Zip Code 71280 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSterlington
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Union
Secondary County: Ouachita
Area Code318
Current Population:3647
Racial Majority: 84.55%
Public School Racial Majority:White 79.9%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$40042
Average Adjusted Gross Income$64530
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time25.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range69 - 128 ft.
Area39 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.72273900, -92.09054300

Zip Code 71280 Description

Zip Code 71280 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Monroe metro area. Zip code 71280 is primarily located in Union County. Portions of 71280 are also located in Ouachita County. The official US Postal Service name for 71280 is STERLINGTON, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 71280 are contained within or border the city limits of Sterlington, LA, . The area code for zip code 71280 is 318. 71280 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 71280 is 5.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.9% and is lower 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 71280 increased to 3647 from 2552 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 71280 is while the majority ethnicity attending 71280 public schools is White. 37.7% of students in 71280 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 3103 84.55% 2889 +7%
 Black Or African American 416 11.34% 580 -28%
 Hispanic 132 3.6% 95 +39%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 12 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 36 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 32 0.52% 32 -41%

Zip Code 71280 Race/Ethnicity

 White 79.9%
 Black Or African American 14.7%
 Hispanic 2.3%
 Asian 1.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 1.2%

Zip Code 71280 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population36472552
Male Population48.60%
Female Population51.40%
Total Households1437
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$40042
Income Under $50K Per Year59.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year13.30%
71280 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 4Mike JohnsonRepublican
Louisiana District 5Ralph AbrahamRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$189444
Average Real Estate Sale Price$86325
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.3%
Sterlington, LA
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 35b - Floodplains and Low Terraces
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 71280 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)35384653616872706452433753
Avg Max Temp (°F)57627077849194938879675977
Avg Precip (In.)5.584.75.684.975.384.433.772.793.344.064.775.3554.83
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Monroe, LA
CBSA Type71280
CBSA Population174353
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours