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ZIP Code 71327

Primary City:Cottonport, LA (View All Cities)
County: Avoyelles Parish
Timezone: Central (5:42am)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.96, -92.05
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71327

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71327. 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 71327. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71327, 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:
Cottonport, LA
Unacceptable:
Crackville, Dora Bend, Hickory, Longbridge

Stats and Demographics for the 71327 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71327 is located in central 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 71327 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly less than average. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71327 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,454
Population Density 130 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,607
Median Home Value $92,600
Land Area 42.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,437
Median Household Income $38,795

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male14615915315925132335135130928924820112210859362118
Female1531401381571521521381351581581321261129474554531
Total299299291316403475489486467447380327234202133916649

Gender

 Male 3,304 61%
 Female 2,150 39%
Gender

Race

 White 2,847 52.2%
 Black Or African American 2,508 46.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 30 0.6%
 Asian 12 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 12 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 45 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner201151751912141698133
Renter578476775648329
Total7719925126827021711342

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 646 45%
 Single Guardian 355 25%
 Singles 375 26%
 Singles With Roommate 61 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 887 62%
 Households with Kids 550 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4122242833353725293531213432292233383746
Female3622402823203731292425322631373036262831
Total7744645656557456585956536063665269646577

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71327 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71327 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1950s. Looking at 71327 real estate data, the median home value of $92,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71327 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71327 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71327 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,714 68.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,733 31.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 526 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 472 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 439 27%
 Households Vacant 170 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 15.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 4.1%
 For Sale Only 12 7.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 24.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 82 48.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 3%
 2 Bedroom 166 34%
 3+ Bedroom 313 63%
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 $38,795 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71327 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, 71327 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 71327 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,272 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 980 19%
 No Earnings 2,908 56%
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 1,272 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 980 19%
 No Earnings 2,908 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,717 94%
 Public transportation 42 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 43 2%
 Worked at Home 29 2%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,037 36.7%
 High School Graduate 1,564 55.4%
 Associate's degree 79 2.8%
 Bachelor's degree 98 3.5%
 Master's degree 17 0.6%
 Professional school degree 28 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 981 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 174 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 53 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71327

ZIP Code 71327 is in the Avoyelles Parish School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71327.

Cottonport Elementary School
950 Lemoine St
Cottonport, LA 71327
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Avoyelles Parish School District
Avoyelles Correctional Center
1630 Prison Rd
Cottonport, LA 71327
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Special School District
St Mary'S Assumption School
850 Front St
Cottonport, LA 71327
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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