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ZIP Code 71417

Primary City:Colfax, LA (View All Cities)
County: Grant Parish
Timezone: Central (1:03am)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.5, -92.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71417

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71417. 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 71417. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71417, 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:
Colfax, LA
Unacceptable:
Aloha, Bagdad, Fairmont, Mcneely, Rock

Stats and Demographics for the 71417 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71417 is located in west Louisiana and covers a slightly higher 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 71417 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 71417 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,932
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,167
Median Home Value $73,000
Land Area 138.85 sq mi
Water Area 8.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,838
Median Household Income $32,077

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male19916217920213215012413414619318616315810183663828
Female185151148172158131147131147197178174164118107585369
Total3843133273742902812712652933903643373222191901249197

Gender

 Male 2,444 50%
 Female 2,488 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,114 63.1%
 Black Or African American 1,668 33.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.7%
 Asian 6 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 98 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2914119531232221012951
Renter389890967335154
Total6723928540839524514455

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 835 45%
 Single Guardian 446 24%
 Singles 486 26%
 Singles With Roommate 71 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,149 63%
 Households with Kids 689 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3349364831313435312846333636474646313239
Female4130274232362924302835312529372839422630
Total7479639063676359615681646165847485735869

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71417 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 71417 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 71417 real estate data, the median home value of $73,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71417 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71417 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71417 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,699 95.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 98 2.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 123 2.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 638 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 751 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 449 21%
 Households Vacant 329 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 25 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 107 33%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 160 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 3%
 1 Bedroom 29 7%
 2 Bedroom 196 48%
 3+ Bedroom 168 41%
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 $32,077 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71417 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, 71417 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 71417 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 1,294 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 741 20%
 No Earnings 1,735 46%
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 1,294 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 741 20%
 No Earnings 1,735 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,530 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 15 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 47 3%
 Worked at Home 21 1%
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 437 27.6%
 High School Graduate 994 62.7%
 Associate's degree 19 1.2%
 Bachelor's degree 71 4.5%
 Master's degree 59 3.7%
 Professional school degree 2 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 656 69%
 Enrolled in Private School 81 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 211 22%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71417

ZIP Code 71417 is in the Grant Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71417.

Colfax Elementary School
250 Third St
Colfax, LA 71417
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grant Parish School District

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