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Cities: Ruston, LA (10.12%), Grambling, LA (0.34%), Vienna, LA (0.23%), Simsboro, LA (0.06%), Choudrant, LA (0.02%)
Counties: Lincoln Parish, LA (61.33%), Jackson Parish, LA (38.67%)

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 30,977
Zip code population in 2010: 30,887
Zip code population in 2000: 31,308




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Houses and condos: 13,783
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,815
% of renters here:

49%
State:

34%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 71270: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 204.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 151 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

0.5% ($621)
Louisiana:

0.4% ($621)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $777 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $487 (0.5%)

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Males: 14,607  (47.2%)
Females: 16,370  (52.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 71270:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 71270:

  • Never married: 43.1%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

Zip code 71270 compared to state average:

  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

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Urban population: 24,318
Rural population: 6,658

Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $127,100
71270:

$127,100
Louisiana:

$139,400



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 56 registered sex offenders living in 71270 zip code as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 71270 to the number of sex offenders is 635 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

27.4 years
Louisiana median age:

35.9 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Louisiana:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 71270, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $40,068 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,068
State:

$39,411

Salary/wage: $31,082 (reported on 86.5% of returns)
Here:

$31,082
State:

$34,434
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 111.0% for AGIs below $10k, 81.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 45.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,871 (reported on 35.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,871
Louisiana:

$1,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,878 (reported on 19.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,878
State:

$3,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$9,846 (reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

+$9,846
State:

+$8,531
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,441 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

+$10,441
State:

+$9,128
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,257 (reported on 1.8% of returns)
71270:

$3,257
Louisiana:

$3,055
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $18,984 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
Here:

$18,984
Louisiana:

$17,274

Total itemized deductions: $17,954 (19% of AGI, reported on 23.1% of returns)
Here:

$17,954
State:

$18,222

Here:

19.4% of AGI
State:

20.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $6,753 (6% of AGI, reported on 18.6% of returns)
Here:

$6,753
State:

$4,190

Here:

6.3% of AGI
State:

4.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $7,368 (reported on 63.3% of returns)
71270:

$7,368
State:

$6,529
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,209 (reported on 27.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,209
State:

$2,103

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 57.7%
Here:

58%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 48.5% for AGIs below $10k, 66.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 56.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 54.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.8% for AGIs over 100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$32,846
Louisiana:

$41,734

Ruston, LA (71270) map

Nearest zip codes: 71272, 71245, 71227, 71268, 71275, 71235.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.9%
Louisiana:

51.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.3%
Louisiana:

5.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,922
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 9,956


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 333 (213 now married, 120 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 8,623 (2,751 now married, 5,872 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 71270 with a mortgage: 3,109 (103 second mortgage, 253 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,954

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,210
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $302

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

29.9%
Whole state:

20.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

15.0%
Whole state:

11.0%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4


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Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages:

Notable locations in zip code 71270: Hoogland's Plant Farm (A), Mitcham Farms (B), Chamber of Commerce Industrial Park (C), Ruston Country Club (D), Quitman Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (E), Ruston Fire Department (F), Twin Oaks Nursery (G), Lincoln Parish Courthouse (H), Lincoln Parish Library (I), Louisiana Methodist Childrens Home (J), Ruston City Hall (K), Prescott Memorial Library (L), Jackson Ward 2 Fire District (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: North Park Mall Shopping Center (1), Village Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in zip code 71270 include: Ansley Union Church (A), Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church (B), Springhill Baptist Church (C), Saint Peter Baptist Church (D), Rock Corner Baptist Church (E), Prosperity Baptist Church (F), Mount Zion Baptist Church (G), Mount Pisgah Baptist Church (H), Barnet Springs Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ansley Cemetery (1), Watts Cemetery (2), McGloughlin Cemetery (3), Wilder Cemetery (4), Mount Olive Cemetery (5), Ebenezer Cemetery (6), Riser Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lamkin Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Colon Creek (A), Chautauqua Creek (B), Caney Branch (C), Boggy Branch (D), Barnet Springs Creek (E), Edmiston Creek (F), Washington Branch (G), Spring Creek (H), Shepherd Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in zip code 71270: Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,082
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,560
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,205
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,820
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,551
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,869
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,610
  • 1940 to 1949: 554
  • 1939 or earlier: 532


