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ZIP Code 71286

Primary City:Transylvania, LA (View All Cities)
County: East Carroll Parish
Timezone: Central (12:59am)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.7, -91.2
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71286

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71286. 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 71286. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71286, 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:
Transylvania, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 71286 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71286 is located in north 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 71286 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71286 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 615
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 307
Median Home Value $73,600
Land Area 92.87 sq mi
Water Area 6.94 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 254
Median Household Income $33,438

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male241121191814141323262831161817954
Female151721151723128252521192027121674
Total39284234353726214851495036452925128

Gender

 Male 311 51%
 Female 304 49%
Gender

Race

 White 521 84.7%
 Black Or African American 84 13.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner52122434345205
Renter5610119531
Total102732545250236

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 140 55%
 Single Guardian 34 13%
 Singles 64 25%
 Singles With Roommate 16 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 183 72%
 Households with Kids 71 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male45353251072624346423
Female46414422546452352144
Total81176767351181076698567

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71286 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71286 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 71286 real estate data, the median home value of $73,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71286 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71286 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71286 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 615 100%
 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 86 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 118 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 50 16%
 Households Vacant 53 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 8%
 For Sale Only 5 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 19%
 For Migrant Workers 1 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 13 14%
 2 Bedroom 3 3%
 3+ Bedroom 80 83%
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 $33,438 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71286 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 71286 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. The commute in 71286 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 223 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 64 15%
 No Earnings 150 34%
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 223 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 64 15%
 No Earnings 150 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 261 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 38 15%
 High School Graduate 177 72%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 32 13%
 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 2 2%
 Enrolled in Private School 93 98%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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