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ZIP Code 71234

Primary City:Downsville, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (10:00pm)
Coordinates:32.6, -92.3
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71234

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71234. 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 71234. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71234, 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:
Downsville, LA
Unacceptable:
Eureka, Frost Town, Point, Willhite

Stats and Demographics for the 71234 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71234 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 71234 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71234 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,992
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,952
Median Home Value $82,300
Land Area 118.63 sq mi
Water Area 1.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,639
Median Household Income $50,052

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9513610512210811411511212319915018212210691473011
Female118111113128123126981031321891651581399778852734
Total2132472182502312402132152553883153402612031691325745

Gender

 Male 1,968 49%
 Female 2,024 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,756 94.1%
 Black Or African American 152 3.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 54 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 24 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2714320333832822812631
Renter255837372317135
Total5220124037535124513936

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 959 59%
 Single Guardian 242 15%
 Singles 377 23%
 Singles With Roommate 61 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,136 69%
 Households with Kids 503 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2119231523322727271922282214312822192222
Female1826282326251321262332142123372123262134
Total3945513849574048534254424337684945454356

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71234 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71234 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 71234 real estate data, the median home value of $82,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71234 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71234 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71234 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,992 100%
 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 725 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 699 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 215 11%
 Households Vacant 313 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 7.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 14 4.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 122 39.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 151 48.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 20 12%
 2 Bedroom 59 35%
 3+ Bedroom 89 53%
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 $50,052 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71234 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. In 71234 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,293 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 432 14%
 No Earnings 1,313 43%
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 1,293 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 432 14%
 No Earnings 1,313 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,467 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 30 2%
 Worked at Home 27 2%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 251 19%
 High School Graduate 799 61%
 Associate's degree 43 3%
 Bachelor's degree 152 12%
 Master's degree 35 3%
 Professional school degree 28 2%
 Doctorate degree 12 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 490 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 30 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 112 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71234

ZIP Code 71234 is in the Union Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71234.

Downsville Charter School
4787 Hwy 151
Downsville, LA 71234
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Union Parish School District

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