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ZIP Code 71254

Primary City:Lake Providence, LA (View All Cities)
County: East Carroll Parish
Timezone: Central (6:01am)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.8, -91.2
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71254

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71254. 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 71254. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71254, 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:
Lake Providence, LA
Acceptable:
Lk Providence
Unacceptable:
Gassoway, Hollybrook, Millikin, Monticello, Shelburn

Stats and Demographics for the 71254 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71254 is located in north Louisiana and covers a large 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 71254 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71254 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,759
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,422
Median Home Value $47,800
Land Area 262.90 sq mi
Water Area 11.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,149
Median Household Income $22,460

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2702462292523103843032522422912341841429481554624
Female241259223247205199175164159194214179168135109938175
Total51150545249951558347841640148544836331022919014812799

Gender

 Male 3,639 54%
 Female 3,120 46%
Gender

Race

 White 1,516 22.4%
 Black Or African American 5,100 75.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.2%
 Asian 44 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 33 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 51 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner148314530627723615670
Renter72232151146115695324
Total8631529645239230520994

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 617 29%
 Single Guardian 818 38%
 Singles 654 30%
 Singles With Roommate 60 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,342 62%
 Households with Kids 807 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5448685656435147495250434143464745526256
Female5045475264495445473848355151465753484337
Total104931151081209210592969098789294921049810010593

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71254 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 71254 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 71254 real estate data, the median home value of $47,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71254 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71254 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71254 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,692 84%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,067 16%
 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 484 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 803 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 862 36%
 Households Vacant 273 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 42 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 4%
 For Sale Only 17 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 67 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 130 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 2%
 1 Bedroom 158 17%
 2 Bedroom 252 27%
 3+ Bedroom 492 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 $22,460 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71254 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 71254 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 1,186 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 883 17%
 No Earnings 3,049 60%
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 1,186 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 883 17%
 No Earnings 3,049 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,343 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 91 6%
 Worked at Home 59 4%
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 911 39.3%
 High School Graduate 1,226 52.8%
 Associate's degree 32 1.4%
 Bachelor's degree 126 5.4%
 Master's degree 13 0.6%
 Professional school degree 12 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,099 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 35 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 212 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71254

ZIP Code 71254 is in the East Carroll Parish School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71254.

Griffin Middle School Academy
1205 Gould St
Lake Providence, LA 71254
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Carroll Parish School District
Southside Elementary School
1307 Gould St
Lake Providence, LA 71254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Carroll Parish School District
Lake Providence Senior High School
700 Martin Luther King Dr
Lake Providence, LA 71254
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Carroll Parish School District
Briarfield Academy
301 Riddle Ln
Lake Providence, LA 71254
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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