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ZIP Code 71277

Primary City:Spearsville, LA (View All Cities)
County: Union Parish
Timezone: Central (8:27am)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.9, -92.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71277

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71277. 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 71277. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71277, 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:
Spearsville, LA
Unacceptable:
Lockhart, Mount Union

Stats and Demographics for the 71277 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71277 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 71277 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71277 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,758
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 906
Median Home Value $55,200
Land Area 109.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 714
Median Household Income $39,659

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male505075475245455148567169564737341414
Female445056564149504166786165605247312525
Total94100131103939495921141341321341169984653939

Gender

 Male 861 49%
 Female 897 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,120 63.7%
 Black Or African American 598 34.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.3%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 29 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner860861341191087131
Renter428201814643
Total12881061521331147534

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 384 54%
 Single Guardian 133 19%
 Singles 175 25%
 Singles With Roommate 22 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 507 71%
 Households with Kids 207 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male611128612127131711151814816107613
Female51013815771291311111110511161778
Total1121251621191919223022262924132726241321

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71277 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71277 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 71277 real estate data, the median home value of $55,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71277 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71277 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71277 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,758 100%
 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 287 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 330 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 97 11%
 Households Vacant 192 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 7.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 2 1.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 4.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 47 24.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 119 62.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 14 27%
 3+ Bedroom 37 73%
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 $39,659 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71277 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 71277 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. Most commuters in 71277 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 527 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 145 10%
 No Earnings 761 53%
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 527 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 145 10%
 No Earnings 761 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 598 98.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 0.3%
 Worked at Home 10 1.6%
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 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 121 21%
 High School Graduate 384 66%
 Associate's degree 30 5%
 Bachelor's degree 26 4%
 Master's degree 19 3%
 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 157 60.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 42 16.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 59 22.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71277

ZIP Code 71277 is in the Union Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71277.

Spearsville K-8 School
115 Hwy 3265
Spearsville, LA 71277
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union Parish School District

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