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ZIP Code 71362

Primary City:Plaucheville, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (3:48pm)
Coordinates:30.9, -92.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71362

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71362. 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 71362. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71362, 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:
Plaucheville, LA
Unacceptable:
Bodoc, Choupique

Stats and Demographics for the 71362 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71362 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 71362 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 small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71362 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,169
Population Density 42 people per sq mi
Housing Units 921
Median Home Value $80,700
Land Area 51.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 800
Median Household Income $39,491

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male867885765082535375906675644737301712
Female806682675869627375637369605152293430
Total1661441671431081511151261501531391441249889595142

Gender

 Male 1,076 50%
 Female 1,093 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,093 96.5%
 Black Or African American 26 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.7%
 Asian 9 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 23 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2492126131134925415
Renter122716231719144
Total361191421541511116819

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 479 60%
 Single Guardian 119 15%
 Singles 170 21%
 Singles With Roommate 32 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 478 60%
 Households with Kids 322 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male181614202013249121818121522171810181313
Female1910181616177101626161411152010227819
Total3726323636303119284434262637372832252132

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71362 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71362 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 71362 real estate data, the median home value of $80,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 71362. Rentals in 71362 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71362 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,107 97.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 59 2.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 357 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 311 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 132 14%
 Households Vacant 121 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 14 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 60 50%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 2%
 1 Bedroom 20 13%
 2 Bedroom 51 34%
 3+ Bedroom 76 51%
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 $39,491 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71362 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 71362 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 581 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 249 18%
 No Earnings 528 39%
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 581 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 249 18%
 No Earnings 528 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 724 91.6%
 Public transportation 1 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 2.9%
 Worked at Home 42 5.3%
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 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 87 18%
 High School Graduate 331 69%
 Associate's degree 42 9%
 Bachelor's degree 15 3%
 Master's degree 5 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 303 65.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 79 17.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 79 17.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71362

ZIP Code 71362 is in the Avoyelles Parish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71362.

Plaucheville Elementary School
Hwy 1181 School Loop 50
Plaucheville, LA 71362
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Avoyelles Parish School District
St Joseph Elementary High School
3406 Highway 107 S
Plaucheville, LA 71362
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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