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ZIP Code 71222

Primary City:Bernice, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (12:09am)
Coordinates:32.8, -92.7
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71222

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71222. 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 71222. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71222, 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:
Bernice, LA
Unacceptable:
Shiloh, Weldon

Stats and Demographics for the 71222 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71222 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 71222 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is 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 71222 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,481
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,673
Median Home Value $54,100
Land Area 146.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,383
Median Household Income $25,020

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1291361281269897958211094109110969458743021
Female125141127106821121071108711613512010910572644432
Total2542772552321802092021921972102442302051991301387453

Gender

 Male 1,687 48%
 Female 1,794 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,869 53.7%
 Black Or African American 1,321 37.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 247 7.1%
 Two Or More Races 31 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1710414419819318813836
Renter368659656331187
Total5319020326325621915643

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 643 46%
 Single Guardian 324 23%
 Singles 382 28%
 Singles With Roommate 34 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 894 65%
 Households with Kids 489 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2020282825333120273626261822302430241812
Female212537293120293130253222301891629213116
Total4145655756536051576158484840394059454928

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71222 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71222 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 71222 real estate data, the median home value of $54,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71222 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71222 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71222 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,479 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 2 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 416 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 602 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 365 22%
 Households Vacant 290 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 41 14.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Sale Only 16 5.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 123 42.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 106 36.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 1%
 1 Bedroom 33 9%
 2 Bedroom 103 30%
 3+ Bedroom 208 60%
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 $25,020 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71222 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, 71222 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. However, that is not the case in 71222. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 801 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 449 15%
 No Earnings 1,652 57%
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 801 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 449 15%
 No Earnings 1,652 57%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,001 97.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 1.9%
 Worked at Home 7 0.7%
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. 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 289 25.4%
 High School Graduate 766 67.4%
 Associate's degree 20 1.8%
 Bachelor's degree 25 2.2%
 Master's degree 4 0.4%
 Professional school degree 10 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 22 1.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 599 73.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 62 7.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 159 19.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71222

ZIP Code 71222 is in the Union Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71222.

Bernice Elementary School
119 8th St
Bernice, LA 71222
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union Parish School District

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