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ZIP Code 71243

Primary City:Fort Necessity, LA (View All Cities)
County: Franklin Parish
Timezone: Central (8:13pm)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.97, -91.81
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71243

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71243. 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 71243. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71243, 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:
Fort Necessity, LA
Acceptable:
Extension, Ft Necessity

Stats and Demographics for the 71243 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71243 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 71243 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 71243 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 194
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 106
Median Home Value $45,000
Land Area 25.49 sq mi
Water Area 1.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 83
Median Household Income $26,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5998352771199743023
Female1785153841185823525
Total6161713410515112217141566548

Gender

 Male 103 53%
 Female 91 47%
Gender

Race

 White 175 90%
 Black Or African American 17 9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 2 1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner25102015858
Renter02422000
Total27142217858

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 45 54%
 Single Guardian 13 16%
 Singles 24 29%
 Singles With Roommate 1 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 53 64%
 Households with Kids 30 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11122220312015120141
Female00002320000422202011
Total11124540312437322152

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71243 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71243 were primarily built in the 1960s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 71243 real estate data, the median home value of $45,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71243 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 194 100%
 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 29 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 44 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 10 9%
 Households Vacant 23 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 74%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $26,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71243 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 71243 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 71243. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 26 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 29 29%
 No Earnings 44 44%
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 26 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 29 29%
 No Earnings 44 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 38 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 4 10%
 High School Graduate 21 50%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 17 40%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 19 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71243

ZIP Code 71243 is in the Franklin Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71243.

Fort Necessity School
10630 Hwy 562
Fort Necessity, LA 71243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Franklin Parish School District

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