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ZIP Code 71301

Primary City:Alexandria, LA (View All Cities)
County: Rapides Parish
Timezone: Central (3:52am)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.26, -92.47
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71301

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71301. 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 71301. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71301, 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:
Alexandria, LA
Unacceptable:
Alex, Anandale, Camp Stafford, Castle Village, Chandler Park, Charles Park, Cherokee Village, Martin Park, Moreland, Tanglewood, Timber Trails

Stats and Demographics for the 71301 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71301 is located in west Louisiana and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 71301 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71301 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,859
Population Density 1,832 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,766
Median Home Value $103,900
Land Area 12.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,625
Median Household Income $32,065

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male809917859843664805651639620786771712537343267187171145
Female825902875840739806783643754842926798584443376288330379
Total1,6341,8191,7341,6831,4031,6111,4341,2821,3741,6281,6971,5101,121786643475501524

Gender

 Male 10,726 47%
 Female 12,133 53%
Gender

Race

 White 8,369 36.6%
 Black Or African American 13,365 58.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 102 0.4%
 Asian 437 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 185 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 397 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner393615989881,007659520255
Renter3431,04279487862128614391
Total3821,4031,3921,8661,628945663346

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,831 33%
 Single Guardian 2,634 31%
 Singles 2,692 31%
 Singles With Roommate 468 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,579 65%
 Households with Kids 3,046 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male164152155172178202171162204173175167162182178166207161131129
Female165160185153190167179175191191202157148177156174173176161136
Total329312340325368369350337395364377324310359334340380337292265

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71301 has a slightly less than average 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 71301 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 71301 real estate data, the median home value of $103,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71301 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71301 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71301 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,940 96.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 341 1.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 308 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 6 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 252 1.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,708 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,719 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,198 43%
 Households Vacant 1,141 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 419 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1%
 For Sale Only 121 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 510 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 65 2%
 1 Bedroom 669 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,542 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,638 42%
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 $32,065 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71301 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 71301 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 71301 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 6,099 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,435 20%
 No Earnings 7,893 45%
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 6,099 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,435 20%
 No Earnings 7,893 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,402 91.4%
 Public transportation 244 3.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 341 4.2%
 Worked at Home 109 1.3%
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 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 1,359 20.5%
 High School Graduate 3,761 56.8%
 Associate's degree 159 2.4%
 Bachelor's degree 852 12.9%
 Master's degree 223 3.4%
 Professional school degree 218 3.3%
 Doctorate degree 47 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,529 84.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 434 8.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 405 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71301

ZIP Code 71301 is in the Rapides Parish School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71301.

Alexandria Middle Magnet School
122 Maryland Ave
Alexandria, LA 71301
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
Scott M. Brame Middle School
4800 Dawn St
Alexandria, LA 71301
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
Cherokee Elementary School
5700 Prescott Rd
Alexandria, LA 71301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
Horseshoe Drive Elementary New Vision Academy
2905 Horseshoe Dr
Alexandria, LA 71301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
D.f. Huddle Elementary New Vision Academy
505 Texas Ave
Alexandria, LA 71301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
Julius Patrick Elementary School
1402 Reed Ave
Alexandria, LA 71301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
Rosenthal Montessori Elementary School
1951 Monroe St
Alexandria, LA 71301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
L.s. Rugg Elementary School
1319 Bush Ave
Alexandria, LA 71301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
Bolton High School
2101 Vance Ave
Alexandria, LA 71301
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rapides Parish School District
St Frances Cabrini School
2215 E Texas Ave
Alexandria, LA 71301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Our Lady-Prompt Succor School
420 21st St
Alexandria, LA 71301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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