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ZIP Code 71418

Primary City:Columbia, LA (View All Cities)
County: Caldwell Parish
Timezone: Central (8:34am)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.1, -92.1
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71418

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71418. 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 71418. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71418, 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:
Columbia, LA
Unacceptable:
Banks Springs, Bellview, Big Ridge, Brownville, Burroughs, Columbia Heights, Copenhagen, Duty Ferry, Eastside, Hearn Island, Hebert, Longlake, Riverton, Vixen

Stats and Demographics for the 71418 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71418 is located in north Louisiana and covers a large 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 71418 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71418 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,295
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,459
Median Home Value $67,900
Land Area 342.59 sq mi
Water Area 12.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,574
Median Household Income $39,329

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male209196205218174153150179191235234237217145145855518
Female2082431851901611591801802042312202292301751661247193
Total417439390408335312330359395466454466447320311209126111

Gender

 Male 3,046 48%
 Female 3,249 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,148 81.8%
 Black Or African American 1,030 16.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.3%
 Asian 22 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 21 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 58 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5617626838545836218049
Renter5712112411994545021
Total11329739250455241623070

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,252 49%
 Single Guardian 483 19%
 Singles 747 29%
 Singles With Roommate 92 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,773 69%
 Households with Kids 801 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3554453632324747384047423937353655425034
Female4141434256414947504634404421384041393230
Total7695887888739694888681828358737696818264

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71418 has a large 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 71418 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 71418 real estate data, the median home value of $67,900 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 71418. Rentals in 71418 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71418 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,173 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 40 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 1 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 75 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 958 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 976 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 640 19%
 Households Vacant 885 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 99 11.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Sale Only 29 3.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 523 59.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 219 24.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 69 11%
 2 Bedroom 223 36%
 3+ Bedroom 329 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 $39,329 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71418 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, 71418 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 71418 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 1,602 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,367 29%
 No Earnings 1,769 37%
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 1,602 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,367 29%
 No Earnings 1,769 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,129 91.6%
 Public transportation 28 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 149 6.4%
 Worked at Home 18 0.8%
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 507 24.1%
 High School Graduate 1,423 67.5%
 Associate's degree 14 0.7%
 Bachelor's degree 141 6.7%
 Master's degree 20 0.9%
 Professional school degree 1 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,229 85.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 49 3.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 160 11.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71418

ZIP Code 71418 is in the Caldwell Parish School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71418.

Caldwell Parish Junior High School
114 Trojan Dr
Columbia, LA 71418
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Caldwell Parish School District
Union Central Elementary School
649 Hwy 849
Columbia, LA 71418
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell Parish School District
Columbia Elementary School
205 Church St
Columbia, LA 71418
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell Parish School District
Caldwell Parish High School
163 Spartan Dr
Columbia, LA 71418
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Caldwell Parish School District

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