ZIP Code 71270 - Ruston Louisiana

ZIP Code 71270 is located in Ruston Louisiana. Portions of 71270 are also in Grambling and Choudrant and Vienna. 71270 is primarily within Lincoln Parish, with some portions in Jackson Parish. Regionally, it is located in the Monroe-El Dorado Area.

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ZIP Code 71270 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameRuston
Primary CountyLincoln Parish
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)33,112
Area Code(s)318
Current Time

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71270 Demographics

71270 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle 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 71270 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 71270 is African American. The current unemployment level in 71270 is 5.6%.

Population Growth Rate4.70%
Population Density170 People per Square Mile
Total Households11,730
Percentage High Income Households2.8%
Median Household Income (2021)$39,554
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$56,300
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)5.6%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 56.76%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 52.11%

71270 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American2300.72%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander350.11%

71270 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American50.14%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander30.08%

71270 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College8996.02%
Bachelor Degree4,14127.72%
High School Diploma3,22121.56%
No High School Diploma1731.16%
GED or Alternate6494.34%
1 or More Years of College2,36015.8%
Associates Degree8845.92%
Masters Degree1,77811.9%
Professional Degree3832.56%
Doctorate Degree4503.01%

71270 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 71270
RegionMonroe-El Dorado Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaRuston, LA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area195 Square Miles

71270 Politics

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71270 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Average First Frost DateNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateMarch 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion35a - Tertiary Uplands

71270 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)33364451606770696351423552
Avg Max Temp (°F)55616976839093938778675876
Avg Precip (In.)5.664.85.344.755.524.433.962.973.524.134.85.4255.3

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