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ZIP Code 71353

Primary City:Melville, LA (View All Cities)
County: St. Landry Parish
Timezone: Central (10:39am)
Coordinates:30.7, -91.8
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71353

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71353. 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 71353. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71353, 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:
Melville, LA
Unacceptable:
Bayou Current, Bayou Rouge, Elba, Goodwood, Woodside

Stats and Demographics for the 71353 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71353 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 71353 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71353 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,664
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 926
Median Home Value $59,700
Land Area 75.23 sq mi
Water Area 3.98 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 716
Median Household Income $26,719

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male58486461433832375466695348413728156
Female525452594345373949727376574743251924
Total110102116120868369761031381421291058880533430

Gender

 Male 798 48%
 Female 866 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,057 63.5%
 Black Or African American 579 34.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner174283133113945312
Renter152418442917157
Total32661011771421116819

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 295 41%
 Single Guardian 176 25%
 Singles 229 32%
 Singles With Roommate 16 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 495 69%
 Households with Kids 221 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male81314813111167101014121811121315104
Female911121116851015710128157131320610
Total1724261929191616221720262033182526351614

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71353 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71353 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 71353 real estate data, the median home value of $59,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71353 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71353 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71353 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,664 100%
 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 209 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 338 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 169 18%
 Households Vacant 210 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 7 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 94 45%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 80 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 31 14%
 2 Bedroom 70 33%
 3+ Bedroom 113 53%
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 $26,719 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71353 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 71353 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 485 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 126 10%
 No Earnings 683 53%
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 485 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 126 10%
 No Earnings 683 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 487 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 1%
 Worked at Home 10 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 153 29%
 High School Graduate 335 64%
 Associate's degree 10 2%
 Bachelor's degree 22 4%
 Master's degree 6 1%
 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 295 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 74 20%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71353

ZIP Code 71353 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71353.

Melville Private School
522 Hagen St
Melville, LA 71353
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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