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71261 zip code Mer Rouge
Zip Code: 71261
State: Louisiana
Population: 1609
Housing Units: 790
Land Area: 132 square miles
342 square kilometers
Water Area: .6 square miles
1.6 square kilometers
City Name: Mer Rouge
Post Office Name: Mer Rouge
County: Morehouse
Area Code: 318
Timezone: CST
Latitude: +32.793556
Longitude: -091.727614
State Zip Codes: Louisiana Zip Codes


71261 Overview 71261 Demographic 71261 Economic 71261 Housing 71261 Social
General Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Total population 1,609 100.0 100%
  Male 782 48.6 49.1%
  Female 827 51.4 50.9%
Median Age 38.2 (X) 35.3
Under 5 years 107 6.7 6.8%
18 years and over 1,187 73.8 74.3%
65 years and over 248 15.4 12.4%
One race 1,602 99.6 97.6%
  White 865 53.8 75.1%
  Black or African American 730 45.4 12.3%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2 0.1 0.9%
  Asian 2 0.1 3.6%
  Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0 0.1%
  Some other race 3 0.2 5.5%
  Two or more races 7 0.4 2.4%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 13 0.8 12.5%
Average Household Size 2.50 (X) 2.59
Average family size 3.02 (X) 3.14
Total housing units 790 100.0 100.0%
  Occupied housing units 641 81.1 91.0%
    Owner-occupied housing units 469 73.2 66.2%
    Renter-occupied housing units 172 26.8 33.8%
  Vacant housing units 149 18.9 9.0%
       
Social Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Population 25 years and over 942 100.0  
  High school graduate or higher 615 65.3 80.4%
  Bachelor's degree or higher 96 10.2 24.4%
Civilian veterans 134 12.3 12.7%
Disability status (population 21 to 64 years) 210 26.2 19.2%
Foreign born 0 0.0 11.1%
Now married (population 15 years and over) 558 47.2 54.4%
Speak a language other than English at home (5 years and over) 12 0.8 17.9%
       
Economic Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
In labor force (population 16 years and over) 619 53.6 63.9%
Mean travel time to work in minutes (population 16 years and older) 31.9 (X) 25.5
Median household income (dollars) 19,963 (X) 41,994
Median family income (dollars) 26,645 (X) 50,046
Per capita income (dollars) 11,325 (X) 21,587
  Families below poverty level 133 30.6 9.2%
  Individuals below poverty level 645 40.3 12.4%
       
Housing Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Single-family owner-occupied homes 329 100.0  
Median value (dollars) 42,100 (X) 119,600
Median of selected monthly owner costs (X) (X)  
  With a Mortgage 553 (X) 1,088
  Not mortgaged 214 (X) 295

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