71270 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to RUSTON, LA 71270

71270 is a sparsely populated, suburban zip code in Ruston, Louisiana. Median household income here ($25,564) is significantly lower than US average ($56,604). The population is racially diverse, younger, and mostly single. At $127,100 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Ruston area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $50,521/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 71270 is $39,952.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 71270 earn an average of $26,428/year. Women earn only $13,176/year.

12,508 people in 71270 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 71270? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 17.2 minutes.

The median age here is 29. There are 15,173 men and 15,714 women. The median age for men is 27 while for women the median age is 31.

To give you a sense of the community, 13,324 people (out of the 30,887 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 13,395 homes, and 1,127 businesses every day. 692 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

71270 Zip code is located in the Central time zone at 32 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Isfahan, Iran!) and -93 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 276 feet above sea level.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 30,887
  • White Population: 17,452
  • Black Population: 12,288
  • Hispanic Population: 833
  • Asian Population: 850
  • Hawaiian Population: 60
  • Indian Population: 221
  • Male Population: 15,173
  • Female Population: 15,714
  • Median Age: 29
  • Median Age of Males: 27
  • Median Age of Females: 31
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: West South Central
  • State: Louisiana
  • CBSA Type: Micropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Ruston LA
  • County: Lincoln
  • City: Ruston
  • Longitude: -92.7
  • Latitude: 32.5
  • Elevation: 276 feet above sea level
  • Area code: 318
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 12,291
  • Drive alone: 9,738
  • Carpool: 1,680
  • Public transit: 32
  • Ride bikes or walk: 692

  • Average commute time: 17.2 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 793
  •    5 - 9: 3,192
  •    10 - 14: 3,405
  •    15 - 19: 1,666
  •    20 - 24: 930
  •    25 - 29: 169
  •    30 - 34: 845
  •    35 - 39: 209
  •    40 - 44: 249
  •    45 - 59: 303
  •    60 - 89: 288
  •    90 plus: 242
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $127,100
  • Average Annual Household Income: $32,846
  • Businesses: 787
  • Employees: 11,472
  • Annual Payroll: $353,175,000
  • Average Family Income: $50,521
  • Median Family Income: $25,564
  • Average Income for Men: $26,428
  • Average Income for Women: $13,176
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 061
  • State FIPS Code: 22

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Schools in 71270 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Cypress Springs Elementary School
1040 Saratoga Street
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-0791
Glen View Elementary School
1601 Bittersweet Street
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-5724
Hillcrest Elementary School
301 East Kentucky Avenue
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-0550
Lincoln Center
1435 Mayberry Street
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-1889
Ruston Elementary School
200 North Bernard Street
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-4714
Middle Schools
I.A. Lewis Elementary School
1000 Mitchell Avenue
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-5963
Ruston Junior High School
481 Tarbutton Road
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 251-1601
High Schools
Lincoln Parish Secondary Alternative School
1428 Arlington Street
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 254-2096
Ruston High School
900 Bearcat Drive
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-0807
Other Schools
Howard School
901 South Vienna Street
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-5763

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In the 71270 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.lasocpr.lsp.org/socpr/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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