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ZIP Code 71103

Primary City:Shreveport, LA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: West Shreveport|Westwood
County: Caddo Parish
Timezone: Central (3:53pm)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.49, -93.78
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71103

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71103. 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 71103. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71103, 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:
Shreveport, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 71103 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71103 is located in northwest Louisiana and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 71103 are primarily black or African American. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71103 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,813
Population Density 2,059 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,605
Median Home Value $45,900
Land Area 3.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,951
Median Household Income $22,695

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3292502762732342231991601522522942632031521241008059
Female276280269273278272211213202228270296214174190191144209
Total605530545546512495410373354480564559417326314291224268

Gender

 Male 3,623 46%
 Female 4,190 54%
Gender

Race

 White 559 7.2%
 Black Or African American 7,104 90.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.3%
 Asian 2 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 48 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 74 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner156711623429826424595
Renter1073432583532611538755
Total122410374587559417332150

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 495 17%
 Single Guardian 1,242 42%
 Singles 1,049 36%
 Singles With Roommate 165 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,005 68%
 Households with Kids 946 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6264657253415148577159415550574348705554
Female5662604853635555545748605846514362625567
Total1181261251201061041061031111281071011139610886110132110121

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71103 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 71103 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 71103 real estate data, the median home value of $45,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71103 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71103 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71103 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,324 93.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 474 6.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 475 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 859 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,617 45%
 Households Vacant 654 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 260 39.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.6%
 For Sale Only 23 3.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 2.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 341 52.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 2%
 1 Bedroom 297 17%
 2 Bedroom 653 38%
 3+ Bedroom 739 43%
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 $22,695 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71103 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, 71103 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. More commuters in 71103 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,864 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,454 22%
 No Earnings 3,342 50%
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 1,864 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,454 22%
 No Earnings 3,342 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,321 86.9%
 Public transportation 128 4.8%
 Taxicab 6 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 179 6.7%
 Worked at Home 37 1.4%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 743 29.4%
 High School Graduate 1,515 60.0%
 Associate's degree 80 3.2%
 Bachelor's degree 87 3.4%
 Master's degree 82 3.2%
 Professional school degree 14 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,636 93.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 18 1.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 98 5.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71103

ZIP Code 71103 is in the Caddo Parish School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71103.

J. S. Clark Elementary School
351 Hearne Ave
Shreveport, LA 71103
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Caddo Parish School District
Central Elementary School
1627 Weinstock St
Shreveport, LA 71103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caddo Parish School District
Claiborne Fundamental Elementary School
2345 Claiborne Ave
Shreveport, LA 71103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caddo Parish School District
Mrs. Eddie Jones W Shreveport Elementary School
2226 Murphy St
Shreveport, LA 71103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caddo Parish School District
Booker T. Washington New Technology High School
2104 Milam St
Shreveport, LA 71103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Caddo Parish School District

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