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ZIP Code 71202

Primary City:Monroe, LA (View All Cities)
County: Ouachita Parish
Timezone: Central (8:18pm)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.4, -92.0
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71202

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71202. 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 71202. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71202, 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
Acceptable:
Richwood
Unacceptable:
Logtown

Stats and Demographics for the 71202 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71202 is located in north 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 71202 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young 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 71202 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,044
Population Density 252 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,341
Median Home Value $65,300
Land Area 115.36 sq mi
Water Area 2.74 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,068
Median Household Income $22,386

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2151,2391,2021,6981,2311,0261,03684189590783280460335622116611678
Female1,2331,1411,1821,2591,0291,003961832853879977950734483354301228179
Total2,4482,3802,3842,9572,2602,0291,9971,6731,7481,7861,8091,7541,337839575467344257

Gender

 Male 14,466 50%
 Female 14,578 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,263 11.2%
 Black Or African American 25,414 87.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 46 0.2%
 Asian 36 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 48 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 236 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner472645961,0091,243716446127
Renter3911,2091,02190263226813661
Total4381,4731,6171,9111,875984582188

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,315 26%
 Single Guardian 4,243 47%
 Singles 2,168 24%
 Singles With Roommate 342 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,082 56%
 Households with Kids 3,986 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male230251236249277247226225264251233226222270303360370355310262
Female228262273246222233226214246234246245221236225273273259229206
Total458513509495499480452439510485479471443506528633643614539468

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71202 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 71202 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 71202 real estate data, the median home value of $65,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71202 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71202 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71202 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,225 90.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,060 7.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 329 1.1%
 Nursing Facilities 168 0.6%
 Other Institutional 42 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 220 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,458 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,990 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,620 45%
 Households Vacant 1,273 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 318 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Sale Only 64 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 810 64%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 51 1%
 1 Bedroom 502 10%
 2 Bedroom 1,515 30%
 3+ Bedroom 3,012 59%
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 $22,386 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71202 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, 71202 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 71202 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 6,293 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,889 21%
 No Earnings 11,631 51%
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 6,293 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,889 21%
 No Earnings 11,631 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,046 91.6%
 Public transportation 436 5.0%
 Taxicab 18 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 250 2.8%
 Worked at Home 34 0.4%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,945 33.5%
 High School Graduate 5,129 58.4%
 Associate's degree 216 2.5%
 Bachelor's degree 266 3.0%
 Master's degree 148 1.7%
 Professional school degree 23 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 52 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,992 88.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 100 1.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 848 10.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71202

ZIP Code 71202 is in the Office of Juvenile Justice School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71202.

Southside Alternative High School
4701 South Grand St
Monroe, LA 71202
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Office of Juvenile Justice School District
Southside Alternative High School
4701 South Grand St
Monroe, LA 71202
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Special School District
Carver Elementary School
1700 Orange St
Monroe, LA 71202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Monroe School District
Barkdull Faulk Elementary School
2110 Jackson St
Monroe, LA 71202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Monroe School District
Clara Hall Accelerated School
1000 Plum St
Monroe, LA 71202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Monroe School District
Berg Jones Elementary School
3000 Burg Jones Ln
Monroe, LA 71202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Monroe School District
Minnie Ruffin Elementary School
1801 Parkvidw Dr
Monroe, LA 71202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Monroe School District
Madison James Foster Elementary School
1310 Richwood Rd 1
Monroe, LA 71202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Monroe School District
Thomas Jefferson Elementary
1001 Pecan St
Monroe, LA 71202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Monroe School District
Robinson Elementary School
5101 Reddix Ln
Monroe, LA 71202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Shady Grove Elementary School
2204 Ticheli Rd
Monroe, LA 71202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Swayze Elementary School
2400 Burg Jones Ln
Monroe, LA 71202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Richwood Junior High School
5901 Hwy 165 South
Monroe, LA 71202
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Martin Luther King Junior High School
3716 Nutland Rd
Monroe, LA 71202
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: City of Monroe School District
Wossman High School
1600 Arizona St
Monroe, LA 71202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Monroe School District
Richwood High School
5901 Hwy 165 South
Monroe, LA 71202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ouachita Parish School District

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