Zip code 71270 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 71270
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 31
  • 1 bedroom: 25
  • 2 bedrooms: 866
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,796
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,138
  • 5+ bedrooms: 207
  • no bedroom: 130
  • 1 bedroom: 1,090
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,576
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,580
  • 4 bedrooms: 368
  • 5+ bedrooms: 71
Cars and other vehicles available in 71270 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 241
  • 1 vehicle: 1,666
  • 2 vehicles: 2,439
  • 3 vehicles: 1,321
  • 4 vehicles: 299
  • 5+ vehicles: 97
  • no vehicle: 919
  • 1 vehicle: 2,648
  • 2 vehicles: 1,750
  • 3 vehicles: 332
  • 4 vehicles: 150
  • 5+ vehicles: 16


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 71270 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 71270 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 71270:

  • Less than $10,000: 103
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 294
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 98
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 148
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 78
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 41
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 75
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 241
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 219
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 269
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 264
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 281
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 247
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 644
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 351
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 600
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 438
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 536
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 480
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 368
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 100
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 78
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 23
  • $1,000,000 or more: 87

 



71270 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 71270:

  • Less than $100: 137
  • $100 to $149: 166
  • $150 to $199: 85
  • $200 to $249: 386
  • $250 to $299: 101
  • $300 to $349: 196
  • $350 to $399: 567
  • $400 to $449: 523
  • $450 to $499: 783
  • $500 to $549: 520
  • $550 to $599: 381
  • $600 to $649: 265
  • $650 to $699: 134
  • $700 to $749: 47
  • $750 to $799: 203
  • $800 to $899: 246
  • $900 to $999: 265
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 135
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 89
  • $2,000 or more: 13
  • No cash rent: 573
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $647.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $154,681
  • Black or African American householders: $79,195
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $74,840
  • Asian householders: $207,424
  • Some other race householders: $302,427
  • Two or more races householders: $246,296
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $137,100

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $127,100
71270:

$127,100
Louisiana:

$139,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,100 - $214,600

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $209,425
Here:

$209,425
State:

$179,842

Townhouses or other attached units: $102,500
Here:

$102,500
State:

$165,988

Mobile homes: $35,018
Here:

$35,018
State:

$55,892

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,768
  • One, attached: 236
  • Two: 1,429
  • 3 or 4: 707
  • 5 to 9: 328
  • 10 to 19: 660
  • 20 to 49: 424
  • 50 or more: 297
  • Mobile homes: 1,934

Unemployment: 9.1%
71270 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 10,697 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 1,808 (14%)
  • Taxi: 57 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 27 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 24 (0%)
  • Walked: 496 (4%)
  • Other means: 64 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 190 (1%)
 

71270 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,196
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,057
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,291
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,620
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,186
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 236
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,047
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 183
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 376
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 458
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 287
  • 90 or more minutes: 236
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 78.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 30,207
  • In family households: 22,581 (3,386 male householders, 3,570 female householders)
    4,433 spouses, 8,885 children (8,075 natural, 168 adopted, 644 stepchildren), 773 grandchildren, 475 brothers or sisters, 218 parents, 469 other relatives, 372 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,626 (2,043 male householders (1,331 living alone)), 2,879 female householders (2,093 living alone)), 2,704 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 770 (765 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,366 2-persons, 1,527 3-persons, 1,289 4-persons, 595 5-persons, 121 6-persons, 58 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,424 1-person, 1,078 2-persons, 245 3-persons, 175 4-persons

3,503 married couples with children.
2,692 single-parent households (204 men, 2,488 women).

94.5% of residents of 71270 zip code speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% very well, 8% well, 38% not well, 10% not at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% very well, 6% well, 1% not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% very well, 36% well, 8% not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (16% very well, 84% well).

Foreign born population: 1,471 (4.7%)
(13.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.7%
Whole state:

3.8%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (24%)
  • India (17%)
  • Saudi Arabia (8%)
  • Guyana (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Honduras (6%)
  • Kuwait (6%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 1,098
  • 1990 to 1999: 256
  • 1980 to 1989: 155
  • Before 1980: 169

Races in zip code 71270:

White population: 16,833
Black population: 12,034
American Indian population: 66
Asian population: 731
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 16
Some other race population: 28
Two or more races population: 346
Hispanic or Latino population: 833

Most common first ancestries reported in 71270 (%):



  • Other groups (47%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • American (6%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)


Zip code 71270 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • GLEN VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1601 BITTERSWEET STREET in RUSTON, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-031006
    Organizations: LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • HILLCREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (301 EAST KENTUCKY AVENUE in RUSTON, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-031008
    Organizations: LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • HOWARD SCHOOL (901 SOUTH VIENNA in RUSTON, LA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-031022
    Organizations: LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • FEDERAL HOME PRODUCTS (600 FRANKE DR. in RUSTON, LA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PLASTICS PLUMBING FIXTURES; ENAMELED IRON AND METAL SANITARY WARE
    Business NAICS classification: PLASTICS PLUMBING FIXTURE MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: FINIS BURNS/BOX 1010
  • GREEN CLINIC SURGERY CENTER (1200 S FARMERVILLE in RUSTON, LA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: MARTIN L BEST
  • BARNETT 9-1 TANK BATTERY - VERNON FIELD (1.4 MI SE OF in ANSLEY, LA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: CRUDE PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS
    Alternative names: ANADARKO BARNETT 9-1, BARNETT 9-1 FACILITY
  • NORTH LA REHAB HOSP (1401 EZELL ST in RUSTON, LA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: CONTINENTAL MED CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING INC (414 W CALIFORNIA AVE in RUSTON, LA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: ROBERT FLOURNOY (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ROBERT C SMITH (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: EARTHNET LAB INC
  • MISS RIV UNIONVILLE (STOR CS HWY 167 14MN in RUSTON, LA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION
    Alternative names: W G JANACEK ON SUPER.
  • MOSERS WELDING SVC (HWY 167 S 7M S I20 in RUSTON, LA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: MOSER JOE P (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • HOLDER AUTOMOTIVE MACHINE INC (112 HODGES RD in RUSTON, LA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: OTHER AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Organizations: JACK HOLDER (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • RISER SHOWS OLDS BUICK GMC (801 E GEORGIA in RUSTON, LA)
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: RISER, GARY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ALLEN 2 #1 TANK BATTERY - VERNON FIELD (OFF KEPPLER CREEK RD 2.75 MI E in ANSLEY, LA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: CRUDE PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS
    Alternative names: ALLEN 2 NO 1 TANK BATTERY - VERNON FIELD

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 71270:

  • Days Inn , I-20 Frontage Rd, Ruston, LA 71270 , Phone: (318) 251-2360
  • Best Western, I-20 At Hwy 167 S, Ruston, LA 71270 , Phone: (Inv) lid Input
  • Comfort Inn, 1951 North Service Rd East, Ruston, LA 71270 , Phone: (318) 242-0070
  • Holiday Inn Express , 1825 Roberta Ave, Ruston, LA 71270 , Phone: (318) 513-9777, Fax: (318) 513-2558
  • Budget Lodge , 1301 Goodwin Rd, Ruston, LA 71270 , Phone: (318) 225-0354, Fax: (318) 225-0354
  • Howard Johnson Inn , 401 N Service Rd, Ruston, LA 71270 , Phone: (318) 255-5901, Fax: (318) 255-3729
  • Super 8 Ruston , 1101 Cooktown Rd, Ruston, LA 71270 , Phone: (318) 255-0588, Fax: (318) 255-0588
  • Hampton Inn , 1315 N Trenton, Ruston, LA 71270 , Phone: (318) 251-3090, Fax: (318) 255-3315
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 71270

Zip code 71270 marital status for males
Zip code 71270 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Population in 1990: 26,114. Population change in the 1990s: +5,194 (+19.9%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 22,784
  • Northeast: 390
  • Midwest: 1,181
  • South: 3,607
  • West: 1,337

46% of the 71270 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Louisiana.

83% of the 71270 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 411
Here:

13.5%
Louisiana:

16.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 216
Here:

13.1%
Louisiana:

17.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 237
Here:

4.7%
Louisiana:

16.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors: 68,095
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 58,558
  • Management occupations: 44,765
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations: 43,958
  • Community and social service occupations: 41,510
  • Business and financial operations occupations: 41,016

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (RUSTON, LA):

  • LINCOLN BUILDERS INC (1910 FARMERVILLE HWY) : $5,644,999 in 43 contracts from 1999 to 2004
    Contracts for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Non-Building Facilities, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Miscellaneous Buildings, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Recreational Buildings by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Army, Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $1,080,044; 2001: $134,575; 2002: $0; 2003: $2,479,890; 2004: $744,490; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $900,000 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Signed on 1999-12-10. Completion date: 1998-09-17.
    $650,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-06-22. Completion date: 1998-09-17.
    $636,713 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Signed on 2003-10-09. Completion date: 2004-12-31.
    $636,713 with Army for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Signed on 2003-10-09. Completion date: 2004-12-31.
  • F. RONNIE MYRICK, CAROLYN MYRI (RT 2 BOX 267A-1; small business) : $125,538 in 36 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings by Public Buildings Service
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $30,050; 2004: $10,194; 2005: $46,214; 2006: $39,080.

    Biggest contracts:
    $3,908 with Public Buildings Service for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2006-07-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $3,908, same as above. Signed on 2006-07-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $3,908, same as above. Signed on 2006-07-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $3,908, same as above. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
  • BDC THE II INC (2017 FARMERVILLE HWY; small business) : $67,150 in 5 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    Contracts for Food Items For Resale, Food Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $40,940; 2006: $26,210.

    Biggest contracts:
    $36,890 with Army for Food Items For Resale. Signed on 2005-12-09. Completion date: 2005-12-01.
    $15,500, same as above. Signed on 2006-01-12. Completion date: 2005-12-01.
    $6,210, same as above. Signed on 2006-01-31. Completion date: 2005-12-01.
    $4,500, same as above. Signed on 2006-01-05. Completion date: 2006-01-07.
  • MARK SWANSON (1907 BITTERSWEET AVE; small business)
    $53,500 with National Institutes of Health for Scientific Data Studies. Taking place in MD. Signed on 2002-10-15. Completion date: 2003-08-15.
  • DESIGNS & SIGNS (3205 ARTHUR DR; small business) : $27,083 in 4 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $13,304 with Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System for Miscellaneous Fabricated Nonmetallic Materials. Signed on 2005-08-22. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $7,311 with Air Force for Collectors. and/or Historical Items. Signed on 2006-01-04. Completion date: 2006-02-04.
    $3,499 with Air Force for Signs, Advertising Displays, and Identification Plates. Signed on 2006-06-28. Completion date: 2006-07-20.
    $2,969 with Army for Signs, Advertising Displays, and Identification Plates. Signed on 2006-05-09. Completion date: 2006-06-20.
  • STUCKEY, PATRICK DDS (303 W ALABAMA AVE; small business) : $22,927 in 3 contracts from 2002 to 2003
    $11,000 with Army for Dentistry Services. Signed on 2003-11-21. Completion date: 2003-11-21.
    $8,000, same as above. Signed on 2002-12-23. Completion date: 2003-01-10.
    $3,927, same as above. Signed on 2002-12-23. Completion date: 2002-12-14.
  • COMFORT INN OF RUSTON (1951 N SERVICE RD E; small business) : $13,600 in 2 contracts in 2002
    $10,400 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2002-12-12. Completion date: 2002-12-02.
    $3,200, same as above. Signed on 2002-12-20. Completion date: 2003-01-04.
  • SMITHEY, WOODY L, DDS (900 S VIENNA ST; small business)
    $11,000 with Army for Dentistry Services. Signed on 2002-12-23. Completion date: 2003-01-10.
  • RICHARDSON, BOBBY (1407 CLARA CARR ST; small business)
    $7,650 with Federal Emergency Management Agency for Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Ground Effect Vehicles, Motor Vehicles, Trailers, and Cycles. Signed on 2005-10-22. Effective on 2005-09-30. Completion date: 2006-03-29.
  • HOTROD BAR B QUE (1911 SAMERVILLE HWY; small business)
    $3,900 with Army for Food Items For Resale. Signed on 2005-01-19. Completion date: 2005-01-22.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 2, 20-49: 16, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 7)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (250-499: 1, 100-249: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 50-99: 2, 20-49: 9, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 4)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (50-99: 1, 20-49: 6, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 11)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (100-249: 1, 20-49: 2, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 1)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)




People in group quarters:

  • 4,453 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 335 people in nursing homes
  • 97 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 75 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 66 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 60 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 50 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 47 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 41 people in state prisons
  • 29 people in institutions for the blind
  • 26 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 26 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0


Most common first names in zip code 71270 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17270.6 years
John15772.3 years
Mary14978.6 years
William10075.7 years
Willie9373.6 years
Robert8972.0 years
George6273.7 years
Annie5878.9 years
Jessie4475.6 years
Thomas4370.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 71270 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams11372.9 years
Jones7776.2 years
Davis7776.2 years
Smith7576.2 years
Lewis7575.5 years
Wilson5074.2 years
Martin4972.3 years
Johnson4674.6 years
Wright4479.2 years
Taylor4275.0 years
Businesses in zip code 71270
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Papa John's Pizza1
Applebee's1Payless1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Bath & Body Works1Popeyes1
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Church's Chicken1Rite Aid1
Comfort Inn1Rue211
Curves1Ryan's Grill1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In2
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx5Sleep Inn1
GNC2Starbucks1
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn1True Value1
Jones New York1U-Haul3
KFC1UPS7
Lane Furniture3Verizon Wireless1
Little Caesars Pizza1Waffle House1
Lowe's1Walgreens2
McDonald's2Walmart1
Nike4Wendy's1
Office Depot1


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