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ZIP Code 71272

Primary City:Ruston, LA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Lincoln Parish
Timezone: Central (3:52am)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.5, -92.6
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71272

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71272. 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 71272. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71272, 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:
Ruston, LA
La Tech, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana Tech Univ

Stats and Demographics for the 71272 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71272 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 71272 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71272 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,893
Population Density 11,587 people per sq mi
Housing Units 0
Land Area 0.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 0

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 20

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


 Male 1,058 56%
 Female 835 44%


 White 1,305 68.9%
 Black Or African American 541 28.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.5%
 Asian 10 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 17 0.9%

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 0 0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 1,893 100%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 71272 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 71272 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 71272 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 28 1%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,232 62%
 No Earnings 725 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 28 1%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,232 62%
 No Earnings 725 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 293 50%
 Public transportation 10 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 176 30%
 Worked at Home 111 19%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 71272 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 36 95%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 2 5%
 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 51 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71272

ZIP Code 71272 is in the A.e. Phillips Laboratory School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71272.

A. E. Phillips Laboratory School
305 Wisteria St
Ruston, LA 71272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: A.e. Phillips Laboratory School District

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