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ZIP Code 71280

Primary City:Sterlington, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (8:13pm)
Coordinates:32.72, -92.09
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71280

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71280. 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 71280. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71280, 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:
Sterlington, LA
Acceptable:
Spencer

Stats and Demographics for the 71280 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71280 is located in north 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 71280 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71280 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,647
Population Density 57 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,608
Median Home Value $138,900
Land Area 64.22 sq mi
Water Area 2.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,437
Median Household Income $43,033

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12714314312897100118108104126126130968647523211
Female117115134127118111128115131129143127956872585629
Total2442582772552152112462232352552692571911541191108840

Gender

 Male 1,774 49%
 Female 1,873 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,925 80.2%
 Black Or African American 584 16.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.3%
 Asian 36 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 40 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 46 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2513214323423015013230
Renter449592702920110
Total6922723530425917014330

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 773 54%
 Single Guardian 284 20%
 Singles 336 23%
 Singles With Roommate 44 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 896 62%
 Households with Kids 541 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2624182422252531403433242527312225331719
Female1033351822222620251727303426272633192219
Total3657534244475151655160545953584858523938

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71280 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71280 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 71280 real estate data, the median home value of $138,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 71280. Rentals in 71280 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71280 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,647 100%
 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 622 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 454 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 361 22%
 Households Vacant 171 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 53 31.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1.8%
 For Sale Only 23 13.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 13.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 62 36.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 3%
 1 Bedroom 16 4%
 2 Bedroom 219 61%
 3+ Bedroom 111 31%
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 $43,033 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71280 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, 71280 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. However, that is not the case in 71280. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 1,262 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 337 12%
 No Earnings 1,104 41%
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 1,262 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 337 12%
 No Earnings 1,104 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,497 97.6%
 Public transportation 8 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 1.9%
 Worked at Home 0 0.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 77 7.8%
 High School Graduate 664 66.9%
 Associate's degree 33 3.3%
 Bachelor's degree 183 18.4%
 Master's degree 34 3.4%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 512 78.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 60 9.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 77 11.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71280

ZIP Code 71280 is in the Ouachita Parish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71280.

Sterlington Elementary School
9040 Hwy 165 North
Sterlington, LA 71280
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Sterlington Middle School
206 High Ave
Sterlington, LA 71280
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District

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