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ZIP Code 71203

Primary City:Monroe, LA (View All Cities)
County: Ouachita Parish
Timezone: Central (6:32am)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.6, -92.0
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71203

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71203. 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 71203. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71203, 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:
Lakeshore

Stats and Demographics for the 71203 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71203 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 71203 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely 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 71203 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,105
Population Density 312 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,266
Median Home Value $122,300
Land Area 118.84 sq mi
Water Area 6.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,001
Median Household Income $41,229

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3491,3571,3211,5091,8221,2921,0799791,0081,0191,017938797580390331261227
Female1,2471,3371,3101,8082,2941,4011,3201,2091,1661,1841,2081,029859614565509381388
Total2,5962,6942,6313,3174,1162,6932,3992,1882,1742,2032,2251,9671,6561,194955840642615

Gender

 Male 17,276 47%
 Female 19,829 53%
Gender

Race

 White 19,388 52.3%
 Black Or African American 16,374 44.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 89 0.2%
 Asian 563 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 203 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 473 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1999481,4511,7371,6601,100754207
Renter1,2321,6831,029824534265236142
Total1,4312,6312,4802,5612,1941,365990349

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,720 41%
 Single Guardian 3,469 25%
 Singles 3,916 28%
 Singles With Roommate 896 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,983 64%
 Households with Kids 5,018 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male261277294252265260244279309258275264267257235256250338430417
Female244265243222260251279261286249270283243265254259283438574541
Total5055425374745255115235405955075455475105224895155337761,004958

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71203 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71203 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 71203 real estate data, the median home value of $122,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 71203. Rentals in 71203 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71203 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,154 94.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 410 1.1%
 Other Institutional 24 0.1%
 College Student Housing 1,498 4.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,418 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,638 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,945 39%
 Households Vacant 1,265 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 491 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 2%
 For Sale Only 139 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 83 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 506 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 297 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,253 22%
 2 Bedroom 2,211 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,894 33%
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 $41,229 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71203 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 71203 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 12,206 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,604 20%
 No Earnings 10,796 38%
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 12,206 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,604 20%
 No Earnings 10,796 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,302 96.1%
 Public transportation 108 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 245 1.5%
 Worked at Home 273 1.7%
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 1,206 12%
 High School Graduate 5,756 58%
 Associate's degree 304 3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,899 19%
 Master's degree 560 6%
 Professional school degree 125 1%
 Doctorate degree 80 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,262 81.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 781 10.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 655 8.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71203

ZIP Code 71203 is in the City of Monroe School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71203.

Career Development Center
400 Harrison St
Monroe, LA 71203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: City of Monroe School District
Sherrouse School
300 Sherrouse Ave
Monroe, LA 71203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: City of Monroe School District
Lincoln Elementary School
4200 Elm St
Monroe, LA 71203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Monroe School District
Cypress Point Elementary School
6701 Mosswood Dr
Monroe, LA 71203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Monroe School District
Jack Hayes Elementary School
3631 Old Sterlington Rd
Monroe, LA 71203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Lakeshore School
550 Balboa St
Monroe, LA 71203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Ouachita Junior High School
5500 Blanks St
Monroe, LA 71203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Swartz Upper Elementary School
400 Lincoln Hill Dr
Monroe, LA 71203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Swartz Lower Elementary School
235 Swartz School Rd
Monroe, LA 71203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Ouachita Parish High School
681 Hwy 594
Monroe, LA 71203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Sterlington High School
233 Keystone Rd
Monroe, LA 71203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
River Oaks School
600 Finks Hideaway Rd
Monroe, LA 71203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Ouachita Christian School
7065 Highway 165 N
Monroe, LA 71203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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