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ZIP Code 71302

Primary City:Alexandria, LA (View All Cities)
County: Rapides Parish
Timezone: Central (11:54pm)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.2, -92.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71302

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71302. 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 71302. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71302, 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, Willow Glen

Stats and Demographics for the 71302 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71302 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 71302 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 71302 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,049
Population Density 229 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,478
Median Home Value $94,900
Land Area 65.83 sq mi
Water Area 2.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,786
Median Household Income $29,306

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male59457562461441239233630339050547646239829322217710957
Female560545593601497529452432462539578556517364312238175160
Total1,1541,1201,2171,2159099217887358521,0441,0541,018915657534415284217

Gender

 Male 6,939 46%
 Female 8,110 54%
Gender

Race

 White 2,603 17.3%
 Black Or African American 12,092 80.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.4%
 Asian 35 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 43 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 221 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner56189379645773688412139
Renter27458743248240517411536
Total3307768111,1271,178862527175

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,843 32%
 Single Guardian 2,134 37%
 Singles 1,573 27%
 Singles With Roommate 236 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,614 62%
 Households with Kids 2,172 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12113411313613012710911396134133118116123120146109118121100
Female113105128102105116901181161361121309811711513311911811699
Total234239241238235243199231212270245248214240235279228236237199

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71302 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71302 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 71302 real estate data, the median home value of $94,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71302 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71302 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 71302 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,927 99%
 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 122 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,681 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,600 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,505 39%
 Households Vacant 692 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 235 34.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1.4%
 For Sale Only 31 4.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 5.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 5.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 336 48.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 1%
 1 Bedroom 259 11%
 2 Bedroom 1,005 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,014 44%
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 $29,306 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71302 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, 71302 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 71302 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 4,137 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,378 20%
 No Earnings 5,169 44%
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 4,137 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,378 20%
 No Earnings 5,169 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,223 95.2%
 Public transportation 127 2.3%
 Taxicab 20 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 84 1.5%
 Worked at Home 30 0.5%
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 1,016 24.7%
 High School Graduate 2,535 61.7%
 Associate's degree 136 3.3%
 Bachelor's degree 301 7.3%
 Master's degree 78 1.9%
 Professional school degree 20 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 24 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,389 89.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 98 2.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 307 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71302

ZIP Code 71302 is in the Rapides Parish School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71302.

Phoenix Magnet Elementary School
4500 Lincoln Rd
Alexandria, LA 71302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
Acadian Elementary New Vision Academy
310 Richmond Dr
Alexandria, LA 71302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
Arthur F. Smith Middle Magnet School
3100 Jones St
Alexandria, LA 71302
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
Hadnot-Hayes S.t.e.M. Elementary School
4020 Aaron St
Alexandria, LA 71302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
Martin Park Elementary School
4203 Lisa St
Alexandria, LA 71302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
Peabody Montessori Elementary School
2416 3rd St
Alexandria, LA 71302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
Poland Junior High School
3348 Hwy 457
Alexandria, LA 71302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
W.o. Hall Elementary School
3111 Jones Ave
Alexandria, LA 71302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
Alma Redwine Elementary New Vision Academy
1323 Vance Ave
Alexandria, LA 71302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
Peabody Magnet High School
2727 Jones Ave
Alexandria, LA 71302
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rapides Parish School District
Smyrna Adventist Jr Academy
916 Richmond Dr
Alexandria, LA 71302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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