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ZIP Code 71055

Primary City:Minden, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (1:22pm)
Coordinates:32.7, -93.3
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71055

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71055. 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 71055. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71055, 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:
Minden, LA
Acceptable:
Dixie Inn
Unacceptable:
Gilark, Mcintyre, Pace

Stats and Demographics for the 71055 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71055 is located in northwest Louisiana and covers a large 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 71055 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71055 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,268
Population Density 79 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,928
Median Home Value $86,500
Land Area 257.81 sq mi
Water Area 2.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,968
Median Household Income $37,870

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male647647680714677666610548641748705675531444379232190132
Female650590673641639612634611601747743693618498487383276306
Total1,2971,2371,3531,3551,3161,2781,2441,1591,2421,4951,4481,3681,149942866615466438

Gender

 Male 9,866 49%
 Female 10,402 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,457 56.5%
 Black Or African American 8,399 41.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 57 0.3%
 Asian 56 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 65 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 231 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner964667431,1601,156933632237
Renter27360243446532824512870
Total3691,0681,1771,6251,4841,178760307

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,408 43%
 Single Guardian 1,980 25%
 Singles 2,269 28%
 Singles With Roommate 311 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,363 67%
 Households with Kids 2,605 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male142134127120122109125137154125130140150135154151126169114120
Female137129131118112129117115117150134125128136127132153114115132
Total279263258238234238242252271275264265278271281283279283229252

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71055 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71055 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 71055 real estate data, the median home value of $86,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 71055. Rentals in 71055 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71055 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,358 95.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 506 2.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 331 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 73 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,807 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,616 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,545 29%
 Households Vacant 960 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 256 26.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1.0%
 For Sale Only 52 5.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 46 4.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 92 9.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 503 52.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 453 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,109 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,006 39%
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 $37,870 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71055 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 71055 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 71055 can expect to fall in that range. 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 5,469 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,907 25%
 No Earnings 6,417 41%
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 5,469 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,907 25%
 No Earnings 6,417 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,185 92.2%
 Public transportation 15 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 498 6.4%
 Worked at Home 97 1.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,521 22.7%
 High School Graduate 3,972 59.2%
 Associate's degree 217 3.2%
 Bachelor's degree 778 11.6%
 Master's degree 177 2.6%
 Professional school degree 22 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 26 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,192 78.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 457 11.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 430 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71055

ZIP Code 71055 is in the Webster Parish School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71055.

Webster Parish Expulsion School
109 Clerk St
Minden, LA 71055
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Webster Parish School District
J. E. Harper Elementary School
618 Germantown Rd
Minden, LA 71055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Webster Parish School District
J. L. Jones Elementary School
620 District Dr
Minden, LA 71055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Webster Parish School District
J. A. Phillips Middle School
811 Durwood Dr
Minden, LA 71055
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Webster Parish School District
E. S. Richardson Elementary School
515 West Todd
Minden, LA 71055
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Webster Parish School District
Minden High School
1103 South College St
Minden, LA 71055
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Webster Parish School District
Webster Junior High School
700 East Union
Minden, LA 71055
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Webster Parish School District

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