El Dorado Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaMonroe, LA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area131 Square Miles

71261 Politics

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71261 Schools

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71261 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Average First Frost DateNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateMarch 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion73h - Arkansas/Ouachita River Holocene Meander Belts

71261 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)34374552616972706453433653
Avg Max Temp (°F)55606876839093938778665776
Avg Precip (In.)5.7155.975.45.454.453.882.793.

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