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ZIP Code 71201

Primary City:Monroe, LA (View All Cities)
County: Ouachita Parish
Timezone: Central (10:36am)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.53, -92.11
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71201

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71201. 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 71201. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71201, 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:
Monroe, LA
Unacceptable:
Bosco, Corey, Fondale, Lamkin, Northeast

Stats and Demographics for the 71201 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71201 is located in north 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 71201 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71201 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,319
Population Density 1,565 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,052
Median Home Value $172,600
Land Area 12.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,191
Median Household Income $42,507

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male736588588571648686647557519607717663578387290275184159
Female691646627579800785641559649714780774592514434389374371
Total1,4271,2341,2151,1501,4481,4711,2881,1161,1681,3211,4971,4371,170901724664558530

Gender

 Male 9,400 46%
 Female 10,919 54%
Gender

Race

 White 12,746 62.7%
 Black Or African American 6,851 33.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.2%
 Asian 352 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 84 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 239 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner584766641,0031,076761673277
Renter5981,038643723568323203107
Total6561,5141,3071,7261,6441,084876384

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,387 37%
 Single Guardian 1,742 19%
 Singles 3,553 39%
 Singles With Roommate 509 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,729 73%
 Households with Kids 2,462 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1621371511211151279512312811711711912511013411910412886104
Female138142158115137124121135129127134124124118111112121114121124
Total300279309236252251216258257244251243249228245231225242207228

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71201 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71201 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 71201 real estate data, the median home value of $172,600 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 71201. Rentals in 71201 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71201 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,995 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 145 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 179 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,053 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,935 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,203 42%
 Households Vacant 861 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 427 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Sale Only 82 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 274 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 229 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,205 29%
 2 Bedroom 1,496 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,168 29%
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 $42,507 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71201 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. More commuters in 71201 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 6,905 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,403 21%
 No Earnings 5,974 37%
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 6,905 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,403 21%
 No Earnings 5,974 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,844 93.0%
 Public transportation 263 2.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 151 1.6%
 Worked at Home 235 2.5%
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 774 12%
 High School Graduate 2,599 41%
 Associate's degree 142 2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,606 26%
 Master's degree 484 8%
 Professional school degree 396 6%
 Doctorate degree 267 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,993 62.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 857 26.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 337 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71201

ZIP Code 71201 is in the New Vision Learning Academy. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71201.

New Vision Learning Academy
507 Swayze St
Monroe, LA 71201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Vision Learning Academy
J.s. Clark Magnet Elementary School
1207 Washington St
Monroe, LA 71201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Monroe School District
Sallie Humble Elementary School
3800 Westminister Ave
Monroe, LA 71201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Monroe School District
Lexington Elementary School
1905 Spencer Ave
Monroe, LA 71201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Monroe School District
Carroll High School
2939 Renwick St
Monroe, LA 71201
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Monroe School District
Carroll Junior High School
2945 Renwick St
Monroe, LA 71201
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: City of Monroe School District
Robert E. Lee Junior High School
1600 North 19th St
Monroe, LA 71201
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: City of Monroe School District
Neville High School
600 Forsythe Ave
Monroe, LA 71201
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Monroe School District
Our Lady of Fatima School
3202 Franklin St
Monroe, LA 71201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Jesus the Good Shepherd School
900 Good Shepherd Ln
Monroe, LA 71201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grace Episcopal School
1400 N 4th St
Monroe, LA 71201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Quest School
2401 Oliver Rd
Monroe, LA 71201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Frederick High School
3300 Westminister Ave
Monroe, LA 71201
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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