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ZIP Code 71227

Primary City:Choudrant, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (4:26pm)
Coordinates:32.5, -92.5
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71227

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71227. 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 71227. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71227, 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:
Choudrant, LA
Unacceptable:
Cartwright

Stats and Demographics for the 71227 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71227 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 71227 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71227 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,635
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,615
Median Home Value $102,900
Land Area 111.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,419
Median Household Income $46,328

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male 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
Male115123146118123114108103115153151116909453322714
Female1101011281581121151071221381301461221029761293329
Total225224274276235229215225253283297238192191114616043

Gender

 Male 1,795 49%
 Female 1,840 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,217 88.5%
 Black Or African American 334 9.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.2%
 Asian 11 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 34 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 29 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner331331962682291687832
Renter37784959272093
Total702112453272561888735

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 834 59%
 Single Guardian 203 14%
 Singles 317 22%
 Singles With Roommate 65 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 916 65%
 Households with Kids 503 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2322242725341827192828252837153023232728
Female1329142617192416252624382218283642302223
Total3651385342534243445452635055436665534951

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71227 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71227 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 71227 real estate data, the median home value of $102,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71227 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71227 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71227 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,635 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 580 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 557 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 282 17%
 Households Vacant 196 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 5 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 113 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 25 7%
 2 Bedroom 206 56%
 3+ Bedroom 136 37%
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 $46,328 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71227 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 71227 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,204 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 769 27%
 No Earnings 926 32%
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 1,204 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 769 27%
 No Earnings 926 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,681 96.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 0.2%
 Worked at Home 57 3.3%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 203 18%
 High School Graduate 749 65%
 Associate's degree 32 3%
 Bachelor's degree 96 8%
 Master's degree 38 3%
 Professional school degree 10 1%
 Doctorate degree 16 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 503 73.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 2.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 170 24.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71227

ZIP Code 71227 is in the Lincoln Parish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71227.

Choudrant Elementary School
200 Walker Rd
Choudrant, LA 71227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Parish School District
Choudrant High School
2555 Hwy 80
Choudrant, LA 71227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lincoln Parish School District

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