Zip Code 71291 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWest Monroe
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Ouachita
Area Code318
Current Population:32644
Racial Majority: 86.52%
Public School Racial Majority:White 79.9%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$43931
Average Adjusted Gross Income$63460
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time19.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range56 - 174 ft.
Area59 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.56218700, -92.18956100

Zip Code 71291 Description

Zip Code 71291 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Monroe metro area. Zip code 71291 is primarily located in Ouachita County. The official US Postal Service name for 71291 is WEST MONROE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 71291 are contained within or border the city limits of Claiborne, LA, West Monroe, LA, and Monroe, LA. The area code for zip code 71291 is 318. 71291 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 71291 is 5.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.7% 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 71291 increased to 32644 from 31063 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 71291 is while the majority ethnicity attending 71291 public schools is White. 43.6% of students in 71291 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 28134 86.52% 27576 +2%
 Black Or African American 3223 9.91% 3481 -7%
 Hispanic 440 1.35% 825 -47%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 166 0.51% 97 +71%
 Asian 254 0.78% 337 -25%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 9 -100%
 Other Race 26 0.13% 26 +65%
 Two Or More Races 293 0.79% 293 -12%

Zip Code 71291 Race/Ethnicity

 White 79.9%
 Black Or African American 15.7%
 Hispanic 2.5%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.5%

Zip Code 71291 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3264431063
Male Population47.10%
Female Population52.90%
Total Households13473
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
43.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
80.0%
Median Household Income$43931
Income Under $50K Per Year55.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.00%
71291 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 5Ralph AbrahamRepublican
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71291 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
14Michael EcholsRepublican
15Foy GadberryRepublican
17Pat MooreDemocrat
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71291 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
33Stewart Cathey Jr.Republican
34Katrina JacksonDemocrat
35Jay MorrisRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$184361
Average Real Estate Sale Price$113000
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 35a - Tertiary Uplands
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 71291 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)34384552616871706452433753
Avg Max Temp (°F)57627077849194948879675977
Avg Precip (In.)5.64.725.694.935.44.463.762.93.354.094.735.3955.04
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Monroe, LA
CBSA Type71291
CBSA Population174353
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours