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ZIP Code 71072

Primary City:Shongaloo, LA (View All Cities)
County: Webster Parish
Timezone: Central (12:41pm)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.9, -93.3
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71072

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71072. 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 71072. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71072, 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:
Shongaloo, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 71072 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71072 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 71072 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 small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71072 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,530
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 728
Median Home Value $70,600
Land Area 97.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.57 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 606
Median Household Income $43,015

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male 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
Male505265503032405349466454584121231413
Female345546664241325463584353514034211923
Total841071111167273721071121041071071098155443336

Gender

 Male 755 49%
 Female 775 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,406 91.9%
 Black Or African American 98 6.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 5 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 16 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner54894101109804527
Renter814261117894
Total1362120112126885431

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 345 57%
 Single Guardian 103 17%
 Singles 149 25%
 Singles With Roommate 9 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 396 65%
 Households with Kids 210 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male91311810791214211171412117141085
Female411641112101482912131015131413115
Total1324171221191926222320192722262028231910

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71072 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71072 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 71072 real estate data, the median home value of $70,600 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 71072. Rentals in 71072 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71072 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,524 99.6%
 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 6 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 198 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 311 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 97 13%
 Households Vacant 122 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 94 77%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 6%
 1 Bedroom 10 13%
 2 Bedroom 41 53%
 3+ Bedroom 21 27%
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 $43,015 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71072 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. 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 71072 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 382 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 290 24%
 No Earnings 518 44%
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 382 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 290 24%
 No Earnings 518 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 619 97.6%
 Public transportation 3 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1 0.2%
 Worked at Home 11 1.7%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 80 17.7%
 High School Graduate 285 63.2%
 Associate's degree 6 1.3%
 Bachelor's degree 72 16.0%
 Master's degree 1 0.2%
 Professional school degree 7 1.6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 165 75.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 46 20.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 4.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71072

ZIP Code 71072 is in the Webster Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71072.

North Webster Lower Elementary School
229 Hwy Alt 2
Shongaloo, LA 71072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Webster Parish School District

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