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ZIP Code 71245

Primary City:Grambling, LA (View All Cities)
County: Lincoln Parish
Timezone: Central (10:12am)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.52, -92.71
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71245

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71245. 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 71245. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71245, 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:
Grambling, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 71245 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71245 is located in northwest 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 71245 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71245 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,718
Population Density 672 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,310
Median Home Value $85,400
Land Area 7.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,157
Median Household Income $24,104

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 21Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 21

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male956846462627151734150495975564038381821
Female886679706837187815167798283765252463247
Total1831341251,1681,464338154921171281411581329290845068

Gender

 Male 2,007 43%
 Female 2,711 57%
Gender

Race

 White 61 1.3%
 Black Or African American 4,580 97.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.3%
 Asian 23 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 21 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 21 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2284376119988341
Renter185195837068342012
Total18722312614618713210353

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 261 23%
 Single Guardian 338 29%
 Singles 401 35%
 Singles With Roommate 157 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 848 73%
 Households with Kids 309 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male221719181319812165717413151311134289240
Female2410181911131114171715181514122323243405358
Total4627373724321926332222351927273634377694598

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71245 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 71245 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 71245 real estate data, the median home value of $85,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 71245 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71245 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,547 54%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 2,119 45%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 52 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 249 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 241 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 667 51%
 Households Vacant 153 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 50 32.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 8 5.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 8.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 9.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 43.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 73 9%
 2 Bedroom 373 48%
 3+ Bedroom 339 43%
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 $24,104 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 71245 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 71245 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 806 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,077 28%
 No Earnings 1,903 50%
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 806 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,077 28%
 No Earnings 1,903 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,108 77.2%
 Public transportation 3 0.2%
 Taxicab 47 3.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 197 13.7%
 Worked at Home 80 5.6%
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. 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 203 20%
 High School Graduate 492 48%
 Associate's degree 10 1%
 Bachelor's degree 167 16%
 Master's degree 135 13%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 21 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 576 81.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 96 13.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 33 4.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71245

ZIP Code 71245 is in the Special School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71245.

Northeast Supports & Services Center
2776 Hwy 150
Grambling, LA 71245
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Special School District
A. J. Brown Elementary School
300 Ralph Jones Dr
Grambling, LA 71245
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grambling State Lab School District
Grambling State University Middle School
407 Central Ave
Grambling, LA 71245
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Grambling State Lab School District
Grambling State University Lab High School
407 Central
Grambling, LA 71245
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grambling State Lab School District

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