Zip Code 71362 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePlaucheville
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Avoyelles
Secondary County: Saint Landry
Area Code318
Current Population:2169
Racial Majority: 90.35%
Public School Racial Majority:White 58%
Unemployment Rate:3.7%
Median Household Income$29074
Average Adjusted Gross Income$57550
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time43.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range26 - 46 ft.
Area110 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.87277400, -91.92816600

Zip Code 71362 Description

Zip Code 71362 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Alexandria metro area. Zip code 71362 is primarily located in Avoyelles County. Portions of 71362 are also located in Saint Landry County. The official US Postal Service name for 71362 is PLAUCHEVILLE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 71362 are contained within or border the city limits of Plaucheville, LA, . Zip code 71362 is within area code 318 and area code 337. 71362 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 71362 is 3.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.0% and is lower 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 71362 increased to 2169 from 1816 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 71362 is while the majority ethnicity attending 71362 public schools is White. 90% of students in 71362 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1544 90.35% 2063 -25%
 Black Or African American 15 0.88% 26 -42%
 Hispanic 130 7.61% 32 +306%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 15 -100%
 Asian 8 0.47% 9 -11%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 23 0.7% 23 -48%

Zip Code 71362 Race/Ethnicity

 White 58%
 Black Or African American 37.4%
 Hispanic 0.5%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.8%
 Two or More Races 2.4%

Zip Code 71362 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population21691816
Male Population49.60%
Female Population50.40%
Total Households800
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$29074
Income Under $50K Per Year70.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.80%
71362 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 5Ralph AbrahamRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Louisiana Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$124571
Average Real Estate Sale Price$112000
Current Unemployment Level 3.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.1%
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 1 - 10

Zip Code 71362 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)38414955647072716655474056
Avg Max Temp (°F)59637077849092928880696177
Avg Precip (In.)6.544.865.635.345.7654.334.134.314.085.566.0961.64
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours