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ZIP Code 71237

Primary City:Epps, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (3:53am)
Coordinates:32.6, -91.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71237

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71237. 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 71237. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71237, 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:
Epps, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 71237 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71237 is located in north Louisiana and covers a slightly less 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 71237 are primarily white. 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71237 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,578
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 565
Median Home Value $72,400
Land Area 64.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 477
Median Household Income $30,380

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4032406712410099725857655533292617115
Female422940363931383635594860373033251713
Total82618010316313113710893116113115705959422818

Gender

 Male 930 59%
 Female 648 41%
Gender

Race

 White 956 60.6%
 Black Or African American 585 37.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.6%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 16 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner821487978724914
Renter828162617553
Total16496410595775417

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 237 50%
 Single Guardian 110 23%
 Singles 118 25%
 Singles With Roommate 12 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 326 68%
 Households with Kids 151 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6115108197713651061099152427
Female689776268689710888666
Total121914171571113151914141716181717213033

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71237 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71237 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 71237 real estate data, the median home value of $72,400 is low 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 71237. Rentals in 71237 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71237 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,200 76%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 378 24%
 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 110 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 259 46%
 Renter Occupied Households 108 19%
 Households Vacant 88 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 6%
 For Sale Only 6 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 52 29%
 3+ Bedroom 127 71%
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 $30,380 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71237 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, 71237 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 71237 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 407 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 258 16%
 No Earnings 900 58%
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 407 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 258 16%
 No Earnings 900 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 456 95.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 4.0%
 Worked at Home 3 0.6%
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 311 39%
 High School Graduate 430 54%
 Associate's degree 13 2%
 Bachelor's degree 23 3%
 Master's degree 15 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 311 75.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 2.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 87 21.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71237

ZIP Code 71237 is in the West Carroll Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71237.

Epps High School
4044 Circle Dr
Epps, LA 71237
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: West Carroll Parish School District

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