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ZIP Code 71006

Primary City:Benton, LA (View All Cities)
County: Bossier Parish
Timezone: Central (2:04am)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.7, -93.6
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71006

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71006. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 71006. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71006, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Benton, LA
Unacceptable:
Ivan

Stats and Demographics for the 71006 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71006 is located in northwest Louisiana and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 71006 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71006 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,158
Population Density 59 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,011
Median Home Value $205,400
Land Area 204.88 sq mi
Water Area 8.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,616
Median Household Income $75,120

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3864284564392642743603913974714774384403112351347633
Female38240140140228832836142443047951248541529321215910373
Total768829857841552602721815827950989923855604447293179106

Gender

 Male 6,010 49%
 Female 6,148 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,061 82.8%
 Black Or African American 1,681 13.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 98 0.8%
 Asian 59 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 116 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 137 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5745468293190360028661
Renter4511615013489643113
Total1025708321,06599266431774

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,900 63%
 Single Guardian 678 15%
 Singles 905 20%
 Singles With Roommate 133 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,948 64%
 Households with Kids 1,668 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male71778787819684878082909991948189951017340
Female6584748560868091848582737091809673906359
Total13616116117214118216417816416717217216118516118516819113699

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71006 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71006 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 71006 real estate data, the median home value of $205,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 71006. Rentals in 71006 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71006 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,150 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,796 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,178 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 642 13%
 Households Vacant 395 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 40 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 48 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 87 22%
 For Migrant Workers 4 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 207 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 32 6%
 1 Bedroom 40 8%
 2 Bedroom 150 30%
 3+ Bedroom 281 56%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $75,120 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71006 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 71006. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,398 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,037 21%
 No Earnings 3,408 35%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,398 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,037 21%
 No Earnings 3,408 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,539 94.5%
 Public transportation 9 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 54 0.9%
 Worked at Home 260 4.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 498 12%
 High School Graduate 2,190 53%
 Associate's degree 198 5%
 Bachelor's degree 810 19%
 Master's degree 315 8%
 Professional school degree 111 3%
 Doctorate degree 49 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,297 82.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 306 11.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 180 6.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71006

ZIP Code 71006 is in the Bossier Parish School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71006.

Benton Elementary School
562 Hwy 162
Benton, LA 71006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bossier Parish School District
Benton Middle School
6140 Hwy 3
Benton, LA 71006
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Bossier Parish School District
Benton High School
6136 Hwy 3
Benton, LA 71006
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bossier Parish School District

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