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ZIP Code 71291

Primary City:West Monroe, LA (View All Cities)
County: Ouachita Parish
Timezone: Central (4:03pm)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.6, -92.2
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71291

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71291. 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 71291. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71291, 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:
West Monroe, LA
Unacceptable:
Cheniere, Dean Chapel, Drew, Forest Park, Highland Park, Kiroli Woods, Splane Place, Wall Lake

Stats and Demographics for the 71291 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71291 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 71291 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 slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71291 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,644
Population Density 504 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,480
Median Home Value $143,200
Land Area 64.76 sq mi
Water Area 2.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,473
Median Household Income $48,191

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1081,1471,1511,0601,0271,0851,0761,0001,0121,1091,055958783579435346266167
Female1,1071,1891,0891,0621,1681,2291,1031,0881,0771,2161,1411,047896742640569484433
Total2,2152,3362,2402,1222,1952,3142,1792,0882,0892,3252,1962,0051,6791,3211,075915750600

Gender

 Male 15,364 47%
 Female 17,280 53%
Gender

Race

 White 28,032 85.9%
 Black Or African American 3,500 10.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 109 0.3%
 Asian 347 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 311 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 336 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1701,0591,4861,8701,7141,262925268
Renter5981,241877801557258238149
Total7682,3002,3632,6712,2711,5201,163417

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,423 48%
 Single Guardian 2,508 19%
 Singles 3,920 29%
 Singles With Roommate 622 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,870 66%
 Households with Kids 4,603 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male222228256204231245231211229242241242195231209203227207214206
Female221209226229237239234219260202237261198191232234199182215223
Total443437482433468484465430489444478503393422441437426389429429

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71291 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71291 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 71291 real estate data, the median home value of $143,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 71291. Rentals in 71291 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71291 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,365 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 52 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 190 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 37 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,785 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,969 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,719 33%
 Households Vacant 1,007 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 424 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Sale Only 117 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 76 8%
 For Migrant Workers 9 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 346 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 119 2%
 1 Bedroom 943 20%
 2 Bedroom 2,163 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,603 33%
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 $48,191 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71291 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, 71291 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. More commuters in 71291 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 12,583 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,176 20%
 No Earnings 8,014 31%
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 12,583 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,176 20%
 No Earnings 8,014 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,332 95.7%
 Public transportation 15 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 399 2.5%
 Worked at Home 256 1.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 976 10%
 High School Graduate 5,798 59%
 Associate's degree 229 2%
 Bachelor's degree 2,025 21%
 Master's degree 499 5%
 Professional school degree 158 2%
 Doctorate degree 117 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,178 82.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 445 6.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 851 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71291

ZIP Code 71291 is in the Ouachita Parish School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71291.

Ouachita Parish Alternative Center
1600 North 7th St
West Monroe, LA 71291
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Claiborne School
1011 Wallace Dean Rd
West Monroe, LA 71291
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Crosley Elementary School
700 Natchitoches St
West Monroe, LA 71291
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Drew Elementary School
1132 Hwy 15
West Monroe, LA 71291
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Highland Elementary School
1501 Wellerman Rd
West Monroe, LA 71291
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Kiroli Elementary School
700 Kiroli Rd
West Monroe, LA 71291
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Boley Elementary School
2213 Cypress St
West Monroe, LA 71291
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
West Ridge Middle School
6977 Cypress St
West Monroe, LA 71291
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Good Hope Middle School
400 Good Hope Rd
West Monroe, LA 71291
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
George Welch Elementary School
199 Caldwell Rd
West Monroe, LA 71291
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
West Monroe High School
201 Riggs St
West Monroe, LA 71291
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ouachita Parish School District
Buttons & Bows Child Care Center
705 Splane Dr
West Monroe, LA 71291
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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