Zip Code 71430 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameForest Hill
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Rapides
Area Code318
Current Population:2576
Racial Majority: 55.82%
Public School Racial Majority:White 49.2%
Unemployment Rate:2.8%
Median Household Income$37578
Average Adjusted Gross Income$54240
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time18.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range56 - 203 ft.
Area99 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)31.04779500, -92.51510900

Zip Code 71430 Description

Zip Code 71430 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Alexandria metro area. Zip code 71430 is primarily located in Rapides County. The official US Postal Service name for 71430 is FOREST HILL, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 71430 are contained within or border the city limits of Forest Hill, LA, . The area code for zip code 71430 is 318. 71430 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 71430 is 2.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 71430 increased to 2576 from 2192 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 71430 is while the majority ethnicity attending 71430 public schools is White. 79% of students in 71430 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1684 55.82% 1657 +2%
 Black Or African American 214 7.09% 91 +135%
 Hispanic 991 32.85% 727 +36%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 1.62% 20 +145%
 Asian 79 2.62% 27 +193%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 53 0% 53 -100%

Zip Code 71430 Race/Ethnicity

 White 49.2%
 Black Or African American 1.5%
 Hispanic 48%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.3%

Zip Code 71430 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population25762192
Male Population51.90%
Female Population48.10%
Total Households905
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$37578
Income Under $50K Per Year63.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.80%
71430 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 5Ralph AbrahamRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$298000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$176526
Current Unemployment Level 2.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 35e - Southern Tertiary Uplands
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 71430 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)37404754636971706554463955
Avg Max Temp (°F)58637177849093938880696177
Avg Precip (In.)6.264.925.344.995.455.074.944.214.324.315.986.3962.17
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Alexandria, LA
CBSA Type71430
CBSA Population155227
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours