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People

Total Population 972
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 16%
Employed Population 16+ 382
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 39%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.5%
Median Earnings25+ $27,432
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,818

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,813
% Above Poverty Level 86.3%
% Below Poverty Level 13.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 7.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.8%
Median Gross Rent $506
Median House Value $79,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 48.1%
US/American 0%
English 1%
Irish 2.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lecompte Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles N of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 159 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Rapides
Metro Area Alexandria
Standard Zip Codes 71346
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.094
Longitude -92.4

Lecompte Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WOODWORTH 2 SE
Distance 4.2 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 58 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.7 inches
Station ALEXANDRIA INTL AP
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 58 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.4 inches
Station BOYCE 3 WNW
Distance 27.4 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 57 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lecompte, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Chambers (71346)

Chickama (71346)

Lamourie (71346)

Latanier (71346)

Meeker (71346)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cheneyville 492 $32,321
Forest Hill 713 $30,714
Glenmora 1,272 $40,500
McNary 181 $48,750
Turkey Creek 357 $0
Woodworth 1,121 $75,688

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Lecompte High Schools

RAPIDES HIGH SCHOOL
9463 HIGHWAY 71 SOUTH
318-776-9371
Serves 263 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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