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71358 Zip Code (Palmetto, LA) Detailed Profile




City: Palmetto, LA (0.97%)
County: St. Landry Parish, LA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 823
Zip code population in 2010: 1,111
Zip code population in 2000: 1,243

Houses and condos: 524
Renter-occupied apartments: 98
% of renters here:

29%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 71358: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 90.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 9 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 71358
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.2% ($207)
Louisiana:

0.5% ($919)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $207 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $208 (0.2%)

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Males: 396  (48.1%)
Females: 427  (51.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 71358:

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 71358:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

Zip code 71358 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 71358 (2019)
    • 64958.4%Black
    • 43939.5%White
    • 161.4%Two or more races
    • 40.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 30.3%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $91,998
71358:

$91,998
Louisiana:

$172,100



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 71358 zip code as of July 03, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 71358 is 391 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

48.9 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Louisiana:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 71358, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $39,845 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,845
State:

$56,730

Salary/wage: $34,726 (reported on 90.5% of returns)
Here:

$34,726
State:

$45,545
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 86.8% for AGIs below $25k, 87.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $586 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$586
Louisiana:

$1,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,400 (reported on 4.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,400
State:

$7,610

Profit/loss from business: +$1,480 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

+$1,480
State:

+$12,088

Total itemized deductions: $20,283 (22% of AGI, reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

$20,283
State:

$23,585

Here:

22.5% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI

Charity contributions: $3,450 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,450
State:

$5,533

Taxes paid: $4,040 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
71358:

$4,040
State:

$6,282

Earned income credit: $2,488 (reported on 38.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,488
State:

$2,633
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 54.8%
Here:

55%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 45.0% for AGIs below $25k, 58.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 100.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 71358, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $28,677 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$28,677
State:

$39,411

Salary/wage: $26,627 (reported on 91.3% of returns)
Here:

$26,627
State:

$34,434
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 91.7% for AGIs below $10k, 84.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 92.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $344 (reported on 20.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$344
Louisiana:

$1,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,800 (reported on 4.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,800
State:

$3,235

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,875 (reported on 3.7% of returns)
Here:

+$1,875
State:

+$8,531

Profit/loss from business: +$5,778 (reported on 8.2% of returns)
Here:

+$5,778
State:

+$9,128

Total itemized deductions: $16,551 (29% of AGI, reported on 11.2% of returns)
Here:

$16,551
State:

$18,222

Here:

28.8% of AGI
State:

20.3% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $2,025 (3% of AGI, reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,025
State:

$4,190

Here:

3.0% of AGI
State:

4.4% of AGI

Total tax: $3,573 (reported on 58.4% of returns)
71358:

$3,573
State:

$6,529
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $2,082 (reported on 39.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,082
State:

$2,103

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 62.2%
Here:

62%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 50.6% for AGIs below $10k, 63.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 93.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$34,918
Louisiana:

$51,073
Palmetto, LA (71358) map Nearest zip codes: 71345, 71353, 70589, 70577, 70715, 71356.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

35.5%
Louisiana:

46.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.0%
Louisiana:

42.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 43
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 298


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 175 (89 now married, 84 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 71358 with a mortgage: 57 (13 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 191

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $628
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $262

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

15.1%
Whole state:

19.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

9.6%
Whole state:

10.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 71358: Opelousas Club House (A), Palmetto Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 71358 include: United Pentecostal Church (A), Sanctified Church (B), Saint John Church (C), Sacred Heart Church (D), Saint Matthews Baptist Church (E), New Pilgrim Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lake: Half Moon Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Negro Foot Bayou (A), McMillian Bayou (B), Hog Bayou (C), Fish Bayou (D), East Prong Bayou (E), Dick Bayou (F), Cow Bayou (G), Big Darbonne Bayou (H), Big Bayou (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 132000 to 2009
  • 261990 to 1999
  • 971980 to 1989
  • 1581970 to 1979
  • 1541960 to 1969
  • 441950 to 1959
  • 211940 to 1949
  • 41939 or earlier

Zip code 71358 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Palmetto, LA (71358)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Palmetto, LA (71358)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 462 bedrooms
  • 1443 bedrooms
  • 544 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palmetto, LA (71358)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palmetto, LA (71358)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 02 bedrooms
  • 763 bedrooms
  • 184 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Palmetto, LA (71358) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Palmetto, LA (71358) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 16no vehicle
  • 851 vehicle
  • 832 vehicles
  • 533 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Palmetto, LA (71358) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Palmetto, LA (71358) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 12no vehicle
  • 461 vehicle
  • 392 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 71358 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 71358 household income distribution in 2019
  • 38Less than $10,000
  • 18$10,000 to $14,999
  • 54$20,000 to $24,999
  • 30$25,000 to $29,999
  • 33$30,000 to $34,999
  • 44$35,000 to $39,999
  • 31$40,000 to $44,999
  • 4$45,000 to $49,999
  • 11$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8$60,000 to $74,999
  • 28$75,000 to $99,999
  • 24$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 71358

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 71358
  • 21Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 21$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 14$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2$50,000 to $59,999
  • 17$60,000 to $69,999
  • 19$80,000 to $89,999
  • 18$90,000 to $99,999
  • 33$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$125,000 to $149,999
  • 16$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5$175,000 to $199,999
  • 7$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 71358

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 71358
  • 5$150 to $199
  • 22$200 to $249
  • 25$300 to $349
  • 1$350 to $399
  • 16$400 to $449
  • 6$450 to $499
  • 13No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $496.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $130,667
  • Black or African American householders: $80,524
  • Asian householders: $201,843
  • Two or more races householders: $292,141
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $79,675

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $91,998
71358:

$91,998
Louisiana:

$172,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,333 - $122,871

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $129,174
Here:

$129,174
State:

$234,504

Mobile homes: $32,470
Here:

$32,470
State:

$69,208
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 71358
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 388
  • Two: 8
  • Mobile homes: 122

Unemployment: 12.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 71358

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 71358
  • 84.9%293Drove a car alone
  • 4.3%15Carpooled
  • 1.4%5Walked
  • 7.0%24Other means
  • 2.0%7Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 71358

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 71358
  • 18Less than 5 minutes
  • 235 to 9 minutes
  • 3710 to 14 minutes
  • 715 to 19 minutes
  • 2620 to 24 minutes
  • 1825 to 29 minutes
  • 6630 to 34 minutes
  • 2135 to 39 minutes
  • 2240 to 44 minutes
  • 3545 to 59 minutes
  • 4160 to 89 minutes
  • 1690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 53.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 823
  • Male householders: 167 (37 living alone), Female householders: 176 (70 living alone)
  • 157 spouses (157 opposite-sex spouses), 0 unmarried partners, (0 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 147 children (128 natural, 0 adopted, 19 stepchildren), 66 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 0 foster children, 50 other relatives, 50 non-relatives

Size of family households: 166 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 4 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 107 1-person, 5 2-persons

96.8% of residents of 71358 zip code speak English at home.
3.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (11% very well, 89% well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

4.2%
Most common first ancestries reported in 71358
  • 11%French Canadian
  • 6%American
  • 2%Italian
  • 1%English
  • 1%African
  • 0%German
  • 0%Norwegian

Zip code 71358 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • PALMETTO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (235 RIDEAU STREET in PALMETTO, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-049033
    Organizations: SAINT LANDRY PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BELCO OPERATING CORP. (TURNER 21 WELL #1, MONCREIF in PALMETTO, LA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
  • MONCREIF CENTRAL FACILITY (LA HWY 360 & LA HWY 10 in PALMETTO, LA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CRUDE PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS
    Alternative names: WESTPORT OIL & GAS CO.
  • PALMETTO ELEMENTARY (SCHOOL in PALMETTO, LA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: ST LANDRY PARISH
  • PEACE, INC (PO BOX 112 in PALMETTO, LA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: PEACE, INC-TRI-COMMUN
  • EOTT ENERGY (MONCREIF CENTRAL FACILITY in PALMETTO, LA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Alternative names: EOTT/MONCREIF CENTRAL FACILITY

Zip code 71358 marital status for males
Zip code 71358 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 12.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 71.1%Electricity
  • 18.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.0%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 621. Population change in the 1990s: +622 (+100.2%).

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

  • This state: 762
  • Midwest: 19
  • South: 27
  • West: 12

67% of the 71358 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Louisiana.

100% of the 71358 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 400% moved from this county.

Year householders moved into unit in Palmetto, LA (71358)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Louisiana:

16.9%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1
Here:

10.1%
Louisiana:

16.2%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 92,232Construction and extraction occupations
  • 36,474Management occupations
  • 31,851Production occupations
  • 27,905Office and administrative support occupations
  • 21,560Healthcare support occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • TRI COMMUNITY (7014 HIGHWAY 71 in PALMETTO, LA; small business)
    70 employees, $1200000 revenue. : $73,110 in 10 contracts from 1999 to 2003
    Contracts for Nursing Home Care Contracts by Department of Veterans Affairs
    Signed by year: 2000: $9,000; 2001: $45,000; 2002: $0; 2003: $110; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $21,000 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Nursing Home Care Contracts. Signed on 2001-10-15. Completion date: 2006-12-15.
    $9,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-10-15. Completion date: 2003-12-15.
    $8,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-10-15. Completion date: 2005-12-15.
    $8,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-10-15. Completion date: 2006-12-15.

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

  • Wholesale Trade: Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers (50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Dentists (5-9: 1)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Nonresidential Property Managers (1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$86,99028$48,89144$69,25120$16,1143$50,377
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$38,1166$43,7421$66,6201$24,680
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$50,33028$38,71835$51,4017$9,4101$37,580
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$78,4609$69,0301$5,9201$33,970
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$49,9751$111,0300$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9601.00 , 9603.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$79,0874$118,213
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$96,4401$80,860
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$20,730
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9601.00 , 9603.00

Most common first names in zip code 71358 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2680.6 years
Joseph2273.9 years
John1365.9 years
Willie1172.7 years
James770.8 years
Charles680.0 years
Lena678.0 years
Wallace679.0 years
Robert663.0 years
Marie574.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 71358 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rideau3670.4 years
Edwards2072.1 years
Thomas1373.4 years
Soileau1173.9 years
Smith1075.6 years
Fontenot972.5 years
Curette875.2 years
Hardy875.5 years
Vigie876.0 years
Simien866.4 years
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