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ZIP Code 71369

Primary City:Simmesport, LA (View All Cities)
County: Avoyelles Parish
Timezone: Central (12:11am)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.9, -91.9
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71369

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71369. 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 71369. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71369, 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:
Simmesport, LA
Unacceptable:
Hyde, Odenburg, Red Fish

Stats and Demographics for the 71369 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71369 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 71369 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71369 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,222
Population Density 42 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,315
Median Home Value $64,300
Land Area 76.18 sq mi
Water Area 1.70 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,110
Median Household Income $30,298

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
Male12013213810577746955759512890834553291715
Female11112211811411615412413113113315189637662484237
Total231254256219193228193186206228279179146121115775952

Gender

 Male 1,400 43%
 Female 1,822 57%
Gender

Race

 White 1,880 58.3%
 Black Or African American 1,272 39.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.7%
 Asian 7 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 34 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2086952001521157315
Renter477661664235225
Total671621562661941509520

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 428 39%
 Single Guardian 309 28%
 Singles 332 30%
 Singles With Roommate 41 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 677 61%
 Households with Kids 433 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2020272423282129313425312523182121242121
Female1628301922211824372723202424232328122823
Total3648574345493953686148514947414449364944

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71369 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 71369 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 71369 real estate data, the median home value of $64,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71369 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71369 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71369 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,869 89%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 277 9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 76 2%
 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 370 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 386 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 354 27%
 Households Vacant 205 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 11.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2.9%
 For Sale Only 10 4.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 63 30.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 102 49.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 3%
 1 Bedroom 74 22%
 2 Bedroom 94 28%
 3+ Bedroom 161 48%
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 $30,298 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71369 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, 71369 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. Most commuters in 71369 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 587 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 380 19%
 No Earnings 1,057 52%
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 587 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 380 19%
 No Earnings 1,057 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 727 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 3%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 307 47.3%
 High School Graduate 311 47.9%
 Associate's degree 4 0.6%
 Bachelor's degree 27 4.2%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 486 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 22 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 36 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71369

ZIP Code 71369 is in the Avoyelles Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71369.

Riverside Elementary School
549 Norwood St
Simmesport, LA 71369
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Avoyelles Parish School District

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