Zip Code 71358 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePalmetto
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Saint Landry
Area Code337
Current Population:1111
Racial Majority:African American 67.77%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 60.9%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$22951
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43450
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time25.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range20 - 30 ft.
Area65 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.71273600, -91.86684400

Zip Code 71358 Description

Zip Code 71358 is located in the state of Louisiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 71358 is primarily located in Saint Landry County. The official US Postal Service name for 71358 is PALMETTO, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 71358 are contained within or border the city limits of Palmetto, LA, . The area code for zip code 71358 is 337. 71358 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 71358 is 4.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 9.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 71358 decreased to 1111 from 1243 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 71358 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 71358 public schools is Black. 88% of students in 71358 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 372 29.9% 439 -15%
 Black Or African American 843 67.77% 649 +30%
 Hispanic 21 1.69% 4 +425%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 3 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0.64% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 16 0% 16 -100%

Zip Code 71358 Race/Ethnicity

 White 38.4%
 Black Or African American 60.9%
 Hispanic 0.8%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 71358 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population11111243
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households441
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$22951
Income Under $50K Per Year76.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year20.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.90%
71358 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 5Ralph AbrahamRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$128000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$156862
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 73k - Southern Holocene Meander Belts
Average First Frost DatesNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 1 - 10

Zip Code 71358 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)39424956647072726756474256
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647178849092918780706378
Avg Precip (In.)6.444.745.35.145.725.214.984.494.614.155.335.7461.84
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Opelousas-Eunice, LA
CBSA Type71358
CBSA Population93358
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours