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ZIP Code 71251

Primary City:Jonesboro, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (10:44pm)
Coordinates:32.2, -92.7
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71251

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71251. 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 71251. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71251, 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:
Jonesboro, LA
Unacceptable:
Weston, Wyatt

Stats and Demographics for the 71251 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71251 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 71251 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71251 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,051
Population Density 49 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,855
Median Home Value $72,900
Land Area 182.98 sq mi
Water Area 2.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,282
Median Household Income $37,775

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3182892553183823863763063053313022792482151861086856
Female271248291267242254233237264307276291277248183168108158
Total589537546585624640609543569638578570525463369276176214

Gender

 Male 4,728 52%
 Female 4,323 48%
Gender

Race

 White 5,406 59.7%
 Black Or African American 3,489 38.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.2%
 Asian 20 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 16 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 101 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner40183301430484442247101
Renter114231217193133935419
Total154414518623617535301120

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,515 46%
 Single Guardian 750 23%
 Singles 922 28%
 Singles With Roommate 95 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,195 67%
 Households with Kids 1,087 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4569726154545661644951634448595767676868
Female5049437153474757445366486163515239626341
Total95118115132107101103118108102117111105111110109106129131109

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71251 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71251 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 71251 real estate data, the median home value of $72,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 71251. Rentals in 71251 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71251 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,013 88.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 816 9.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 206 2.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,083 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,145 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,054 27%
 Households Vacant 573 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 70 12.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.7%
 For Sale Only 23 4.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 121 21.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 345 60.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 82 6%
 2 Bedroom 524 40%
 3+ Bedroom 707 54%
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 $37,775 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71251 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 71251 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 2,368 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,616 22%
 No Earnings 3,438 46%
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 2,368 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,616 22%
 No Earnings 3,438 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,912 94.1%
 Public transportation 14 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 65 2.1%
 Worked at Home 94 3.0%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 762 25.1%
 High School Graduate 1,967 64.9%
 Associate's degree 46 1.5%
 Bachelor's degree 139 4.6%
 Master's degree 96 3.2%
 Professional school degree 9 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,459 82.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 153 8.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 153 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71251

ZIP Code 71251 is in the Jackson Parish School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71251.

Weston High School
213 Hwy 505
Jonesboro, LA 71251
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jackson Parish School District
Jonesboro-Hodge Middle School
440 Old Winnfield Hwy
Jonesboro, LA 71251
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jackson Parish School District
Southside Elementary School
2105 South Polk St
Jonesboro, LA 71251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jackson Parish School District
Jonesboro-Hodge High School
225 Pershing Hwy
Jonesboro, LA 71251
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jackson Parish School District

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